Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Gen. Mitchell

Male 1760 - 1812  (52 years)


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  • Name John Gen. Mitchell 
    Born 1760  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Oct 1812  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I013767  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 

    Father Hugh Mitchell,   b. Abt 1722, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1761, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Mother Anne Hanson,   b. 1734, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1778, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 43 years) 
    Married Abt 1750  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01305  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lucy Heabeard Stoddert,   b. Aft 1768, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 9 Sep 1794, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 24 years) 
    Married Abt 1784  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Heabeard Truman Stoddert Mitchell,   b. Abt 1785, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1816, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F09029  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catherine Barnes,   b. 1762, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1814, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married Aft 9 Sep 1794  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Alexander Mitchell,   b. Bef 20 May 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1812, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 16 years)
     2. Mary Anne Mitchell,   b. Bef 20 May 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Richard Henry Barnes Rev. Mitchell,   b. 1799, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1869, Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Elizabeth Mitchell,   b. Abt 1801, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Walter Hanson Jenifer 'General' Mitchell,   b. 10 Aug 1801, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1870, Mulberry Grove, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F09030  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Maryland 400 pg 65
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      Rosemary Lawn Cemetery
      Welcome, Charles County, Maryland
      Fire Tower Lane. Welcome, Maryland
      Contributed by Anne Braun
      Mitchell, General John, d. Dec 1812, age 52 years, Revolutionary War Veteran
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book HBBH-13, 1808-1817; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 191.
      General John Mitchell, Will, February 11, 1804; November 14, 1812
      I, John Mitchell of CC, planter, being indisposed, but of sound mind, memory and understanding;
      Item, the crop of tobacco and wheat shall be first sold to discharge my debts.
      To eldest son John Truman Stoddert Heaberd Mitchell, negroes Spencer and Sophia, 1 good feather bed, bedstead and furniture complete, my clock and book case, 1 table and 4 windor chairs, 2 cows and calves, a young black mare and her colt now at Smiths Point plantation, the cart and 1 yoke steers and all the plantation utensils on the said plantation, 1 riding horse. Also 1/6 part of negro John, a gift from Richard Barnes Sr. to his grandson William Alexander Mitchell, now deceased, I give him in lieu negro Davie the son of Sophia.
      Item: knowing as I do my said eldest sons affection for his mother and little brothers and sisters, I fondly hope he will continue it after my decease; and most earnestly recommend them to his care and protection as they may perhaps sometimes stand in need of a friend and protector.
      To son Richard Henry Barnes Mitchell, negro Allen, in lieu of his 1/6 part of negro John, also negro boy, {new born} son of Pegy.
      To daughter Mary Ann Mitchell, a riding horse, side saddle and bridle complete in lieu of her 1/6 part of negro John.
      To daughter Elizabeth Mitchell, negro Ammey in lieu of her 1/6 part of negro John, and when at age of 12 years, 1 riding horse, saddle and bridle to her.
      To son Walter Hanson Jenifer Mitchell, the said negro John agreeably to the last request of his deceased brother William Alexander Mitchell whose property he was to him and his heirs, also negro Phil.
      To wife Catharine Mitchell, during her life of widowhood, the plantation whereon I now dwell, and all the residue of my property soever for her support and the maintenance and education of my two sons Richard and Walter and my two daughters Mary Ann and Elizabeth, and after her death to said sons Richard and Walter.
      Executors: wife Catharine Mitchell, friends Daniel Jenifer and David Stone
      Signed: February 11, 1804 John Mitchell
      Wit: Doctor Samuel Hanson, Muncaster Murdock, Thomas Murdock
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      MITCHELL, HUGH, Charles Co. 8 Jan, 1760 16 Feb, 1761
      To eldest dau. Katherine Mitchell, a tract lying on Port Tobacco Creek, which I lately purchased of Leonard Mitchell,
      To wife Anne Mitchell, tract whereon I now live, pt. of "Canes Purchase", as also the right of dower, I purchased from Priscilla [mm note; Prudence], wife, the widow of the late Charles Sanders, which said lands, I give to Anne Mitchell,
      Wife to have 1/3.
      Balance to be divided among my 3 children, Katherine, John and Janet,
      Exs: Bro, John Mitchell, wife Anne Mitchell, Walter, Harman and Daniel Jenifer.
      Wit: Richard Rider, Elenor Jessy, Baker Brook, Margaret Hanson, 31.181
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      James Hughes 2005-08-15 18:21:48
      It appears from the records that Warrant Number 656, for 1100 acres of bounty land was issued May 1, 1816, on account of the services of William Smallwood, of Maryland, Major General, War of the Revolution. There are no details in reguard to his services and the date and place of his birth are not shown.
      Said warrant was issued in behalf of the following heirs: Priscilla Courts, sister to the soldier, who married John Courts: John Truman Stoddert, of Port Tobacco, Maryland, a minor, only child of William Truman Stoddert, a son of Lucy, a sister of the soldier, who married John Truman Stoddert: George Robert Leiper, and Lucy, his sister, the wife of Bernard Moore, only descendants of Elizabeth, another sister of the soldier, who married James Leiper: George Washington Grayson, Robert Harrison Grayson, a minor, children of Eleanor, another sister of the soldier, who married William Grayson: John Heberd Truman Stoddert Mitchell, a minor, son of John Mitchell who married Lucy Heberd Truman Stoddert, the daughter of Margaret Smallwood, another sister of the soldier, who married Walter Truman Stoddert.

