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

John Mitchell

Male Abt 1689 - 1752  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name John Mitchell 
    Born Abt 1689 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Aug 1752  Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I026618  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 

    Family 1 Mary MNU Mitchell,   b. Abt 1693,   d. Abt 1715, Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years) 
    Married Abt 1709  All Hallow's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Mitchell,   b. 4 Feb 1709/10, All Hallow's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1750, Prince George's County Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F43001  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth A. MNU Mitchell,   b. Abt 1700,   d. Aft 1752, Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married Abt 1716  Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Mitchell,   b. 28 Feb 1716/17, Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1783, Prince George's County Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years)
     2. Sarah Mitchell,   b. 31 Aug 1720, Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1770, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years)
     3. David Mitchell,   b. 14 Feb 1722/23, Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1800, Chester County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 78 years)
     4. Michael Mitchell,   b. 12 Aug 1726, Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1752, Prince George's County Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 25 years)
     5. George Mitchell,   b. 7 Feb 1728/29, Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1752, Prince George's County Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 22 years)
     6. Elizabeth Mitchell,   b. 10 Jan 1731/32, Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F05556  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      MITCHEL, JOHN, SR, Prince George's Co. 4 Jun, 1748; 25 Aug, 1752
      To dau. Mary Lee, 1 s.
      To sons John and David Mitchell,
      to dau. Sarah Atterbary, 1 s. each.
      To son John Mitchel, Jr, 55 apple trees, after decease of wife, Elizabeth.
      To grand-dau. Elizabeth Yaxley, after wifefs decease, or at the age of 16, cattle.
      Dau. Elizabeth Mitchell, Jr., extx.
      Wit: Joseph Peach, Mary Peach, John Varney. 28.385
      ===
      Name: Kayla J. Lee Williams
      Email: rkwillie1@cs.com
      Note:
      From the Queen Anne's Parish Records of Prince George's County, Maryland; posted by Martha Salberg MartSal@aol.com; Salt Lake FHC File No. 0014304, Item 3-

      John Mitchell m. Elizabeth
      John Mitchell born 02-28-1717
      Sarah Mitchell born 08-31-1720
      David Mitchell born 02-14-1722/23
      Michael Mitchell born 08-12-1726
      George Mitchell born 02-07-1728/29
      Elizabeth Mitchell born 01-10-1731/32

      There was an older daughter born by 1710, named Mary Mitchell, who was not listed in this particular record. Sons Michael and George were not listed in their father's will, probated 08-25-1752.

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      Name: Kayla J. Lee Williams
      Email: rwilliams89@ec.rr.com
      Note:
      From The Land Records of Prince George's County, Maryland 1717-1726 by Elise Greenup Jourdan, 2000, p.110:

      folio 729
      Indenture, 26 Apr 1726; enrolled 29 Apr 1726
      From: John Mitchell, planter of Prince George's County, and Elizabeth his wife
      To: William Callander, carpenter of Prince George's County
      For and in consideration of a marriage already had and solemnized between William Callander and Mary Mitchell, daughter of John Mitchell; for 5s a tract of land called Mitchell's Addition
      /s/ John Mitchell (mark & seal), Elizabeth A. Mitchell (mark & seal)
      Wit: Jacob Henderson, Rupert Butler, Richard Duckett Acknowledged by Elizabeth Mitchell, wife of John
      ===
      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 412.
      I, John Mitchel Sr of PG, for the love that I have for my son, John Mitchel Jr of PG, planter, I give him part of a tract of land called Mitchels Addition, lying in PG, and bounded by that parcel of land that the sd John Mitchel Sr now lives on, containing about 122 acres of land.
      Signed Nov 25, 1741 - John (I his mark) Mitchel.
      Wit - Richard Keene* ' Jno Hawkins Jr*. Elizabeth, the wife of the sd John Mitchel Sr, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Nov 25, 1741.
      ===
      Provincial Court Land Records, 1749-1756
      Volume 701, Page 268

      This Indenture made the Ninth Day of March in the Year of our Lord One
      Thousand Seven hundred and fifty two Between John Mitchell of Prince Georges County
      Planter and Elizabeth his Wife of the one part and Lewis Duvall of Prince Georges
      County Planter of the other part Witnesseth that the said John Mitchell and Elizabeth
      his Wife for and in Consideration of the Sum of five Shillings Sterling to them in hand
      paid by the said Lewis Duvall before the Ensealing and delivery of these Presents the
      Receipt whereof is hereby Acknowledged have Bargained and Sold and by these Presents
      do Bargain and Sell unto the said Lewis Duvall One hundred Acres of Land lying in
      Frederick County on the West side of Rock Creek being part of a Tract of Land called
      Dan Beginning for the said One hundred Acres at a Bounded red Oak and running
      thence North by West One hundred and twenty Perches then North eighty six Degrees
      Westerly One hundred and twenty ^three^ Perches then South thirteen Degrees East One hundred and forty one Perches then East One hundred and fourteen Perches to the beginning Tree together with the Houses Buildings Orchards Cornfields and Improvements to the same belonging To have and to hold the said One hundred Acres of Land and Premisses with the Appurtenances hereby Bargained and Sold to the said Lewis Duvall his Executors Adm.rs and Assigns from the day next before the day of the date of these Presents for and during and unto the full end and Term of one whole Year from thence next following fully to be Compleat and ended to the Intent and Purpose that the said Lewis Duvall may be better enabled to received and take a Grant of the Premisses hereby Bargained and Sold to him and his Heirs and such sort manner and form as in and by an Indenture intended to bear date the day next after the day of the date of these Presents the same shall be Granted Released and Conveyed In Witness whereof the Parties to these Presents have hereunto Interchangeably set their hands and Seals the Day and Year first above Written Sealed and Delivered John I Mitchell Seal
      Jn.o Thompson H Woodward mark her
      Elizabeth Mitchell Seal
      Recorded April 30.th 1752 mark
      Lewis Duvall Seal
      ===
      Provincial Court Land Records, 1749-1756
      Volume 701, Page 269

