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Zachariah Mitchell
Posted by: Barbra Hathcock (ID *****8213) Date: January 24, 2005 at 13:27:24
In Reply to: Re: Lottie Garrett, Halls Tn. by Michelle Hoyt of 456


Descendants of Zachariah Mitchell


Generation No. 1

1. ZACHARIAH1 MITCHELL was born February 15, 1806 in Davidson Co., TN, and died July 13, 1871 in Lauderdale Co., TN. He married MINERVA SENORA DAVIS 1828 in Davidson Co., TN, daughter of SETH DAVIS. She was born November 9, 1809 in Davidson Co., TN, and died November 4, 1870 in Halls Station, Lauderdale Co., TN.

Notes for ZACHARIAH MITCHELL:
1850 Lauderdale Co., TN census, page 278A - HH# 426
MITCHELL ZACARIAH        44 M FARMER        1,000        TENN
MITCHELL LENERVA        42 F        1,000        TENN
MITCHELL JAMES S        20 M STUDENT        TENN
MITCHELL MARY E        18 F               TENN
MITCHELL NARCIPA E 16 F               TENN
MITCHELL CATHERINE E 14 F               TENN
MITCHELL JOHN D        12 M               TENN
MITCHELL WM M D        10 M               TENN
MITCHELL LEONIDAS         6 M               TENN
...
1860 Lauderdale Co., TN - District 7 - August 1860 - HH# TN
Mitchell,       Zachariah       head - 54 - farmer - 4000/13119 - TN
       Senora              50 - TN
       Catherine              23 - TN
       John D.              21 - TN
       W. M. P.              19 - TN
       D. Cornelus       16 - TN
........
Lauderdale Co., TN - 1870 Census, District 7, HH# 146
Mitchell,        Z.        63 - farmer - TN
       Minerva        59 - TN
       Dewit        26 - farmer - TN
       Martha        23 - TN
Coker,        Joseph        12 - TN
Rogers,        Henry        30 - TN

More About ZACHARIAH MITCHELL:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

More About MINERVA SENORA DAVIS:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN
       
Children of ZACHARIAH MITCHELL and MINERVA DAVIS are:
2.       i.       JAMES L.2 MITCHELL, DR., b. September 15, 1829, Davidson Co., TN; d. November 13, 1905, Ripley, Lauderdale Co. TN.
3.       ii.       MARY A. E. MITCHELL, b. January 2, 1832, TN; d. January 1, 1886, Lauderdale Co. TN.
4.       iii.       NARCISSA E. MITCHELL, b. December 11, 1833, TN; d. April 11, 1870, Lauderdale Co. TN.
       iv.       CATHERINE E. MITCHELL, b. 1836, TN; d. Bef. 1887.
5.       v.       JOHN DAVIS MITCHELL, b. November 14, 1839, TN; d. August 8, 1909, Lauderdale Co. TN.
       vi.       W. M. P. MITCHELL, b. Abt. 1841, TN.

Notes for W. M. P. MITCHELL:
1870 Lauderdale Co., TN - DIstrict 8 - July 1870 - HH# 50
Mitchell,       William       29 - clerks in store - 00/1800 - TN
....

6.       vii.       DEWITT CORNELIUS MITCHELL, b. October 15, 1843, Wiliamson Co., TN; d. December 23, 1905, Ayda, AR.
       viii.       LEONIDAS MITCHELL, b. 1844, TN; m. MARTHA; b. Abt. 1847, TN.


Generation No. 2

2. JAMES L.2 MITCHELL, DR. (ZACHARIAH1) was born September 15, 1829 in Davidson Co., TN, and died November 13, 1905 in Ripley, Lauderdale Co. TN. He married (1) CECELIA B. DUNAVANT February 2, 1852 in Lauderdale Co., TN, daughter of LEONARD DUNAVANT and SARAH RIED. She was born March 9, 1828 in Williamson Co., TN, and died November 12, 1875 in Lauderdale Co. TN. He married (2) MARGARET J. MULLINS October 2, 1877 in Lauderdale Co., TN, daughter of LEMUEL R. MULLENS. She was born February 13, 1836, and died December 8, 1911 in Lauderdale Co. TN.

Notes for JAMES L. MITCHELL, DR.:
1870 Lauderdale Co., TN - District 7 - July 1870 - HH# 88
James Mitchell,        age 39, Physician, born TN
Cisely Mitchell,        age 30, born TN
Hugh Mitchell,        age 17, farm labor, born TN
James Mitchell,        age 14, attending school, bornTN
Lucy Donevant,       age 21, TN
Amanda Denny,        age 20, domestic servant, bornTN
...........
1880 - District 7, Lauderdale, Tennessee - Page 184B
Jas. L. MITCHELL              Self       M       M       W       50       TNPhysician       TN TN
Margaret J. MITCHELL       Wife       F       M       W       44       TNKeeps House       VA TN
Harvey DUNIVANT              Nephew       M       S       W       10       TN              TN TN
Mary DENNIE              Other       F       S       W       18       TNAt Home       TN TN
William ABERNATHY       Other       M       S       W       23       TNLaborer       TN TN
....
Registered with the Court of Lauderdale Co., to pracrice medicine in Lauderdale Co.
#5 J.S. MITCHELL,M.D. Nashville College, Nashville,TN 2nd March 1857 issued : 3rd October 1889
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Goodspeed on Lauderdale Co., TN - 1887

