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Morris Mitchell

Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: January 15, 1848 (85)
Polk County, Missouri, United States
Place of Burial: Brighton, Polk County, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Mitchell and Sarah Mitchell
Husband of Elizabeth Mitchell
Father of Rev. John Mitchell; Reverend James Mitchell, Rev.; Rebecca Sullins; Margaret Mary Winton; Rhoda Winton and 12 others
Brother of John N. Mitchell

Occupation: Methodist Minister
Managed by: Erin Spiceland
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About Rev. Morris Mitchell


1762 Montgomery County, Maryland Morris Mitchell Born: 29 Aug 1762


Story: Morris Mitchell - Revolutionary War Morris Mitchell served in the Pennsylvania Militia in Capt Ezekel Rose's Co., 5th Battalion of Washington County, Pennsylvania, during the Revolutionary conflict. He signed an oath of fidelity and allegiance in Montgomery County, Maryland. He later signed a petition in Washington County, Pennsylvania with Jacob Hoosing, his father-in-law. His wife’s name was Elizabeth Hoosang and they had 15 children. 

Morris is reported to have lived in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Knox, Blount and Roane Counties in Tennessee before moving to what is now Polk County, Missouri. In June 1802 he was on a jury list in Roane Co., Tennessee, and he was there in the 1830 census. He became a pioneer settler of Polk County, Missouri. He also became a Methodist Episcopal Minister and served for many years 

He is buried in the old part of the cemetery at Mitchell’s Campground Cemetery in Polk County, Missouri. Descendants do not know for sure which monument is his as the inscriptions on the limestone monuments have faded with time. 

Morris Mitchell’s will was made on May 6, 1847 and was probated on January 31, 1848 in Polk County, Missouri, naming his wife and children.

Birth: 1762, USA Death: Jan. 15, 1848 Morrisville Polk County Missouri, USA

He was a Methodist Minister for many years. He served in the Revolutionary War as a private in Captain Ezekial Rose's Company of the 5th Battalion of Washington County, Pennsylvania Militia.

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Rev. Morris Mitchell's Timeline

July 29, 1762
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States
July 21, 1782
Age 19
North Carolina (Present Tennessee), United States
October 19, 1786
Age 24
Knox County, Tennesse, United States
Age 23
January 30, 1789
Age 26
Knox County, Tennessee, United States
Age 31
Tennessee, United States
May 19, 1795
Age 32
March 8, 1798
Age 35
Knox County, Tennessee, United States
August 2, 1802
Age 40
Blount County, Tennessee, United States