      This Indenture Tripartite made the Tenth day of March in the Year of our Lord One
      Thousand Seven hundred and fifty two Between John Mitchell of Prince Georges County Planter and Elizabeth his Wife of the first part and Lewis Duvall of Prince Georges County Planter of the second part and Edward Dorsey of Ann.ll County Gentl of the third part Witnesseth that the said John Mitchell and Elizabeth his Wife for and in Consideration of the Sum of five Shillings of Lawfull Money of England to them in hand paid by the said Lewis Duvall at or before the ensealing and delivery of these Presents the receipt whereof is hereby Acknowledged have Given Granted Released and Confirmed and by these Presents do Give Grant Release and Confirm unto the said Lewis Duvall One hundred Acres of Land lying in Frederick County on the West side of Rock Creek being part of a Tract of Land called Dan beginning at for the said One hundred Acres at a Bounded red Oak and running thence North by West One hundred and twenty Perches then North eighty six Degrees Westerly One hundred and twenty three Perches then South thirteen Degrees East One hundred and forty one Perches then East One hundred and fourteen Perches to the beginning Tree together with the Houses Buildings Orchards Cornfields and Improvements thereunto belonging late in the Tenure and Occupation of the said John Mitchell and Elizabeth his Wife (but now in the Actual Possession of the said Lewis Duvall by force of an Indenture of Bargain and Sale thereof made bearing date the day before the date of these Presents and of the Statute for Transferring of Usesinto Possession being) To have and to hold all and singular the said One hundred Acres of Land and all and every the Premisses with the Appurtenances hereby Given Granted Released and Confirmed or mentioned or intended to be hereby Given Granted Released and Confirmed unto the said Lewis Duvall and his Heirs for Ever to the Intent and Purpose that the said Lewis Duvall shall and may be perfect Tenant of the said One hundred Acres of Land and Premisses untill One or more good and perfect Recovery or Recoveries may be had against him the said Lewis Duvall of the same Land and Premisses and it is Covenanted Granted Concluded and Agreed by and between all the said Parties to these Presents that it shall and may be Lawfull to and for the said Edward Dorsey before the last day of next Provincial Court to Prosecute out of the high Court of Chancery one or more Writ or Writs of Entry sur Disseisin in the Post against the said Lewis Duvall returnable to the next Provincial Court whereby the said Edward Dorsey shall and may respectively Demand against the said Lewis Duvall the said One hundred Acres of Land and Premisses with the Appurtenances by such Name or Names Quantity or Quantitys Quality and Qualitys Number^s^ or Content of Acres as shall be thought fit and requisite unto which said Writ or Writs the said Lewis Duvall shall appear in Proper Person and shall Vouch to Warranty the said John Mitchell and Elizabeth his Wife who shall appear Gratis upon the Voucher and shall enter into Warranty and shall Vouch over to Warranty the Common Vouchee and the Common Vouchee shall appear and Imparle and afterwards make default whereby one or more Judgment or Jdugments may be had and given for the said Edward Dorsey for Recovery of the said One hundred Acres of Land and Premisses against the said Lewis Duvall and for the said Lewis Duvall and for the said Lewis Duvall to recover over in Value against the said John Mitchell and Elizabeth his Wife and for the said John Mitchel and Elizabeth his Wife to recover over in Value against the Common Vouchee according to the manner and form of Common Recoverys in such Cases Used, And it is further Covenanted Granted Concluded Agreed and Declared by and between all and every the said Parties to these Presents and the true Intent and meaning of the Parties to these Presents is that from and immediately after the said Common Recovery or Recoverys shall be had Prosecuted and suffered as aforesaid of the said Premisses the said Recovery or Recoverys shall be and enure and shall be Construed esteemed Adjudged and taken to be and enure that the said Edward Dorsey and all and every other Person and Persons which shall be Seized of the Premisses or any part thereof by force and Virtue of the said Common Recovery or Recoverys shall stand and be Seized thereof with their and every of their Appurtenances to the only proper Use and Behoof of the said John Mitchell and Elizabeth his Wife their Heirs & Assigns for ever and to no other Use Intent or Purpose whatsoever In Witness whereof the Partys to these Presents have hereunto Interchangeably set their hands and Seals the day and Year first above Written his
      Sealed & Delivered John I Mitchell Seal
      In the Presence of mark
      H Woodward her
      Jn.o Thompson Elizabeth = Mitchell
      mark
      Lewis Duvall Seal
      E Dorsey

      On the Back of the aforegoing Deed was thus Endorsed Viz.t

      Came before me the Subscriber one of his Lordships Justices of the Provincial Court the within mentioned John Mitchel and Elizabeth his Wife and Acknowledged the within mentioned Deed as their Act and Deed according to the Act of Assembly in that Case made and Provided And the said Elizabeth being Examined by me Privately and out of the hearing of her said Husband declared she became a Party to the said Deed and made here Acknowledgement of the same willingly and freely and without being induced thereto by fears or Threats or Ill Usage of her said Husband or fear of his Displeasure Acknowledged before me this 10.th Day of March Anno Dom John Hepburn
      Recorded April 30.th 1752

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