      Source:
      Rev War Land Bounty Warrant
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AI-10, 1788-1791; Page 47.
      Catharine Mitchell's Will.
      I, Catharine Mitchell of CC, am very sick and weak in body but of sound & disposing mind, memory, & understanding.
      To my daughter Mary Mitchell - I want my Negroes Venus & Poll & my 2 horses, to be sold, to the best advantage, by my executor & the money arising from such sale, with what is due to me, after my just debts are paid, shall be put out at interest until my daughter Mary Mitchell shall arrive to the age of 16 years, the interest to be applied in maintaining and educating her during her minority & the principal to be paid unto her on her arrival at age as afd.
      To my brother Walter Hanson Stone all my household furniture except a bed and furniture & a mahogany desk.
      To my daughter Mary Mitchell my Negro boy George, a bed and furniture, a mahogany desk, my wearing apparel, and the rest of my estate. If Mary dies without lawful issue before she arrives at age as afd, then I give my brother David Stone my mahogany desk and to Sarah Hanson (daughter of Hoskins Hanson) my brocade sack & coat, to my sister, Jannet Muschett's daughter (not yet Christened) my Negro boy George & a stone gold ring, to my nephew Heberd Mitchell, a plain gold ring, to my cousin Elizabeth H. Muschett, a locket, to my brother Walter Hanson Stoner's], two children, Samuel & Nancy, 35 current money each, to my brother Alexander Stone, 10 current money, & the residue of my estate, in case of my daughter's death as afd, I give to my brothers & sisters, to wit, John Mitchell, Walter Hanson Stone, David Stone, Alexander Stone, Jannet Muschett, & Sarah Stone, to be equally divided amongst them.
      Executor: my uncle Hoskins Hanson & guardian to my daughter. Signed Jun 15, 1788 - Caty Mitchell. Wit - Mungo Muschett, John Muschett.
      Probated on Feb 10, 1789 by both witnesses. Sworn before Daniel Jenifer, Richard Barnes, Henry Barnes, gentlemen
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 291. Bond, recorded at the request of Thomas Crackles.
      We John Mitchell and Catherine Mitchell of CC, give bond of 800 to Thomas Crackells (Crackles) this Jul 10, 1778, to warrant that sd John Mitchell and Catherine Mitchell, convey to sd Crackells a parcel of land called Shaws Folly, containing about 55 acres, and another parcel of land, being part of a tract of land called Mobberly, containing about 45 acres in CC, and conveyed by Ralph Shaw to Hugh Mitchell, father of the afd John and Catherine Mitchell, as by deed dated Feb 19, 1759. Signed - John Mitchell, Caty Mitchell.
      Wit - Jno Halkerston, J Gwinn,
      Jul 10, 1778. Received as a consideration for executing the within bond, 215 8 shillings and 9 pence, being the agreed for purchase money at the rate of $6 for each acre of the within mentioned land, containing 953/4 acres [sic]. Signed - John Mitchell Jr. Wit - Jno Halkerston, J winn. Recorded Aug 17, 1778.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 452. Power of attorney. I, John Mitchell of CC, Captain in the Army of the United States, for the trust I have in Daniel Jenifer of CC, Esq, I have appointed him my true and lawful attorney, to recover all money or tobacco now or hereafter owing to me, and to rent the lands and tenements I am at present in possession of in Maryland, or to sell the same. Signed May 3, 1780 - John Mitchell. Wit - Rich L. (Land) Douglass, Wm Layman, J Gwinn. Proved before CC Justices Hoskins Hanson and W.H. Jenifer, by witnesses Douglass and Gwinn, Recorded May 3, 1780.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 453. Apr 25, 1780 from John Mitchell of CC, to Daniel Jenifer of CC, for 50 and for divers other good causes, lot #49 in Charles Town (commonly called Portobacco), it being the same lot on which the sd Jenifer now has a stable, and adjoining to the lot on which Thomas How Ridgate now dwells. Signed - John Mitchell. Wit - Fras Adams, Will.
