Original photo courtesy of Jim Mitchell.
Dr. John Thompson Mitchell, born Oct 12, 1847 in Missouri, died Nov 4, 1912, settled in Kansas City. He was the eldest son of Rev. James Bourne Mitchell and Martha Cowden Dysart.
From the 1880 census:
1880 MO, JACKSON CO., KANSAS CITY 5th WARD
MITCHELL John T. 32 b. MO physician father b. VA mother b. MO single
MAXWELL John L. 35 b. IL attorney father b. KY mother b. TN single
From the 1900 census:
1900 District 0021 Kansas City Ward 3, Jackson, Missouri
907/105/199 Mitchell John T. head w m Oct 1847 52 wd b. MO father b. VA mother b. MO physician
Glass, Lawrence A. Roomer w m Sept 1854 45 wd b. OH father b. MD mother b. MD bookkeeper
Felton Williamm T. Roomer w m Apr 1855 45 single NY father b. NY mother b. NY real estate agent
John married Ella May Moore on Feb 11, 1886. She died Oct 19 1887.