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John Mitchell

MITCHELL, ATKINS

Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/19/2006 at 12:47:39

John Mitchell, farmer and stock-raiser, Sec 3, P O Boone, was born in Campbell county, Virginia, September 26, 1807, and in 1813 moved with his parents to Kentucky, where he was raised and educated, in 1831 he went to Indiana, followed farming and in the fall of 1854, came to Boone County, Iowa, where he still resided, he owns a fine farm of 350 acres of improved land, on coming t this state his nearest neighbor was three miles distant, although there were plenty of Indians who became very friendly with him, he always using them well, the wolves were frequent visitors, often carrying off poultry from his door yard, he was married in Kentucky, September 8, 1821, to Miss Mary Atkins, they have thirteen children: Greenbury, Ollie, Minnie, Mallichier, Margaret, Clay, Mary A, Malissa J, and Millie, living, and for deceased: John, James, Thomas, and an infant

1880 Boone Co History Book


 

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