Mitchell Allen Mitchell (1822 - 1875)

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Birthplace: New York, New York, NY, USA
Death: Died
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About Mitchell Allen Mitchell

From: Title The Jews of Philadelphia: their history from the earliest settlements to the present time; a record of events and institutions, and of leading members of the Jewish community in every sphere of activity Library of American civilization Author Henry Samuel Morais Publisher The Levytype Co., 1894

Mitchell Abraham Mitchell a merchant and an Israelite prominently interested in the social and religious concerns of his fellow believers was a son of Abraham and Esther nee Allen Mitchell His parents were well known and respected in two Jewish communities viz New York and Philadelphia Mr Mitchell was born in New York City February 1st 1822 and was educated in a private school there He removed to Philadelphia in 1848 and soon after formed a partnership with Lewis Marks Allen under the firm name of Mitchell & Allen wholesale liquor dealers who were largely interested in petroleum This house conducted an extensive trade in different States of the Union On settling in this city

Mr Mitchell became a member of the Congregation Mikveh Israel to which he was thereafter devotedly attached during his whole career He proved his efficiency as a member of its Board of Directors He succeeded Joseph L Moss as President of the United Hebrew Beneficent Society which office he held when the union of different Hebrew Charities was consummated in the United Hebrew Charities of which he was a charter member and a Manager He also served as a Manager of the Hebrew Education Society in its early years Mr Mitchell was a man of affable disposition kindly sentiments and a staunch adherent of traditional Judaism

On September 6th 1848 he married Amelia Johaveth Allen oldest child of Lewis and Anna nee Marks Allen a virtuous and God fearing woman who reared her children in strict conformity with the tenets and observances of the Jewish people Mrs Mitchell was summoned to rest on June 27th 1856 at an early age and in less than eight years after her marriage Her husband who outlived her had only passed his fifty third year when he too was called away on May 22d 1875 His remains were laid beside those of his wife in the old Cemetery of the Congregation on Spruce Street near Ninth Street that historic spot where so many of the ancient stock were interred Mr and Mrs Mitchell left one son and three daughters It has been truly said of Mr Mitchell that he was a man of strict integrity of rare sincerity and of warm affections

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Mitchell Mitchell's Timeline

1822
February 1, 1822
New York, New York, NY, USA
1848
September 16, 1848
Age 26
1850
September 17, 1850
Age 28
1851
July 26, 1851
Age 29
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
1852
June, 1852
Age 30
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
1854
April 1, 1854
Age 32
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
1875
May 22, 1875
Age 53