Dr. James L. Mitchell, a prominent physician of Lauderdale County, is located at Dry Hill, in the northern part of the county, and was born in Davidson County, thirteen miles west of Nashville September 15, 1829, and was the oldest of seven children. His father, Zachariah Mitchell, was born in Middle Tennessee in 1805, and was raised in Davidson County, where he married, in 1828, Minerva Davis, a daughter of Seth Davis, a farmer. In 1836 he moved to West Tennessee and located near Hall's Station, where he died in 1871. Our subject's mother was born in Davidson County in 1810, and died near Hall's Station November, 1870. Dr. Mitchell was raised on a farm and received a common school education. He read medicine under Drs. Richardson & McGaughey, and then graduated from the medical department of the Nashville University after the session of 1856-57, and has since been a most successful practitioner. During the past few years he has given some attention to farming and has also been merchandising since November, 1883. February 2, 1852, he was married to Miss C. B. Dunavant, a daughter of Leonard Dunavant, a farmer. Two sons, Alonzo H. and James Buford, were born to this union. The mother was born in Middle Tennessee in March 1828, and died November 12, 1875, and Dr. Mitchell was married again in the same county, October 2, 1877, to Mrs. M. J. Parker, a daughter of Lemuel R. Mullens, a farmer, and formerly of Virginia. Dr. Mitchell was formerly an old line Whig, but is now a Democrat, and is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, his wife being a member of the Christian Church. He owns a good farm of 160 acres nine miles north of Ripley, on the Ripley and Dyersburg road. Dr. Mitchell is regarded as a skillful physician and a true gentleman.
...........

Enterprise - November 17, 1905
Dr. J. L. Mitchell died at his home near Ripley last Monday night and his remains were interred in the family burying ground at Double Branches the following day. Dr. Mitchell was born in Williamson Co. on September 15, 1829, moving to Lauderdale Co. when a mere lad. For over half a century he was a practicing physician, only retiring from active service about two years ago on account of failing health. He was a Methodist. he is survived by two sons -- Mr. J. Buford Mitchell, trustee of Lauderdale Co., and Mr. Hugh Mitchell of Dry Hill.

More About JAMES L. MITCHELL, DR.:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

More About CECELIA B. DUNAVANT:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

Notes for MARGARET J. MULLINS:
Enterprise - Secember 15, 1911
Mrs. J. L. (Mag) Mitchell, stepmother of Mr. J. B. Mitchell of Ripley, died last Friday afternoon at the home of her granddagughter, Mrs. Birch Griffin, near Dry Hill. The imediate cause of her death was stomach trouble, though she had been in failing health some time. She had reached the ripe age of 75 years. Since the death of Dr. Mitchell several years ago, she had been making her home with her children and grandchildren, having been the mother of four children by her former marriage to Mr. Ike Parker, one of whom survives, Mr. R. M. Parker of Joiner, Ark., who was present at the last saad rites. She was laid to rest in the Dunavant family burying ground, near Double Branches. She had a large circle of friends in Lauderdale county and elsewhere, all of whom esteemed her most highly.

More About MARGARET J. MULLINS:
Burial: Dunavant Family Burying Ground, Lauderdale Co., TN
       
Children of JAMES MITCHELL and CECELIA DUNAVANT are:
7.       i.       ALONZO HUGH3 MITCHELL, b. May 6, 1853, TN; d. March 10, 1911, Dry Hill, Lauderdale Co., TN.
8.       ii.       JAMES BUFORD MITCHELL, b. February 4, 1856, TN; d. September 4, 1939, Lauderdale Co. TN.


3. MARY A. E.2 MITCHELL (ZACHARIAH1) was born January 2, 1832 in TN, and died January 1, 1886 in Lauderdale Co. TN. She married ALONZO DUNAVANT November 30, 1853 in Lauderdale Co., TN, son of LEONARD DUNAVANT and SARAH RIED. He was born July 12, 1826 in Williamson Co., TN, and died March 20, 1920 in Lauderdale Co. TN.

Notes for MARY A. E. MITCHELL:
Her burial and marriage information gives her middle initial as E. Like many others, she may very well have two middle names.Her marriage license was issued as Mary A. , but the 1910 census information listed her as Mary E. Very possibly her name was Mary Ann Elizabeth Mitchell.

