Mitchell, Michaell, Midgehill
Thomas MITCHELL, turner, born 1566 Eltisley Cambridge ENG?; died Leyden S. Holland?
Spouse: (1) Maria (2) Margaret [??UOCHIM / DIGEHIN] married 5/9/1606
Children: Experience born circa 1609 Eltisley; Thomas lived and died in Holland; Constant born 1610, wed 1640 John Fobes of Duxbury one of the original proprietors of Bridgewater, he died 1661 & Constant married John Briggs of Portsmouth RI 1662
Experience MITCHELL born circa 1603 Eltisley Cambridgeshire ENG?; died after 12/5/1689 [sic] date of his will, inventory 5/14/1689, proved 9/4/1689, Bridgewater Plymouth MA; planter; lived in Plymouth, Spring Hill, removed to Duxbury, Blue Fish River 1639, then was original proprietor of Bridgewater, Joppa between 1684 & 1689; lived in Leyden S. Holland with Pilgrims; arrived on "Anne" 1623; freeman 1633
Spouse: (1) Jane COOK born 1615/6 Leyden S. Holland; died before 1641 and perhaps earlier Bridgewater Plymouth MA; daughter of Frances Cook(e) of "Mayflower" married circa 1628 (2) MARY _____ born near Plymouth Co. MA; died after 1662 Duxbury Plymouth MA; married circa 1640 Plymouth MA
Children: of (1) Elizabeth born circa 1628 Plymouth married 12/6/1645 John Washburn' Thomas born circa 1630 Plymouth; Mary born circa 1632 married James Shaw 12/24/1652 who died 1679 (parents were John Shaw & Alice?) (2) John Jenny; Children of wife (2) Sarah born circa 1641 Plymouth, married John Hayward son of Thomas, commonly called John of the Plain to distinguish him from John Haward; Jacob born circa 1643; Edward, Ensign, born circa 1645, married Mary daughter of Thomas Hayward and had no children, she died after 40 years of marriage and he married (2) 1708 Alice daughter of Major John Bradford of Kingston son of William Jr. and grandson of Governor William & had children; Alice married (2) Deacon Joshua Hearsey of Hingham; John married Mary Bonney 12/14/1675 she died 1677, he married (2) Mary Lathrop 1/14/1679-80 she died 1680, (3) he married Mary Prior 5/24/1682; Hannah born circa 1662, married Joseph Hayward as his 3rd wife by 1682;
Jacob MITCHELL born circa 1643 Plymouth Plymouth MA; died 7/1675 Dartmouth MA; occupation carpenter & Ensign; Jacob and Susannah were killed by Indians at the commencement of Philip's war, they lived to reach the garrison but died of their wounds, children were saved because they were sent to the garrison the day before
Spouse: Susanna POPE born circa 1649; died 7/1675 Dartmouth MA; married 11/7/1666 E. Bridgewater Plymouth MA [American Marriage Records Before 1699}
Children: Jacob; Thomas Curry born 1667/8 married Elizabeth daughter of John Kingman 1696; Mary married Samuel Kingman 1696; children raised by Uncle Edward; all 3 married Kingman brother and sisters 1/1/1696