      Adams. Acknowledged before CC JPs Hoskins Hanson and W.H. Jenifer. Recorded May 3, 1780.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 480, May 3, 1780 from John Mitchell of CC, Captain, to Thomas Crackells of CC, for 225 , a tract of land called Shaws Folly, lying in CC between the land of William (decd) and a tract called Mobberly, bounded by the head of Nedfields Branch, containing about 55 acres. Also part of a tract of land in CC called Mobberly [sic], containing about 45 acres. Signed - John Mitchell, Wit - W.H. Jenifer, Hoskins Hanson (CC JPs). Recorded Jul 18, 1780
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      Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 12. Jan 4, 1783 from John Mitchell of CC, Capt in the Maryland Line, to Thomas Hopewell of CC, planter, for 367 10 shillings sterling and for divers other good causes, all that tract of land in Portobacco Parish in CC, and being part of a tract of land called Cains Purchase, it being the same land that the late Hugh Mitchell purchased of Thomas Sanders, containing about 175 acres. Signed - John Mitchell by Dan Jenifer, his attorney (legally authorized and appointed), Wit - W. Stone, T. Stone. This deed was acknowledged by Daniel Jenifer before CC JPs Walter Hanson and W.H. Jenifer. Recorded Jan 13, 1783.
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      Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 249. Deed of Gift, recorded at the request of Catharine Mitchell,
      For the natural love and affection that I have for my sister, Catharine Mitchell, I have this day given and delivered to her, a young Negro boy named George, son of Negro Sarah. Signed Jan 12, 1786 - Jennett Mitchell. Wit John Mitchell, Lucy H.T Mitchell. Recorded Apr 28, 1786.
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      Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 252. Apr 3, 1786 from Ann Jenifer of CC, to Daniel Jenifer Jr of CC. Whereas Daniel Jenifer Sr of CC, by CC deed dated last Feb 4, conveyed a lot of land which he, sd Daniel Jenifer, purchased of Capt John Mitchell, so as to include a small dwelling house, the stable, carriage house, and the house in which Sarah Smith now resides, but not to encroach on the back street farther than where the post and rail fence now run, to sd Ann Jenifer for life, with remainder unto sd Daniel jenifer Jr in fee simple, and the parties to these presents have come to agreement to divide the sd lot and that the sd Ann Jenifer convey to sd Daniel Jenifer Jr, a fee simple estate in one part thereof, supposed to be one moiety thereof, and that the sd Daniel Jenifer jr convey to sd Ann Jenifer a fee simple estate in the other part thereof, supposed to be one moiety thereof. Therefore, this deed witnesses that the sd Ann Jenifer grants to sd Daniel Jenifer Jr, all that part of the afd lot, supposed to be one moiety thereof, being the northward part thereof, and on which now stands a stable, carriage house, and a small tenement. And Ann Jenifer gets the southward part of the lot, on which now stands a small dwelling house or store house. Signed - Ann Jenifer, Dan Jenifer Jr. Wit - Saml Hanson Jr, Bent Dyson (CC Justices), M.J. Stone. Sarah Jenefer, wife to the sd Daniel Jenifer Jr, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded May 10, 1786.

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