More About MARY A. E. MITCHELL:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

Notes for ALONZO DUNAVANT:
1860 Lauderdale Co., TN District 7 - August 1860 - HH# 599
Dunavant,        Alonzo              head - 34 - farmer - 1180/1003 - TN
              Mary E.              29 - TN
              Margaret              4 - TN
              James              3 - TN
...
1870 Lauderdale Co., TN - District 7 - July 1870 - HH# 274
Dunavant,       A              44 - farmer - 5000/2000 - TN
              Mary              34 - TN
              Eudora              12 - TN
              James              10 - TN
              John               8 - TN
              Dewitt               6 - TN
              Abner               4 - TN
              Emmerson        2 - TN
              Ella              13 - TN
              Sarah               7 - TN
              James              4/12 - TN - April
(They are living next to henry Clay and Oscar R. Dunavant, who are working as farm laborers for a widow Jones. Who were the Ella, Sarah and James, children of?)
....
1880 - District 7, Lauderdale, Tennessee - Page 180C
Alonzo DUNAVANT       Self       M       M       W       53       TNFarmer       Fa: VA       Mo: TN
Mary E. DUNAVANT       Wife       F       M       W       47       TNKeeps House       Fa: TN       Mo: TN
Margaret DUNANT       Dau       F       S       W       23       TNAt Home       Fa: TN       Mo: TN
James DUNAVANT       Son       M       S       W       21       TNWorks On Farm       Fa: TN       Mo: TN
John DUNAVANT       Son       M       S       W       19       TNWorks On Farm       Fa: TN       Mo: TN
William DUNAVANT       Son       M       S       W       17       TNWorks On Farm       Fa: TN       Mo: TN
Margaret JONES       Sister       F       W       W       55       TNAt Home       Fa: VA       Mo: TN
Harrison MARTIN       Other       M       S       W       21       TNLaborer       Fa: VA       Mo: KY
.................
Goodspeed on Lauderdale Co., TN - 1887
Alonzo Dunavant, a prominent farmer of Lauderdale County, was born in Williamson County, Tenn., July 12, 1826. His father was born in Amelia County, Va., and when eighteen years of age came with his parents to Tennessee. He was a soldier in the war of 1812, and was in the battles of Horse Shoe and Emuchfau and New Orleans; was married about 1818 to Miss Margaret T. Giddings. She died without children, and he married Miss Sarah B. Ried, and twelve sons and two daughters were born to them, our subject being the fourth child. A portion of this family were born on Little Harpeth River, where the father settled a few years after his second marriage, and moved to West Tennessee in 1833, settling near Double Bridges, where he died in 1869. The mother of our subject was born in Sumner County, Tenn., in 1802, and died in 1856. Alonzo Dunavant was raised on the farm, and secured a common school education, and has made farming his chief business. He married in Lauderdale County, November 30, 1853, Mary E. Mitchell, daughter of Zachariah Mitchell, a prominent farmer. Five sons and a daughter were born to them, four now living: Margaret, Eudora, James F., John V., and William A. D. Mrs. Dunavant was born in Middle Tennessee January 2, 1832, and died January 1, 1886. M. Dunavant belongs to the Methodist Episcopal Church South, as his wife did also. He is a stanch Democrat; cast his first presidential vote for Gen. Taylor. He owns 380 acres of land and raises grain, stock and cotton. The farm is near Double Bridges, eleven and one-half miles north of Ripley, Tenn., and has a splendid residence on it. Mr. Dunavant is one of Lauderdale's substantial citizens.1880 - ...

More About ALONZO DUNAVANT:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN
       
Children of MARY MITCHELL and ALONZO DUNAVANT are:
       i.       MARGARET3 DUNAVANT, b. Abt. 1855, Lauderdale Co. TN.

Notes for MARGARET DUNAVANT:
Is this her? This was right under information on her parents and siblings at the Dunavant Cemetery in Lauderdale Co., TN

M. E.. Dunavant 7/16/18568/3/1925

       ii.       JAMES F. DUNAVANT, b. Abt. 1856, Lauderdale Co. TN; m. ANNIE E. JORDAN, Abt. 1882, Lauderdale Co., TN; b. November 1, 1861, Lauderdale Co. TN; d. April 28, 1948, Lauderdale Co. TN.

Notes for JAMES F. DUNAVANT:
1910 Lauderdale Co. - District 7 - May 1910 - HH# 157
Dunavant,       James F.       head - 57 - m1 - 28 years - TN TN TN - farmer
              Annie E.       wife - 48 - m1 - 2/0 - TN VA VA
              Alonzo        father - 83 - m - TN TN TN - farm hand
              Maggie       sister - 53 - s - TN TN TN
Walker,              F. H.       nephew - 17 - TN TN TN - farm hand
...

Notes for ANNIE E. JORDAN:
By the age of 48 (1910), she had had two children, but they were both deceased.

More About ANNIE E. JORDAN:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

       iii.       EUDORA DUNAVANT, b. Abt. 1857.
9.       iv.       JAMES FRANKLIN DUNAVANT, b. November 7, 1858, Lauderdale Co. TN; d. 1945, Lauderdale Co. TN.
10.       v.       JOHN VERNON DUNAVANT, b. March 31, 1861, Lauderdale Co. TN; d. June 13, 1940, Shelby Co., TN.
11.       vi.       WILLIAM A. DEWITT DUNAVANT, b. Abt. 1863, Lauderdale Co. TN.
       vii.       ABNER DUNAVANT, b. January 1, 1866, Lauderdale Co. TN; d. September 9, 1875, Lauderdale Co. TN.

More About ABNER DUNAVANT:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

       viii.       ZACHARIAH EMMERSON DUNAVANT, b. September 6, 1868, Lauderdale Co. TN; d. September 23, 1875, Lauderdale Co. TN.