Deacon Jacob MITCHELL born probably Bridgewater circa 1672 died N. Yarmouth ME 12/21/1744 in 73rd year; lived Kingston; occupation Deacon 1737 and blacksmith
Spouse: (1) Deliverance Kingman daughter of John Kingman married 1/1/1696 Bridgewater Plymouth MA [American Marriage Records Before 1699] (2) Rebecca CUSHMAN born Plymouth 11/30/1678 died N Yarmouth ME 7/8/1756 married Plymouth 11/18/1701
Children: Jacob born 12/28/1696/7 married Mary Howland & Rachel Lewis Cushing; Susanna born 1/15/1702-3 married Samuel Baker; Rebecca / Rebeckah born Plymouth 10/19/1704 died Dartmouth 11/30/1764 in 59th year married Kingston & also rec. Dartmouth 11/12/1727 Elnathan Pope born Kingston son of Isaac and Alice (Freeman) Pope; Seth born Plymouth 3/16/1705/6 died N. Yarmouth ME 8/26/1760 married circa 1730 Deborah Andrews daughter of Stephen & Bethia (Stetson) Andrews/Andros "of Duxbury"; Mary born Plymouth 3/7/1707-8 died after 6/22/1767 married Joseph Fellows formerly of Salisbury son of Joseph & Sarah (Kimball) Fellows who married in Salisbury; Lydia/Lidia born Plymouth 6/20/ 1710 married 3/23/1729 Isaac Pope born Dartmouth son of Isaac & Alice (Freeman) Pope; Noah, early settler of Columbia ME, born 9/16/ 1712 married Hannah ? ; Isaac born 1/20/1714-5 died No. Yarmouth ME 8/24/1738 in 24th year apparently unmarried; Sarah born Plymouth 4/29/1717 died after 6/1/1760 (deed) married N. Yarmouth 10/30/1741 Andrew Tuck; Elizabeth born Plymouth 4/27/1722 died Burton, New Brunswick after 11/5/1797 (deed) married N. Yarmouth ME 10/26/1743 Joseph Howland born Middleboro circa 1717 died Burton NB before 3/23/1796 son of Isaac & Sarah (Thomas) Howland a descendant of Pilgrim John Howland
Noah MITCHELL, yeoman / husbandman, born 9/16/1712 Plymouth MA , removed to N. Yarmouth 1735, early settler of Columbia ME, moved "DownEast" before 1788 died after 1788; served in Capt. George Berry's company
Spouse: (1) Hannah MITCHELL (see Mitchell 2 below) born Kingston 2/14/1712-3 died probably before 12/16/1760 marriage intentions Kingston 11/13/1733 (2) Hannah Low married circa 1761 born Marshfield MA 5/23/1717
Children: Ezra born 6/14-17/1734 born Kingston all others born N. Yarmouth; Else/Elsie born 12/15/1735 died 10/24/1736; Noah born 1/13/1736-7 died 8/3/1752; John born 6/20/1738 died at Unity 3/10/1830 in "93rd year" married Mary (Vickery) Weston; Isaac born 3/29/1740; Susanna born 4/20/1741 married Benjamin Curtis; Hannah born 4/19/1743 died 1799; Mary born 8/19/1745 died 1778+ married Peter McGee; Lydia born 12/6/1746; William born 2/19/1747 died Campobello NB 9/1820 served in Colonial Forces during the Revolutionary War married Anna Small & had 14 children; Joseph born 2/16/1749/50 died 1778+ served with Colonial Forces during the Revolutionary War
Hannah MITCHELL died 1799 Edmunds ME
Spouse: Nathan COX Sr.
