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WILLIAM MITCHELL FAMILY

Family of Margaret Mitchell


WILLIAM MITCHELL (son of Thomas & Mary Ann (BARNETT) MITCHELL) was b 08 Dec 1777 in Edgefield District, SC; d 24 Feb 1859 in GA. He was a soldier in the War of 1812 and a farmer. Abt 1800 he mar ELEANOR THOMASSON (dau of John & Eleanor (DIAMOND) THOMASSON), both Irish emigrants who were living in Elbert Co, GA. Eleanor was b 25 Sep 1781, d 04 Aug 1860. Their known children are ---

  • I (1) FRANCES MITCHELL b 22 Aug 1801, d 11 Oct 1837, mar ANDERSON WHITE
  • I (2) WILLIAM B. MITCHELL b 24 Aug 1803, d 18 Sep 1809
  • I (3) NANCY ANN MITCHELL b 24 Apr 1805, d abt 1876, mar BANNISTER R. BRAY
  • I (4) JOHN THOMAS MITCHELL b 07 Mar 1807, d abt 1890, mar RENA MOON
  • I (5) HIRAM B. MITCHELL b 20 Feb 1809, d 04 Apr 1810
  • I (6) ISAAC GREEN MITCHELL b 22 May 1810, d 16 Oct 1881, mar MARY ANN DUDLEY - See below for details of their family
  • I (7) ALEXANDER WELDON MITCHELL b 17 Mar 1812, d 04 Feb 1891, mar MARY MC DANIEL
  • I (8) PERMELIA MITCHELL b 07 Dec 1814, d apt Sep 1891, mar 1st a MR ASHLEY, mar 2nd JAMES ELKIN
  • I (9) MINERVA MITCHELL b 23 Jul 1816, d 14 Jul 1822
  • I (10) MATHEW DEWITT MITCHELL b 11 Mar 1819, d ? , mar MATILDA RUFF (dau of William & Rebecca (MARTIN) RUFF and sister of Elizabeth (RUFF) MITCHELL). Note: The MITCHELL family records show her name as "Matilda", but the RUFF family records show her as "Malinda"
  • I (11) WILLIAM ARNOLD MITCHELL b 22 Jan 1822, d Apr 1895, mar MARGARET SKINNER * * * * * * * * ISAAC GREEN MITCHELL (son of William & Mary Ann (BARNETT) MITCHELL) was b 22 May 1810, d 16oct8. He mar MARY ANN DUDLEY (dau of George & Elizabeth (RAINES) DUDLEY). Mary Ann was b 22 Apr 1808, d 12 Feb 1856. They were mar 15 Jan 1829 in Elbert Co, GA. Their children were ---
  • I (1) ELIZA JANE MITCHELL b 14 Jul 1830, d ?, mar GEORGE PARKER
  • I (2) WILLIAM ALEXANDER MITCHELL b 14 Apr 1832, d 23 May 1905, mar EMILY WHITE
  • I (3) WESLEY DEWITT MITCHELL b 23 Dec 1833, d 20 Apr 1882, mar ELIZABETH JANE PRITCHETT
  • I (4) HENRY MADISON MITCHELL b 15 Sep 1835, d 13 Aug 1869 mar MOLLIE BUTLER
  • I (5) RUSSELL CRAWFORD MITCHELL b 27 Feb 1837 near Danielsville, Madison Co, GA, d 20 Jan 1905 at Atlanta, Fulton Co, GA. On 10 Aug 1865 in Concord FLA he mar DEBORAH "DEBBIE" MARGARET SWEET, who was b 10 Mar 1847 near Quincy, FLA, she d 15 Jun 1887 in Atlanta GA. On 04 Apr 1888 in Atlanta GA, Russell 2nd mar CLARA (NEAL) ROBINSON. Clara was b 15 Nov 1854 near Mitchell, Lawrence Co, IND, d 21 May 1912 in Atlanta GA. Russell was a lawyer, lumber man and Confederate soldier. The following are the children of Russell and Deborah (Russell and Clara had no children born of their marriage):
  • II (1) EUGENE MUSE MITCHELL b 13 Oct 1866, mar MARY ISABEL STEPHENS
  • III (1) RUSSELL STEPHENS MITCHELL b 03 Jun 1894, d 13 Dec 1894
  • III (2) ALEXANDER STEPHENS MITCHELL b 14 Jan 1896, mar CARLINE LOUISE REYNOLDS on 03 May 1927 in Atlanta GA
  • III (3) MARGARET MUNNERLYN MITCHELL b 08 Nov 1900 - Author of "Gone With the Wind"
  • II (2) GOSPERO SWEET MITCHELL b 25 Jan 1868, d 04 Oct 1888
  • II (3) EDWARD RUSSELL MITCHELL b 16 Jul 1869, d 04 Oct 1870
  • II (4) JESSIE MITCHELL b 28 Mar 1871, d 05 Apr 1918 in El Paso, TX
  • II (5) GORDON FORREST MITCHELL b 17 Nov 1872, mar YSABEL O. THOMAS
  • II (6) MARY LEILA MITCHELL b 06 Nov 1874, d 31 Aug 1891 in Atlanta GA
  • II (7) ROBERT MC KENZIE MITCHELL b 19 Sep 1876, mar LOTTIE BALL
  • III (1) CRAWFORD MITCHELL
  • III (2) LILLY MAY MITCHELL
  • II (8) DEBORAH SUE MITCHELL b 11 Jan 1878, d 11 Sep 1908 in Atlanta GA
  • II (9) RUSSELL CRAWFORD MITCHELL, JR b 23 Jun 1880, d 17 Oct 1916 in El Paso TX
  • II (10) ALINE ELIZA MITCHELL b 15 Jun 1882, mar WILLIS M. TIMMONS
  • III (1) WILLIS M. TIMMONS, JR
  • III (2) RUSSELL M. TIMMONS
  • III (3) ALINE M. TIMMONS
  • II (11) IRENE CAROLINE MITCHELL b 06 Oct 1885, d 21 Oct 1908 in Atlanta GA
  • II (12) CLARA EMMA MITCHELL b 25 Aug 1891, mar LUCIUS W. MC CONNELL
  • III (1) CLARA MITCHELL MC CONNELL
  • II (13) LILLIAN LEONA MITCHELL b 05 Oct 1895, mar JOHN HUGHES ROBERTS
  • III (1) LILLIAN ROBERTS
  • III (2) HUGHES ROBERTS
  • I (6) ELEANOR LISBETH MITCHELL b Dec 1838, d 29 Apr 1839
  • I (7) MARY FRANCES MITCHELL b 20 May 1840, d June 1910, mar FRANKLIN P. RICE
  • I (8) NANCY EMMELINE MITCHELL b 28 Jul 1843, d 05 Feb 1904, mar a DR. LOTT
  • I (9) ISAAC SANFORD MITCHELL b 12 Sep 1844, d 19 Feb 1928, mar EMMA WHARTON

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