More About ZACHARIAH EMMERSON DUNAVANT:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN


4. NARCISSA E.2 MITCHELL (ZACHARIAH1) was born December 11, 1833 in TN, and died April 11, 1870 in Lauderdale Co. TN. She married LEONARD J. W. DUNAVANT December 28, 1852 in Lauderdale Co., TN, son of LEONARD DUNAVANT and SARAH RIED. He was born Abt. 1832 in Williamson Co., TN.

More About NARCISSA E. MITCHELL:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

Notes for LEONARD J. W. DUNAVANT:
1860 Lauderdale Co., TN - District 7 - August 1860 - HH# 595
Dunavant, L. W.       head - 28 - farmer - 1200/775 - TN
       Narcissa       26 - TN
       Sara       6- TN
       Ella       4 - TN
       William       1 - TN
...
       
Children of NARCISSA MITCHELL and LEONARD DUNAVANT are:
       i.       SARAH3 DUNAVANT, b. Abt. 1854, Lauderdale Co. TN.
       ii.       ELLA DUNAVANT, b. Abt. 1856, Lauderdale Co. TN.
       iii.       WILLIAM DUNAVANT, b. Abt. 1859, Lauderdale Co. TN.
       iv.       LUCY ANNIE DUNAVANT, b. August 10, 1867, Lauderdale Co. TN; d. September 27, 1875, Lauderdale Co. TN.

More About LUCY ANNIE DUNAVANT:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN


5. JOHN DAVIS2 MITCHELL (ZACHARIAH1) was born November 14, 1839 in TN, and died August 8, 1909 in Lauderdale Co. TN. He married PARIZADE A. SMITH October 28, 1863 in Lauderdale Co., TN, daughter of JOHN SMITH and MARY. She was born May 30, 1844 in KY, and died August 6, 1910 in Lauderdale Co. TN.

Notes for JOHN DAVIS MITCHELL:
1870 - Lauderdale Co., TN - District 7 - July 19, 1870 - HH# 263 - page 35
John Michell, age 31, farmer, born TN
Parole? Michell, age 26, female, born KY
Johnetta Michell, age 5, female, born TN
Clara Michell, age 4, female, born TN
Katie Michell, age 2, female, born TN
..........
1880 - District 12, Lauderdale, Tennessee - Page 179B
John D. MITCHELL       Self       M       M       W       41       TNFarmer       Fa: TN       Mo: TN
Parizade MITCHELL       Wife       F       M       W       36       KYKeep House       Fa: TN       Mo: KY
Johnetta MITCHELL       Dau       F       S       W       15       TNAt Home       Fa: TN       Mo: KY
Clarilee MITCHELL       Dau       F       S       W       13       TNAt Home       Fa: TN       Mo: KY
Katie N. MITCHELL       Dau       F       S       W       11       TNAt Home       Fa: TN       Mo: KY
Mattie S. MITCHELL       Dau       F       S       W       9       TN              Fa: TN       Mo: KY
Lula M. MITCHELL       Dau       F       S       W       5       TN              Fa: TN       Mo: KY
Lorene MITCHELL       Dau       F       S       W       2       TN              Fa: TN       Mo: KY
......
1900 Lauderdale Co., TN - District 12 - June 19, 1900 - ED# 94 - HH# 280
Mitchell,       J. D.       head - November 1839 - 60 - md 36 yrs. - TN TN TN - farmer
       P. A.       wife - May 1844 - 56 - had 8 children/6 living - KY KY KY
       Mary L.       dau - September 1876 - 23 - TN TN KY
....
Enterprise - August 10, 1909
Mr. J. D. Mitchell, an uncle of Trustee J. B. Mitchell, died Wednesday at his home one mile west of Halls of Congestion at the age of 70. He left a wife and six daughters. He was interred at the Alonza Dunavant burying ground yesterday. The funeral was conducted by Rev. T. G. Lowry. He was a Methodist.
...
IF he died in 1909, WHY was he enumerated in April 1910?
1910 Lauderdale Co. - District 12 - April 1910 - HH# 119
Mitchell,        John D.       head - 71 - md - 47 years - TN TN TN - farmer
       Pary A.       wife - 65 - md - 8/6 - KY TN TN
       Paul B.       adopted son - 13 - KY TN TN

More About JOHN DAVIS MITCHELL:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

More About PARIZADE A. SMITH:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN
       
Children of JOHN MITCHELL and PARIZADE SMITH are:
       i.       JOHNETTA3 MITCHELL, b. Abt. 1865, Most Likely Lauderdale Co. TN.
       ii.       CLARA LEE MITCHELL, b. Abt. 1867, Most Likely Lauderdale Co. TN.
       iii.       KATIE N. MITCHELL, b. Abt. 1869, Most Likely Lauderdale Co. TN.
       iv.       MATTIE S. MITCHELL, b. Abt. 1871, Most Likely Lauderdale Co. TN.
       v.       LULA M. MITCHELL, b. Abt. 1875, Most Likely Lauderdale Co. TN.
       vi.       F. E. MITCHELL, b. September 8, 1877, Lauderdale Co. TN; d. February 25, 1878, Lauderdale Co. TN.

