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Cyrus Pierce MITCHELL

Male 1822 - 1906  (83 years)


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  • Name Cyrus Pierce MITCHELL 
    Born 18 Nov 1822  Chesterville, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Nov 1906  Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1860 Census: ILL: Adams: Gilmer: pg. 646:
      Mitchell, Cyrus P., 47, farmer, $1000, born in ME;
      Sarah “, 47, born in ME;
      John, 11, born in IL;
      Henry, 10, born in IL;
      Mary, 5, born in IL;
      Viola A., 2, born in IL:
      Daniel G., 6/12, born in IL.

      1880 Census: IL: Rock Island: South Moline, p. 429A:
      Mitchell, Cyrus P, 57, farmer;
      Sarrah B, 57, wife, keeping house;
      Viola A., 22, daughter, single, at home;
      Daniel G., 20, son, single, works on farm part of the year and in plow shop in winter.

      Obituary: Newspaper Source Unknown
      "ANOTHER VETERAN RESIDENT EXPIRES
      Cyrus P. Mitchell, Who Settled in Illinois in 1834 and in Moline in 1868, Gathered to His Fathers.
      AFTER 18-WEEKS ILLNESS
      Settled in Illinois Near Quincy at First, Later Moving to Henry County.
      Following fast on one another the once stalwart pioneers and veteran residents of the city are passing in succession with the lengthening of the shadows of the present year. Cyrus P. Mitchell was gathered to his fathers at 5:18 p.m. yesterday at the home of his son, Daniel G. Mitchell, after an illness of eighteen weeks to the day, beginning with a stroke of paralysis. He had lain patiently as a helpless invalid during those many weeks when it was apparent to the watchers at the bedside that the end must come when the sturdy constitution could not longer keep up the struggle.
      Mr. Mitchell was a veteran settler in Illinois and a longtime resident of Moline. He was born in Chesterfield, Me., on the 18th of November, 1822, and in that village he made his home till 1843, when he turned his face toward the setting sun and traveling by team, he settled near the town of Burton in Adams county, Illinois. He remained with his parents on the farm till he was 22 years of age, when he returned to the east and located at Lowell, Mass., learning the trade of millwright.
      Married in East in 1847
      He was married to Miss Sarah B. Ham at Mercer, Me., Oct. 3, 1847, and with his bride returned to his father's farm in Adams county. There they remained till 1855, when Mr. Mitchell disposed of his interests and moved to Quincy. Here he went into business with his brother, Henry Mitchell, and a Mr. Gardner, now of the Gardner Governor Co., and till 1859 he devoted attention to building engines and equipping sawmills. The farm still had its attraction for Mr. Mitchell and he and his family took up their residence in '59 with his father on the family homestead twelve miles from Quincy, where they remained till 1863, when they moved to a farm northeast of Orion, in Henry county.
      Settled Here in 1868
      In 1866 Mr. Mitchell moved to Rock Island and engaged in the hotel business, and in 1868 the family settled in Moline, and Mr. Mitchell for some time was employed at Deere & Co.'s. This city had been his home ever since, except between 1893 and 1895 when he lived with his son, D. G. Mitchell, at Webb City, Mo., and between 1895 and 1896, when he was with his son, Dr. W. H. Mitchell at Minneapolis. In 1869 he returned to Moline and had since made his home with his son, D. G. Mitchell.
      Mr. Mitchell was ever a strong republican, one of the first voters of the party, affiliating with it when those who espoused its principles were termed "know-nothings." He leaves to mourn his loss his widow and his children, Mrs. Sarah B. Mitchell, J. E. Mitchell, Mrsw. Mary Ella Hepburn and Daniel G. Mitchell of this city; Dr. W. H. Mitchell of Minneapolis, Mrs. Emma L. Stoddard of Rock Island. His fourth child, Viola A. Mitchell, departed this life Nov. 8, 1891.
      Funeral Tomorrow Forenoon
      Funeral services will be held at 10:30 tomorrow morning from the residence at 1111 Fifteenth street, the Rev. Dr. Hedley Hall officiating. Interment will be in Riverside."
    Person ID I2774  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2020 

    Father John MITCHELL, Jr.,   b. 24 Aug 1797, Chesterville, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1857, Quincy, Adams, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Mary "Polly" T. WALTON,   b. 21 Oct 1799,   d. 10 Jan 1882  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1821  Fayette, Kennebec, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1191  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah B. HAM,   b. 4 Oct 1822, Mercer, Somerset, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1909, Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1847  Mercer, Somerset, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. John Edward MITCHELL,   b. 19 May 1849, Burton, Adams, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1922  (Age 73 years)
     2. William Henry MITCHELL,   b. 27 Aug 1850, Burton, Adams, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1923  (Age 72 years)
    +3. Mary Ella MITCHELL,   b. 19 Feb 1855, Burton, Adams, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1935  (Age 80 years)
     4. Viola Ann MITCHELL,   b. 1 Dec 1857, Quincy, Adams, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1891, Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     5. Daniel Grover MITCHELL,   b. 27 Nov 1859, Columbus, Adams, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1923, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     6. Emma L. MITCHELL,   b. 5 Apr 1862, Columbus, Adams, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F1201  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Nov 1822 - Chesterville, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Oct 1847 - Mercer, Somerset, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Nov 1906 - Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cemetery, Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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