Children: Sarah COX married Nathan WHITNEY Jr who was born 1722; died 1816
John MITCHELL, born circa 1650, weaver, son of Experience above, resided in Duxbury, his brother Joseph settled his estate 1711
Spouse: (1) Mary Bonney married Duxbury 12/14/1675 she died 1677 (2) Mary Lothrop married Duxbury 1/14/1679/80, she died 1680 (3) Mary PRIOR married 5/24/1682 Duxbury
Children: Child of Mary Bonney: Experience born 1676 settled in Providence & had a family; Children of (3) Mary Prior: Mary born 2/28/1682-3; Hannah born 2/13/1683-4; Joseph, Tanner, born 3/23/1684-5 probably lived in Plymouth and Kingston, was a Tanner, he married (2) Hannah Hersey of Abington, she married (2) John Whitman; Elizabeth born 1685; Elizabeth born 1686; John born 1689; Sarah born 1690; Esther born 1692
Joseph MITCHELL born 3/23/1684-5 died 1755, of Kingston
Spouse: Batshua / Bathshaba LAMBERT / Lumbert [Phillips?] married 10/12/1710 (2) Hannah Hersey married 1753 Abington, she died 1788 and had married (2) John Whitman of E. Bridgewater
Children: Hannah born Kingston 2/14/1712-3 died probably before 12/16/1760 married Noah Mitchell (see Mitchell 1); Sarah born 1711 died 1711; Joseph born 10/28 1714 removed to Norton; John born 1716; Mary born 1718 married Thomas Phillips Jr.; Sarah born 1719 married Jonathan Ring; Bathsheba born 1721 married Timothy Briggs; Alice born 1723; Joseph born 1725-6 married Mary Tinkham in 1760; Benjamin born 1728 married Timothy Briggs; Martha born 1731 married Japheth Rickard; Ruth
The Great Migration Begins: Experience Mitchell. Origin: Leiden, Holland. Migration:1623 on Anne. First Residence: Plymouth. Removes: Duxbury by 1639, Bridgewater between 1684 and 1689. Freeman: In '1633" Plymouth list of freemen in close proximity to those admitted 1 Jaan 1632/3 [PCR 1:4]. In Plymouth Colony list of 7 Mar 1636/7 [PCR 1:53]. In Duxbury section of lists of freemen dated 1639, 1658,, 29 May 1670, and [blank] March 1683/4 [PCR 5:274, 8:174, 198, 203]. Education: His inventory included "books" valued at 14s. He signed his will. Offices: Grand jury 7 June 1659 (fined for refusing to serve), 5 June 1666, 5 June 1677 [PCR 3:163, 4:123, 5:230]. Petit jury 1 June 1647, 7 June 1648, 6 June 1649, 5 Oct 1644, 5 June 1644, 7 June 1649, 4 June 1652 [PCR 2:117, 126, 140, 177, 7:17, 37, 46, 60]. Coroner's jury 7 May 11662 [PCR 4:12]. Duxbury surveyor of highways 1 June 1658 [PCR 8:189]. In Duxbury section of 1643 Plymouth Colony list of men able to bear arms [PCR 8:189]. Estate: In 1623 Plymouth land division, George Morton and Experience Mitchell together received eight acres [PCR 12:6]. In 1627 Plymouth cattle division "Experience Michaell" was the tenth person in the first company with Francis Cooke [PCR 12:9]. On 9 May 1631 Experience Michell soold to Samuell Eddy his dwelling house and part of his garden lot [PCR 12:8]. Assessed 18s. in Plymouth tax list of 25 Mar 1633 and 9s. in list of 27 Mar 1634 [PCR 1:10, 27]. He was forty-ninth on the list of Purchasers [PCR 2:177]. In an undated entry, but probably in 1645, Mr. John Holmes of Plymouth, messenger, sold Experience Mitchell of Duxbury two acres of marsh meadow [PCR 1:10, 27]. He was forty-ninth on the list of Purchasers [PCR 2:177]. In an undated entry, but probably in 1645, Mr. John Holmes of Plymouth, messengerr, sold Experience Mitchcell of Duxbury two acres of marsh meadow [PCR 12:109]. On 20 Mar 1647 Samuel Eedy sold Experience Mitchell one acre of marsh meadow [PCR 12:151]. On 1 July 1650 Experience Mitchell purchased two acres of marsh meadow in Duxbury at Blewfish River from Andrew Ringe of Plymouth [PCR 12:189]. On 20 Nov 1650 William Paybody of Duxury, planter, sold to Experience Mitchell of Duxbury, planter, a house and ten acres of land at Blewfish River in Duxbury [PCR 12:198]. On 3 Oct 1662 Expeerience Mitchell was one of a group nominated for consideration for lands on the northerly bounds of Taunton "if any be eft over" [PCR 4:27]. On 8 June 1664 he was part of a group permitted to look for land between