More About F. E. MITCHELL:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

12.       vii.       MARY LORENE MITCHELL, b. September 1876, Lauderdale Co. TN; d. November 24, 1967, Gulfport, MS.
       viii.       JAMES SCOTT MITCHELL, b. February 18, 1882, Lauderdale Co. TN; d. September 15, 1884, Lauderdale Co. TN.

More About JAMES SCOTT MITCHELL:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

       ix.       PAUL B. MITCHELL, b. Abt. 1897, KY; Adopted child.


6. DEWITT CORNELIUS2 MITCHELL (ZACHARIAH1) was born October 15, 1843 in Wiliamson Co., TN, and died December 23, 1905 in Ayda, AR. He married MARTHA J. JORDAN December 5, 1866 in Lauderdale Co., TN, daughter of STEPHEN JORDAN and MARY CARUTHERS. She was born August 1, 1847 in Lauderdale Co., TN, and died April 28, 1934.

Notes for DEWITT CORNELIUS MITCHELL:
1880 - District 12, Lauderdale, Tennessee - Page 170C
Dewitt MITCHELL       Self       M       M       W       36       TN Farmer       Fa: TN       Mo: TN
Mattie J. MITCHELL       Wife       F       M       W       32       TN Keeps House       Fa: TN       Mo: TN
James A. MITCHELL Son       M       S       W       4       TN               Fa: TN       Mo: TN
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Goodspeed on Lauderdale Co., TN - 1887

De Witt C. Mitchell was born in Lauderdale County, within a short distance of where he now resides, October 15, 1843. He is the only member living of a family of four sons and three daughters, born to Zachariah and Minerva (Davis) Mitchell, and is of Irish Descent. His father was born in Davidson County, near Nashville, where he was raised and educated. He married and lived in that county until 1836, when he moved to Lauderdale County, where he remained until his death in 1871. The mother was also born in Davidson County, and died in 1870. Our subject was raised on a farm and received a common school education, and has made farming his chief business. Mr. Mitchell entered the Confederate Army, Company E, First Confederate Cavalry, under Col. King. He was in the battles of Perryville and Murfreesboro, and served over three years; was captured at Murfreesboro, and held as a prisoner at Camp Douglass for twenty-one months. He was married December 5, 1866, at Hall's Station, to Miss Martha J. Jordan, daughter of S. A. Jordan, a prominent farmer, and one of the founders of Hall's Station. Mr. Mitchell was born in Williamson County, August 1, 1847. One son, James Archie, was born to this marriage January 22, 1876. Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell are members of the Missionary Baptist Church, and he is also a member of the K. of H. and G. C., and is a firm Democrat. He owns 159 acres of land, and a nice residence.
(There are several points on which this article is WRONG.)
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Enterprise - January 13, 1905
Mr. Tip Mitchell died at his home near Lyda, Arkansas, on December 23. He was the brother of Dr. J. L. Mitchell of Curve and J. D. Mitchell of Halls. He was 63 years old, an ex-Confederate soldier, with many relatives and friends in Lauderdale County.


More About MARTHA J. JORDAN:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN
       
Child of DEWITT MITCHELL and MARTHA JORDAN is:
13.       i.       JAMES ARCHIE3 MITCHELL, b. January 22, 1876, Lauderdale Co., TN; d. 1935, Lauderdale Co. TN.


Generation No. 3

7. ALONZO HUGH3 MITCHELL (JAMES L.2, ZACHARIAH1) was born May 6, 1853 in TN, and died March 10, 1911 in Dry Hill, Lauderdale Co., TN. He married SUSAN FRANCES FORTNER December 5, 1872 in Lauderdale Co., TN. She was born April 14, 1855 in AR, and died July 8, 1920 in Lauderdale Co. TN.

Notes for ALONZO HUGH MITCHELL:
1880 - I am unable to locate them on the 1880 census ANYWHERE in TN.
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1900 Lauderdale Co. - District 2 - June 1900 - HH# 171
Mitchell,       Alonza H.              head - May 1853 - 47 - md - 27 years - TN TN TN - farmer
       Susan F.              wife - Apr 1855 - 45 - 6/4 - AR NC TN
       Ciscily B.              dau - May 1878 - 22 - s - TN
       Mabel E.              dau - Apr 1885 - 15 - TN
       Lottie R.              dau - Nov - 1888 - 11 - TN
(+ 4 boarders)
...
Enterprise - March 17, 1911
Mr. A. H. Mitchell died at his home near Old Dry Hill in the 7th district last Friday morning after an illness of oly 3 days of pneumonia. He is survived by a wife, one son, Mr. Eph Mitchell, and three daughters, Mrs. Andrew Hughes and Mrs. Will Garrett of this county, and Mrs Henry Garrett who resides in Arkansaas. He was about 58 years of age, a member of the Methodist church. Rev. C. A. Coleman, pastor of the Methodist Church at Curve, conducted the funeral services which ere held Saturday at the Dunavant burying ground near Double Branches. He was a member of one of the best families in Lauderdale County, a brother of our fellow townsman and present represenative in the legislature, Mr. J. Buford Mitchell.

