(Cal 1796-Bef 1861)
Possible son of William and Jane although no record of birth or baptism and not born in Hampshire according to 1841 census. Did they move elsewhere for a while between 1792 and 1799?
He worked as a Purser RN in 1838. 3
John married Jane Creswell, Criswell or Ridegway, daughter of Charles Creswell and Unknown, on 26 May 1838 in St Marys, Portsea Island.1 2 (Jane Creswell, Criswell or Ridegway was born Cal 1810 and died after 1861.)
The Church of Latter Day Saints, International Genealogical Index, www.familysearch.org/, JOHN MITCHELL
Spouse: JANE CRISSWELL
Marriage: 26 MAY 1838 Saint Marys, Portsea, HampshireMessages: Extracted marriage record for locality listed in the record.
FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales, www.freebmd.org.uk, Marriages Jun 1838
Batchelor Richard Portsea Is 7 160
CLAYTON William Portsea I. 7 160
HARPER Eleanor Portsea I. 7 160
MITCHELL John Portsea Island 7 160
RIDGEWAY Jane Portsea Island 7 160
ROBINSON George Portsea Island 7 160. Why Ridgeway?.
3 General Register Office (England & Wales) Certificate, http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/home.asp, Marriage.