Bridgewater and the Bay line [PCR 4:67]. On 7 June 1665 Experience Mitchell was fifth on a list of twenty-four shares of land on the westerly side of Namasskett River "for his children," no one to possess above two shares [PCR 4:94]. He again had liberty to look for land 5 June 1666 [PCR 4:132]. On 3 June 1668 he was granted land near Mattapoisett River [PCR 4:185]. On 29 Oct 1668 and 1 June 1669 the court arranged for Experience Mitchell and others to have land at Namassakett [PCR 5:5, 20]. In his will dated 5 Dec 1689 [sic] and proved 4 Sep 1689, "Experience Mitchell now living in the town of Bridgwater" bequeathed to "my son Edward Mitchell ... all my lands both upland and meadow lying in the town of Duxbury at the place where I formerly dwelt"; if "my wife Mary Mitchell shall survive me I request my son Edward to take care of her" if she wished to live in Bridgewater, but if "she rather incline to live at Duxbury" then half the rent of the land at Duxbury to be given her during her life; "my son Edward shall have the sole dispose of it as to the letting of it out for the house I acknowledged it to be his," he also to receive household goods; to "my son John I have formerly given him his portion of land and my will is that he rest satisfied ... which was fourscore acres of upland and four acres of meadow lying at Namatakeesit" and the moveables in his hands, "one cow, a short gun, a small iron kettle I give unto my grandson Experience and the remainder I give unto my son John; "as for my land lying in the town of Middlebury I give it to my daughters Mary Shaw, Sarah Haward and Hannah Haward and to my grandson Experience Mitchell the son of my son John to be equally divided"; to "my daughter Mary Shaw 20s."; to "Hannah Haward 40s."; "and if my stock stand I give to my grandson Thomas Mitchell one cow and to my granddaughter Mary Mitchell one cow"; "I leave the dispose of my granddaughter Mary Mitchel with my son Edward and Joseph Bartlett"; residue of moveables and chattels to "my son Edward Mitchell," executor [MD 4:150-51, citing PPR 1:44-45; Small Gen 518-20]. The inventory of the estate of Experience Mitchel of Bridgwater was taken 14 May 1689 and totalled
Mayflower Families Through 5 Generations Vol. XVII Isaac Allerton: Hannah Mitchell born Kingston 2/14/1712/3; died prob. bef. 12/16/1760; dau. of Joseph & Bathsheba (?) Mitchell. /p/ Noah Mitchell followed his brother to N. Yarmouth ME by 1735. /p/ On 12/16/1760 Noah Mitchell, yeoman of N. Yarmouth ME, conveyed to son John Mitchell one half part of the homestead "where I now dwell." Hannah did not sign the deed. /p/ No deaths in N. Yarmouth ME VR.
Early Pleasant River Families pg 384: Noah (Mitchell) married (1st) (int. at Kingston MA 13 Nov 1733) his 2nd cousin Hannah Mitchell, born at Plymouth MA 2/14/1712-13; died bef 12/15/1760 [when he deeded half his homestead at N. Yarmouth to his son John, with no wife co-signing]; dau of Joseph (John, Experience) and Bathsheba (Lombard?/Philips?) Mitchell, and had 11 children; Noah m (2nd) c1761 Hannah Low...no more children.
Founders & Patriots: Experience Mitchell (1609-1689) m 1628 Jane Cook MA
Mayflower Increasings pg 37: Jane Cooke married after 5/22/1627, Plymouth (Cattle Division) Experience Mitchell (poss son of Thomas Mitchell of Amsterdam) b c 1609 d betw 12/5/1684 (will) and 5/14/1689 (inv). Experience m 2nd Mary (?) and had children (Mary), Sarah, Jacob, Edward, John & Hannah. Much doubt & controversy exists as to which wife was the mother of some of these children, particularly Mary. Pg 40 Will of Experience Mitchell; 12/5/1684, ment wf Mary; sons Edward Mitchell, John Mitchell; grandson Experience Mitchell the son of son John; daus Mary Shaw, Sarah Hayward, Hannah Hayward; grandson Thomas Mitchell; granddau Mary Mitchell. Inv taken 5/14/1689. Pg 14: Will of Rev. Isaac Cushman 10/25/1727 ment dec'd son Isaac Cushman; dau Rebeckah Mitchell; chil of dec'd daus Mary Waterman & Sarah Briant; dau Fear Sturtevant; son in law Robert Waterman. Sworn to 10/30/1732.