Nankipoo - Mr. & Mrs. J. B. Mitchell attended the funeral of his brother, Mr. Hugh Mitchell (article torn). He was the son of the late Dr. Mitchell, one of Lauderdale County's first and honored settlers.

More About ALONZO HUGH MITCHELL:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

More About SUSAN FRANCES FORTNER:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN
       
Children of ALONZO MITCHELL and SUSAN FORTNER are:
       i.       EPHRAIM4 MITCHELL.
       ii.       CISCILY B. MITCHELL, b. May 1878, Most Likely Lauderdale Co., TN; d. 1933, Lauderdale Co. TN; m. WILLIAM ANDREW HUGHES, Abt. 1902, Most Likely Lauderdale Co., TN; b. 1877, Most Likely Lauderdale Co., TN; d. 1940, Lauderdale Co. TN.

More About CISCILY B. MITCHELL:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

Notes for WILLIAM ANDREW HUGHES:
1910 Lauderdale Co. - District 14 - May 1910 - HH# 210
Hughes,       Wm. A.       head - 33 - md - 8 years - TN TN TN - farmer
       Cicely       wife - 32 - md - 1/1 - TN TN TN
       Annie B.       dau - 8/12 - TN
(He is living two households away from his father.)
...

More About WILLIAM ANDREW HUGHES:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

       iii.       LOTTIE R. MITCHELL, b. November 5, 1888, TN; m. WILLIAM A. GARRETT, December 27, 1906, Lauderdale Co., TN; b. September 30, 1884, TN; d. March 15, 1961.

More About LOTTIE R. MITCHELL:
Burial: Halls Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

Notes for WILLIAM A. GARRETT:
Enterprise - January 4, 1907
BEXAR-- Mr. Will GARRETT and Miss Lottie MITCHELL were united in marriage last Thursday night.
...
1920 Lauderdale Co., TN - Civil District 7 - ED# 100 - page 6B
111/116
Garrat,        W. A.               owns/free - head - 35 - TN TN TN - farmer
       Lottie              wife - 31 - TN TN TN
       Annie Sue        dau - 8 - TN TN TN
       Lonnie               son - 7 - TN TN TN
       Myra              dau 4 - TN TN TN
       Nellie              sdau - 2 1/12 - TN TN TN
Mitchell, Susan Frances       m-n-l - 54 - widow - TN TN TN
...
1930 Lauderdale Co., TN - Civil District 7 - ED# 10 - April 30, 1930 - page 4A/239
79/81
Garett,       William A.       head - 44 - md at 21 - farmer - TN TN TN
       Lottie R.              wife - 42 - md at 18 - keeps house - TN TN TN
       H. Lonnie        son - 17 - farm laborer - TN TN TN
       Myra B.              dau - 14 - TN TN TN
       Hallie M.              dau - 12 - TN TN TN
       Elton R.              son - 8 - TN TN TN
       Eddie G.              son - 5 - TN TN TN
       Billie M.              son - 1 3/12- TN TN TN
...

More About WILLIAM A. GARRETT:
Burial: Halls Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

       iv.       FEMALE MITCHELL, m. HENRY GARRETT; b. September 28, 1881, Lauderdale Co. TN; d. July 15, 1942, Lauderdale Co. TN.

More About HENRY GARRETT:
Burial: Edith Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN


8. JAMES BUFORD3 MITCHELL (JAMES L.2, ZACHARIAH1) was born February 4, 1856 in TN, and died September 4, 1939 in Lauderdale Co. TN. He married ANNA E. ROBINSON January 13, 1880 in Lauderdale Co., TN. She was born September 18, 1860 in TN, and died September 6, 1923 in Lauderdale Co. TN.

Notes for JAMES BUFORD MITCHELL:
1880 - District 7, Lauderdale, Tennessee - Page 184B
J. Buford MITCHELL Self       M       M       W       24       TN Farmer       Fa: TN       Mo: TN
Annie E. MITCHELL       Wife       F       M       W       19       TN Keeps House       Fa: TN       Mo: TN
Jessee CHILDRESS       Other       M       S       W       22       TN Laborer       Fa: TN       Mo: TN
.......
Enterprise - October 4, 1907
Miss Lucy Dunavant, duaghter of Mr. W. A. Dunavant, died Friday night of congestion at the home of her parents near Forked Deer. She was a pupil in Miss Haywood's School and boarded wtih her uncle, Mr. J. B. Mitchell. She was 19 years of age, and was buried at Woodville Cemetery Saturday.
...
Enterprise - March 19, 1926
Miss Annie Buford Hughes, of Nankipoo, was carried to a hospital in Dyersburg Tuesday night, where she underwent an operation for appendicitis. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hughes, and Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Browning accompanied her there where they were joined by Mr. J. B. Mitchell, of Ripley, who spent Tuesday and Wednesday in Dyersburg.
...

More About JAMES BUFORD MITCHELL:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

Notes for ANNA E. ROBINSON:
Enterprise - September 14, 1923
DEATH -The funeral of Mrs. J. B. MITCHELL was held Friday morning at 8:15 o'clock, at the family residence, in the presence of a large number of friends and relatives, conducted by her pastor, Rev. Cleanth BROOKS. The remains were carried to Halls on the 9:52 train, accompanied by several friends, and in the afternoon, was laid to rest in the Dunavant burying ground, four miles west of that place.




