Kent Mitchell1

M, #1280, b. 8 May 1743, d. circa 1786
Last Edited=12 Dec 2015
     Kent Mitchell, son of Thomas Mitchell Jr. and Hannah Osborn, was born on 8 May 1743 at Harford County, Maryland, It is possible that Kent Mitchell was born in Wales. A letter quoted in Graveyard Quilt and written by a descendent, Sarah Mitchell (#1386) says that he was born in Wales.1,2,3 Kent Mitchell was the son of Thomas Mitchell Jr. and Hannah Osborn.4

Kent Mitchell married Hannah Wood, daughter of Isaac Wood and Elizabeth Willborn, circa 1764 at Harford County, Maryland.1,4

The military service record of Kent Mitchell includes the following: Kent Mitchell was a Signer, Association of Freemen.5

In 1776, Kent Mitchell appeared on the Maryland State Census, at Harford County, Maryland, There are a number of other Mitchells in Harford Co, Maryland, including a Kent and other names the same as Kent Mitchell's children. They are probably related but as of 26 Aug 2001 it is unknown what the relationship may be.6

Kent Mitchell died circa 1786 at Washington (now Greene) County, Pennsylvania.1,4

Kent Mitchell left a will in 1786 at Washington (now Greene) County, Pennsylvania.7

On 2 Feb 1788 in Orphan's Court in Washington County, Pennsylvania, "The Court appoints Amos Gregg Guardian of the persons and properties of Elizabeth, Mary, Thomas, Sarah, Isaac, and Ezra Mitchel minor children of Kent Mitchel late of Washington County deceased."3

Children of Kent Mitchell and Hannah Wood

Citations

  1. [S60] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and Its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (Waynesburg, Pennsylvania: Waynesburg Republican, May 25, 1950), Vol. VII, page 21.. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.
  2. [S80] Lloyd Roupe, Family Tree Maker Gedcom, 2001, Cornerstone Genealogy Library, Greene Co., PA. P. 14.
  3. [S77] Linda Otto Lipsett, Elizabeth Roseberry Mitchell's Graveyard Quilt. An American Pioneer Saga (P.O. Box 317211, Dayton, OH 45437: Halstead & Meadows Publishing, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Graveyard Quilt.
  4. [S80] Lloyd Roupe, Family Tree Maker Gedcom, 2001, Cornerstone Genealogy Library, Greene Co., PA.
  5. [S205] Henry C., Jr., Secretary, Maryland Society, 1982-1984, Sons of the American Revolution Penden, compiler, Revolutionary Patriots of Harford County, Maryland 1775 - 1783 (Bel Air, Maryland 21014: Bel Air Copy Center, 1985), Page 160. Hereinafter cited as Revolutionary Patriots of Harford County.
  6. [S65] Cited Individually, 1776 Published Census Records, Maryland, unknown record info, Maryland State Archives Annapolis, Anne Ardel County, Maryland.
  7. [S60] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and Its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (Waynesburg, Pennsylvania: Waynesburg Republican, May 25, 1950), Washington (Greene) County, Pennsylvania. Vol. VII, O.C. Docket 1 pp. 22-28.. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.