Topographical pg 13: MITCHELL, Experience; Eltisley Cambridgeshire; "Anne"; Plymouth MA; Ref Banks Mss.
Pioneers MA pg 313: MITCHELL, MITCHELL, MICHEL, Experience, planter, came to Plymouth in 1623; frm 1633. He rem to Duxbury; juryman, town officer, propr in 1623 with George Morton; rem to Bridgewater. Will dated 12/5/1689 , inv taken 5/14/1689; prob 9/4/1689; beq to wife Mary, sons Edward & John, daus Mary Shaw, Sarah & Hannah Haward, and gr ch Experience, Thomas & Mary M.
Gen Reg 1st Settlers of NE pg 197: MITCHELL, EDWARD, Hingham 1638, was prob a son of the following. EXPERIENCE came to NE in the third ship named the Ann in 1623; was one of the company of pilgrims at Leyden Holland where he left a bro who permanently settled and d there; was one of the first proprietors of Plymouth; removed to Duxbury as early as 1645; from thence to Bridgewater, where he died a 1689 aged nearly 90 years. He had 4 sons Thomas, Jacob, John & Edward. Edward had a son Edward b 2/7/1716 who was a colonel and magistrate many years and d 12/23/1801 ae 85, whose son Cushing Mitchell esq was father of Nahum Mitchell H.C. 1789, a member of the MA Hist Society, late treasurer of the Com. of MA & one of its members in Cong. The descendants of Experience Mitchell are numerous & respectable & several have grad at H.C. pg 346. MITCHELL. In 1st and 2d lines, erase "was probably son of the following," and insert "Lincoln, Hist. Hingham."
1790 Census. Noah Mitchell, Machias Town 1 head of family, 2 free white males under 16.
Mayflower Families Through 5 Generations Vol. XVII Isaac Allerton: On 8/29/1695 Thomas Michel, weaver, Jacob Michel, blacksmith, and Mary Mitchell, spinster, all of Bridgewater, children of Jacob Mitchell late of Dartmouth, carpenter, dec. sold Seth Pope land in Dartmouth inherited from their father. /p/ On 4/4/1728 Jacob Mitchell sold his house and land in Kingston to Benjamin Samson. Jacob & wife Rebecca acknowledged the same day. /p/ On 11/18/1730 Deacon Jacob Mitchell was one of the founders of the North Yarmouth First church. /p/ On 2/19/1745 Jacob Mitchell, administrator of the estate of his father Jacob Mitchell, rendered an account which included payments to his mother; his brothers Seth and Noah Mitchell; "to brother and sister Baker"; "Brother Isaac Pope"; brother and sister Tuck; brother and sister Howland. /p/ The 10/31/1746 division set off to the widow her thirds and divided the rest to dau. Rebecca, wife of Elnathan Pope of Dartmouth; son Noah Mitchell; Susanna wife of Samuel Baker of N. Yarmouth; Lydia, now wife of Isaac Pope of Dartmouth; Elizabeth, now wife of Joseph Howland of N. Yarmouth; Mary, now wife of Joseph Fellows of N. Yarmouth; Sarah now wife of Andrew Tuck of N. Yarmouth. /p/ Hannah Mitchell born Kingston 2/14/1712/3; died prob. bef. 12/16/1760; dau. of Joseph & Bathsheba (?) Mitchell. /p/ Noah Mitchell followed his brother to N. Yarmouth ME by 1735. /p/ On 12/16/1760 Noah Mitchell, yeoman of N. Yarmouth ME, conveyed to son John Mitchell one half part of the homestead "where I now dwell." Hannah did not sign the deed. /p/ No deaths in N. Yarmouth ME VR. /p/ On 6/1/1760 Joseph Howland, yeoman, and wife Elizabeth sold the land in N. Yarmouth ME that she and her sisters inherited from her parents. The deed was also signed by widow Susannah Baker & widow Mary Fellows. /p/ On 4/28/1760 Joseph Howland of Harpswell, yeoman, sold land there before moving to Sunbury Co. in what was then Nova Scotia. /p/ In 1765 Joseph Howland was grantee in the Township of Burton on the River Saint John, five miles below Fredericton.