More About ANNA E. ROBINSON:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN
       
Children of JAMES MITCHELL and ANNA ROBINSON are:
       i.       MALE (TWIN)4 MITCHELL, b. September 22, 1881, Lauderdale Co. TN; d. November 24, 1881, Lauderdale Co. TN.

More About MALE (TWIN) MITCHELL:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

       ii.       MALE #2 (TWIN) MITCHELL, b. September 22, 1881, Lauderdale Co. TN; d. October 31, 1881, Lauderdale Co. TN.

Notes for MALE #2 (TWIN) MITCHELL:
The records from Lauderdale County Records of Deaths 1881-1882 give his age as 10 days, and dying on November 31, 1881.

More About MALE #2 (TWIN) MITCHELL:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN


9. JAMES FRANKLIN3 DUNAVANT (MARY A. E.2 MITCHELL, ZACHARIAH1) was born November 7, 1858 in Lauderdale Co. TN, and died 1945 in Lauderdale Co. TN. He married ANNIE E. JORDAN July 27, 1881 in Lauderdale Co., TN, daughter of STEPHEN JORDAN and MARY CARUTHERS. She was born November 1, 1861 in Lauderdale Co. TN, and died April 28, 1948 in Lauderdale Co. TN.

Notes for JAMES FRANKLIN DUNAVANT:
1900 Lauderdale Co. - District 2 - June 1900 - HH# 8
Dunavant,       James       head - Nov 1858 - 41 - md - 18 years - TN TN TN - farmer
              Annie E.       wife - Nov 1861 - 38 - md - 2/0 - TN TN TN
...

More About JAMES FRANKLIN DUNAVANT:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

Notes for ANNIE E. JORDAN:
By the age of 48 (1910), she had had two children, but they were both deceased.

More About ANNIE E. JORDAN:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN
       
Children of JAMES DUNAVANT and ANNIE JORDAN are:
       i.       LONNIE4 DUNAVANT, b. September 29, 1882, Lauderdale Co. TN; d. November 6, 1898, Lauderdale Co. TN.

More About LONNIE DUNAVANT:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

       ii.       INFANT DUNAVANT, b. November 29, 1896, Lauderdale Co. TN; d. November 29, 1896, Lauderdale Co. TN.

More About INFANT DUNAVANT:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN


10. JOHN VERNON3 DUNAVANT (MARY A. E.2 MITCHELL, ZACHARIAH1) was born March 31, 1861 in Lauderdale Co. TN, and died June 13, 1940 in Shelby Co., TN. He married MATTIE LARIMORE Abt. 1887 in Most Likely Lauderdale Co., TN, daughter of DAVID LARIMORE and MARTHA BRUCE. She was born November 23, 1865 in MO or TN, and died February 14, 1940 in Haywood Co., TN.

Notes for JOHN VERNON DUNAVANT:
1900 Lauderdale Co. - District 2 - June 1900 - HH# 131
Dunavant,       John              head - Mar 1860 - 40 - md - 13 years - TN TN TN - merchant/drygoods
              Mattie              wife - Nov 1865 - 34 - md - 5/5 - TN OH VA
              Mary B.              dau - Jan 1888 - 12 - TN
              Maggie V.              dau - Aug 1890 - 9 - TN
              Lucille              dau - Apr 1893 - 7 - TN
              Alonza R.              son - Dec 1895 - 4 - TN
              Walter F.              son - Jan 1897 - 3 - TN
...
1910 Lauderdale Co. - District 2 - Apri l1910 - HH# 199
Dunavant,       John       head - 48 - m1 - 23 years - TN TN TN - insurance agent
              Mattie       wife - 43 - m1 - 7/7 - MO OH VA
              Bruce       dau - 22 - s - TN - public school teacher
              Virman       dau - 20 - s - TN - public school teacher
              Lucile       dau - 18 - TN
              Ross       son - 14 - TN
              Francis       son - 12 - TN
              Wilson       son - 9 - TN
              Garnett       son - 7 - TN
...
John V. Dunavant Shelby Co. death
b. 31 Mar 1861 d. 13 Jun 1940
Maplewood Cem.
f. Alonza Dunavant
m. Mary Mitchell
...
Enterprise - August 8, 1919
Mr. J. V. Dunavant had returned from Nankipoo where he had been attending the bedside of his father, Alonzo Dunavant, whose condition has somewhat improved, though owing to his extreme age, 93 years, he may be called to his reward at any time. He is perhaps the oldest person in Lauderdale county, and his ailment is but the infirmary of old age.
...

