John Mitchell
Laurance Mitchell
(Abt 1740-)
Janet Younger
(Abt 1740-)
Morison Mitchell
(1779-)
Elisabeth Rankin
(Abt 1780-)
John Mitchell
(1814-1898)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Anne Young

John Mitchell

  • Born: 1 Jan 1814, Glasgow, Lanarkshire 2
  • Marriage: Anne Young on 20 Jun 1835 in Gorbals, Scotland 1
  • Died: 31 May 1898, Govan Poorhouse, Glasgow 3 4
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  Chronology:

He worked as an Engine Keeper in 1841 and resided at Drygate Street, Glasgow. 5

In 1851 he was an Engineer living at 251 Dobbies Loan, Glasgow with wife and three children. 6

In 1861 he was an Engine-keeper living at 45 Richard St, Barony, Glasgow with wife Ann and 11 year old daughter Annie. 7

In 1871 he was an Engine-keeper living with wife Ann at 58/35 Lyon St, St George in the Fields, Glasgow. 8

He worked as a Not Found (some possibilities) in 1881. 9

In 1891 at 77 he was working as an Engineman and boarding at 121 Langlands Rd (G3), Govan, Glasgow. 10

In 1898 at the time of his death he was living in the Govan Poorhouse, Merryfalls(?) and was described as an Engine Driver. 11

He worked as an Enginekeeper before 1914. 3


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John married Anne Young, daughter of Matthew Young and Anne Kennedy, on 20 Jun 1835 in Gorbals, Scotland.1 (Anne Young was christened on 20 Jun 1812 in Kilmarnock, Ayreshire 12 and died on 25 Nov 1881 in Clyde River 13.)


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1 Scotland's People - Index, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, OPR Marriage. 20/06/1835 MITCHELL JOHN ANNE YOUNG/FR1254 M GORBALS 644/02 007*

15 Oct 1838MITCHELLJOHNELIZABETH YOUNG/MDUNDEE282/00 0022


. There is also the John Mitchell/Elizabeth Young marriage in 1838. On JMM's death certificate his mother is given as Elizabeth Young although this doesn't agree with his marriage certificate. All the same it should be noted that JMM's son James was born in Dundee so there may be some connection.

2 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, OPR Birth. 01/01/1814 MITCHELL JOHN MORISON MITCHELL/ELISABETH RANKIN FR2233 M GLASGOW 644/01 021*No Image.

3 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Death JMM 1914.

4 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, SR Death. 1898 MITCHELL JOHN M 84 GOVAN GLASGOW CITY/LANARK 646/02 0577
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5 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1841C.

6 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1851C.

7 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1861C. 1861 MITCHELL ANN F 45 ANDERSTON GLASGOW CITY/LANARK 644/08 077/08 011.

8 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1871C. 1871 MITCHELL ANN Y F 54 MILTON GLASGOW CITY/LANARK 644/07 044/07 005
.

9 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1881C. 1881 MITCHELL John M 62 Dwelling: 536 Dobbies Loan Barony, Lanark, Scotland

1881 MITCHELL John M 66 Dwelling: Morrisons Lane Kirriemuir, Forfar, Scotland
. The first is a possibility and the second although wrong birthdate continues the Forfar and Morrison connections.

10 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1891C.

11 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, SR Death.

12 Scotland's People - Index, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 20/06/1812 YOUNG ANN MATTHEW YOUNG/ANNE KENNEDY FR1032 CHILD 6 U Kilmarnock (Ayr) /AYR 597/ 0040 0210
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13 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Death JM 1898, 1891C JM widower.