David 'Packing House' MITCHELL

Mitchell (Darby Township) Cemetery
Union County,

David Mitchell, Sr.

Born in Northern Ireland in 1681

Died November 7, 1757 in Drumore Township, Lancaster County, PA

Jean McClellan-Mitchell

Born in 1706 in Ireland

Died Aug 1746 in Drumore Township, Lancaster County, PA

David 'Packing House' Mitchell was a son of Judge David Mitchell and Martha 'Mattie' Black. He was seven years old when his family migrated from Pennsylvania to the Ohio wilderness. He served in the War of 1812 and barely survived. On 1 Apr 1817, he married Nancy Hunter, daughter of Joseph Hunter and Margaret McGaughey. They had nine children. He engaged extensively in stock raising, removed to Columbus and operated in the cattle market till his fortune deserted him.

Contributed on 11/14/11 by rl.mitchell
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Submitted: 11/14/11 • Approved: 11/18/11 • Last Updated: 8/13/15 • R138569-G138569-S3

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