More About JOHN VERNON DUNAVANT:
Burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

Notes for MATTIE LARIMORE:
1910 Lauderdale Co. - District 2 - April 1910 - HH# 200
Durham,       Matte       head - 46 - wd1 - 3/3 - MO OH VA - seamstress/dressmaker       
       Halli       dau - 20 - TN TN TN
       James       son - 15 - TN TN TN
Larimore,       Martha       mother - 76 - wd2 - 8/3 - TN TN MO - own income
(She is living nextdoor to her sister Hattie.)
.......
Mrs. Mattie Dunavant b. Mo wife of J. V.
Haywood Co. death
b. 23 Nov. 1865 d. 14 Feb 1940
Maplewood Cem.
f. David Ross Larimore b. Ohio
m. Martha Ann Bruce b. VA


More About MATTIE LARIMORE:
Burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN
       
Children of JOHN DUNAVANT and MATTIE LARIMORE are:
       i.       MARY BRUCE4 DUNAVANT, b. January 1888, Lauderdale Co. TN.
       ii.       MARGARET VIRMAN DUNAVANT, b. August 1890, Lauderdale Co. TN.
       iii.       LUCILE DUNAVANT, b. April 1893, Lauderdale Co. TN.
       iv.       ALONZO ROSS DUNAVANT, b. December 1895, Lauderdale Co. TN.
       v.       WALTER FRANCIS DUNAVANT, b. January 8, 1898, Lauderdale Co. TN; d. October 6, 1963, Lauderdale Co. TN.

Notes for WALTER FRANCIS DUNAVANT:
DUNAVANT, Walter Francis
1/8/1898 10/6/63
Fa: John Vernon DUNAVANT
Mo: Mattie LARIMORE
Maplewood


More About WALTER FRANCIS DUNAVANT:
Burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

       vi.       JAMES WILSON DUNAVANT, b. September 7, 1900, Lauderdale Co. TN; d. July 3, 1969, Lauderdale Co. TN.

Notes for JAMES WILSON DUNAVANT:
DUNAVANT, James Wilson
9/7/00 7/3/69
Fa: John V. DUNAVANT
Mo: Mattie LARIMORE
Burial in: Maplewood


More About JAMES WILSON DUNAVANT:
Burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

       vii.       GARNETT DUNAVANT, b. Abt. 1903, Lauderdale Co. TN.


11. WILLIAM A. DEWITT3 DUNAVANT (MARY A. E.2 MITCHELL, ZACHARIAH1) was born Abt. 1863 in Lauderdale Co. TN. He married TRANQUILLA? Abt. 1890 in TN. She was born Abt. 1871 in TN.

Notes for WILLIAM A. DEWITT DUNAVANT:
1910 Lauderdale Co. - Halls -May 1910 - HH# 143
Dunavant,       William A.              head - 47 - md - 20 years - TN TN TN - farmer
              Tranquilla?       wife - 39 - 4/3 - TN MS TN
              Lelia G.              dau - 18 - TN
              Elbert A.              son - 14 - TN
              Mary               dau - 11 - TN
...
       
Children of WILLIAM DUNAVANT and TRANQUILLA? are:
       i.       LELIA G.4 DUNAVANT, b. Abt. 1892, Most Likely Lauderdale Co. TN.
       ii.       ELBERT A. DUNAVANT, b. Abt. 1896, Most Likely Lauderdale Co. TN.
       iii.       MARY DUNAVANT, b. Abt. 1899, Most Likely Lauderdale Co. TN.


12. MARY LORENE3 MITCHELL (JOHN DAVIS2, ZACHARIAH1) was born September 1876 in Lauderdale Co. TN, and died November 24, 1967 in Gulfport, MS. She married JOHN L. WHITE. He died in Halls, Lauderdale Co., TN.

Notes for MARY LORENE MITCHELL:
Enterprise - December 1, 1967
Death - Mrs. Lorene Mitchell White, 90, widow of John L. White of Halls, died last Friday in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Scott, in Gulfport, Miss., after a long illness. Services were in Halls Funeral Home, burial in Halls Cemetery. MRs. White resided in Halls, all her life, until ill health prompted her move to Gulfport five years ago. She also leaves four sons, Eugene M. White of Memphis, James W. R. White of McMinnville, Ray B. White of Paducah, Ky., and William A. White of Washington, D.C.; and another daughter, Mrs. Stewart Wilson of New Orleans, La.

More About MARY LORENE MITCHELL:
Burial: Halls Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN

More About JOHN L. WHITE:
Burial: Halls Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN
       
Children of MARY MITCHELL and JOHN WHITE are:
       i.       FEMALE #14 WHITE, b. Lauderdale Co. TN; m. FRANK SCOTT.
       ii.       FEMALE #2 WHITE, b. Lauderdale Co. TN; m. STEWART WILSON.
       iii.       EUGENE M. WHITE, b. Lauderdale Co. TN.
       iv.       JAMES W. R. WHITE, b. Lauderdale Co. TN.
       v.       RAYMOND B. WHITE, b. Lauderdale Co. TN.
       vi.       WILLIAM A. WHITE, b. Lauderdale Co. TN.


13. JAMES ARCHIE3 MITCHELL (DEWITT CORNELIUS2, ZACHARIAH1) was born January 22, 1876 in Lauderdale Co., TN, and died 1935 in Lauderdale Co. TN. He married BERTA.

More About JAMES ARCHIE MITCHELL:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN
       
Child of JAMES MITCHELL and BERTA is:
       i.       GAIL4 MITCHELL, b. February 16, 1900, Lauderdale Co. TN; d. July 3, 1901, Lauderdale Co. TN.

More About GAIL MITCHELL:
Burial: Dunavant Cemetery, Lauderdale Co., TN


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