Saturday, December 26, 2015

John Mitchell 1805-1845

Line is mostly unsourced.

Heather's 4th great grandfather, Paternal Line
Our Mitchell Line

John Mitchell
son of
Born 1805
Died 1845
Margaret Ellen (McLaughlin) Orem
daughter of ? & Ellen McLaughlin
Married first - John Orem
Born 1803
Died 1866

Mary Jane
Margaret Josephine 1832- m. Simms
Thomas W. 1847-

1805 - John Mitchell is born
source - family tree (so no real source)

1826 - Elenora "Ellen" Orem is born
A daughter, Ellen, is born to John & Margaret (Mclaughlan) Orem.

Find A Grave Entry - 
Birth: 1826
Death: Oct. 2, 1885
Baltimore City Maryland, USA

Family links: 
  John H. Barron (1821 - 1879)*

  Clara Barron Putts (1857 - 1921)*

Burial: Green Mount Cemetery  Baltimore Baltimore City Maryland, USA

1827 Marriage
March 11, 1827 • Methodist Episcopal Church (Baltimore City Station), Baltimore County, Maryland
(Margaret Ellen McLaughins  first husband was named John Orem)

Name: Margaret Oram
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 11 Mar 1827
Spouse: John Mitchell
Spouse Gender: Female

County: Baltimore County

(I have not found a find a grave entry for John Oram)

1841 - Birth of Daughter Clara Louise Mitchell

May 1841 • Maryland

1845 - John Mitchell Dies

There are a lot of John Mitchell's (I think i counted 8) in the 1840 census in Maryland, so I can't be sure this is the right one. Other researchers list June 1845 as John's date of death, but I have no proof... other than he appears to have died before the 1850 census.

Index to Marriages and Deaths in the Baltimore Sun 1837-1850

It's interesting to note that on the exact same page as John Mitchell's funeral listing, a John Mitchell is listed as to participate in the funeral procession for Andrew Jackson - 

1846 - Son Thomas Mitchell is born
If John died in 1845, and Thomas is 3 in the 1850 census, Thomas must have been born in 1846. 

1850 - 

The 1850 Census for Baltimore , Maryland shows Ellen McLaughlin kept a boarding house, she was 67 years of age and living with her were:

 W.S. Stewart, 49 years of age Iron Worker
Mary E. Stewrat, 44 years of age Wife of W.S. Stewart
John Barron, 29 years of age Baker
Ellen Barron, 34 years if age Wife of John Barron (nee Orem)
Mary E. Barron. 3 years of age Daughter of Jaon Barron
Clara L. Mitchell, 19 years of age Daughter of Margaret Ellen Mitchell
Thomas W. Mitchell, 3 years of age Son of Margaret Ellen 
Margaret Ellen Mitchell's first husband was named John Orem, by her second husband she had the following children:
Mary Jane, Margaret Josephine, John, Clara Louisa and Thomas

Name: Ellen McGlouchling
Age: 67
Birth Year: abt 1783
Birthplace: Maryland
Home in 1850: Baltimore Ward 16, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Gender: Female
Family Number: 1159
Household Members:
Name Age
Ellen McGlouchling 67
William S Stewart 49
Mary E Stewart 44
John Barrow 29
Ellen Barrow 24
Mary E Barrow 3
Clara L Mitchell 9
Thomas W White 3

Daughter Clara Marries Albert Simms

There is a Mrs Margaret Mitchell in the tax records:
Name:Mrs Margaret Mitchell
Tax Year:1866
State:Maryland, USA

but I'm not convinced this is "our" Margaret.  Note the Reverand Mitchell right below her? Are they connected?

This family is elusive. I can find almost no records!  No find a grave, no death records, no conclusive census material... Most of what is here is conjecture, based on trees that are also unsourced.  I need records! :-)

Find a grave for Elenora "Ellen" Orem -

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