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William Thomas Mitchell (1883 - 1970)

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William Thomas Mitchell
Born in Liskeard, Cornwall, Englandmap
Husband of — married in Ishpeming, Marquette, Michigan, USAmap
[children unknown]
Died in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USAmap
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OCCUPATION: Machinist.

CENSUS INFORMATION: In the 1900 US Census, he is listed as William Thomas Mitchell, aged 16 and born in Oct 1884 in England. He is living with his parents and a sister in Ishpeming, Marquette Co.,, Michigan. He immigrated in 1887. (Supervisors District 12, Enumeration District 110, Sheet 8).
In the 1910 US Census, he is listed as William Mitchell, a Commercial Salesman aged 25 and born in England. He is living in Ishpeming City, with his wife. They have been married for 3 years. (Supervisors District 12, Enumeration District ??, Sheet ?A).
In the 1920 US Census of Detroit City, Wayne Co., MI, taken on the 19th January 1920, he is listed as William T Michell, aged 36, a Machinist in a Brass Works - born in England of English parents. He is living with his wife and daughter (also called Eliza E and aged 6) in 207 Lemay Avenue in a rented property. (Supervisor's District 145, Enumeration District 639, Sheet 12B).
In the 1930 US Census, he is listed as William Mitchell, a Machinist in an Auto Factory, aged 46 and born in England. He immigrated in 1886 and married at the age of 23. He is living in rented property in Lemay Ave., 21st Precinct of Detroit City, Wayne County, with his wife and 2 daughters (Eliza and Rosina). (Supervisors District 22, Enumeration District 82-753, Sheet 16B).
In the 1940 US Census, he is listed as William T Mitchell, a machine-hand in a boring mill in an Auto plant; he is aged 56 and born in England. He is living in Detroit, Wayne county, Michigan, with his wife and a daughter (Rosezina J). In 1935 he was living in the same house. (Supervisors District 14, Eumeration District 84-1353, Sheet 1B).

GENERAL NOTES: Birth is recorded in the GRO indexes for the Liskeard Registration District for the December quarter of 1883, under reference 5c 58. He is listed as William Thomas Mitchell.

MARRIAGE: Collection: Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995:
Groom's Name: William Thomas Mitchell
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Bride's Name: Eliza Helen Argall
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Marriage Date: 27 Aug 1907
Marriage Place: Ishpeming, Marquette, Michigan
Groom's Father's Name: Wm Mitchell
Groom's Mother's Name: Laura Simmons (sic)
Bride's Father's Name: John Argall
Bride's Mother's Name: Reynolds
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01735-9
System Origin: Michigan-ODM
Source Film Number: 2342678
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MILITARY: He registered for the World War 1 Draft on 12th September 1918 in Detroit, Michigan. His address is 207 Lemay, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan and he declared he was born on 20th October 1883. He is a Machinist working for the Capitol Brass Works, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan. His Next-of-Kin is Eliza Helen Mitchell of the same address. He is of medium height and medium build with brown eyes and brown hair.

DEATH: He died on 7th February 1970. Cause of Death: Heart Disease.

Social Security Death Index about William Mitchell:
Name: William Mitchell
SSN: 365-05-7644
Last Residence: 48101 Allen Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States of America
Born: 20 Oct 1883
Died: Feb 1970
State (Year) SSN issued:Michigan (Before 1951).

BURIAL: His burial is recorded in the Ishpeming Burial Register (Entry #7365) as William T Michell, aged 86 and born in 1884. He died on 7th February 1970 and was buried on 12th February 1970 in Lot 31, Block 48, Grave 3. He lived at Dross Point, Michgan.


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