Information on Noah & Hannah's children also per Early Pleasant River Families.
Gen Register of Plymouth Families page 186: Mitchell, Experience, came in the Ann 1623, removed to Duxbury, and m. Jane Cook, and a 2d wife, Mary, by whom he had Elizabeth m. John Washburn;Thomas; Mary m. James Shaw; Edward m. Mary Hayward and Alice Bradford; Sarah m. John Hayward; Jacob; John; and Hannah m. Joseph Haywayd. Jacob son of above m. Susanna Pope, 1666, and had Jacob; Thomas m. Elizabeth Kingman; and Mary. Jacob, son of above, m. Deliverance Kingman, 1696, and had Jacob 1696. He m., 2d., Rebecca Cushman and had Susanna 1703; Rebecca 1704; Seth 1706; Mary 1708; Lydia 1710; Noah 1712; Isaac 1715; Sarah 1717; Elizabeth 1722. John, Duxbury, son of Experience, m. Mary Bonney 1675 and had Experience 1676. He m., 2d, Mary Lothrop 1679; and 3d, Mary Prior 1682 by whom he had Mary 1682; Hannah 1683; Joseph 1684; Elizabeth 1685; Elizabeth 1686; John 1689; Sarah 1690; Esther 1692. Joseph, son of John, m. Bathsheba Lambert and had Sarah 1711; Hannah 1713; Joseph 1714; John 1716; Mary 1718; Sarah 1719; Bathsheba 1721; Alic, 1723; Joseph 1725; Benjamin 1728; Martha 1731 m Japheth Rickard; and Ruth Joseph son of above m Mary Tinkham 1760 and had Joseph 1760; James 1763; Ebenezer 1765; Mary 1768.
History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater: Experience Mitchell was one of the forefathers (a name usually applied to those who arrived in the three first ships) and came over in the third ship, the Ann, in 1623; he sold his place in Plymouth to Samuel Eddy in 1631 and removed to Duxbury, where he purchased Wm. Paybody's house and farm 1650; he was an original proprietor of Bridgewater, but sold his share or proprietary right to Thomas Hayward; he came to Bridgewater late in life with his son Edward; while at Plymouth he lived at Spring Hill, so called, and at Duxbury he lived at a place called Blue Fish River; at Bridgewater he lived at a place called Joppa....he d. 1689 age about 80; his will dated 1684; he was at Leyden with the Pilgrims and left a brother Thomas, who lived and died in Holland; he had a share in the first division of Lots at Plymouth in 1623, and of the live stock in 1627; it is supposed he m. Jane d of Francis Cook for his first wife; the wife of his old age was named Mary; but her family name is not ascertained; he had a sister Constant, who m. John Fobes; the names of his children as appears from his will, deeds, and other written documents, were Thomas, John, Jacob, Edward, Elizabeth, Mary, Sarah and Hannah.
Washington: Maine Place Names & the
Peopling of Its Towns: The first settlers to Columbia were William
and Noah Mitchell from Falmouth who came about 1750.The marshland at the
mouth of Pleasant River had attracted them as feed for their cattle. they first
constructed rude log cabins and hovels. William built the first frame house in
town; exactly where it was located is not known. Among the heads of families
living in Plantation #13, now Columbia Falls, in 1790 were Allen, Archer,
Bucknam, Black, Cox, Coffin, Calaghan, Crocker, Drisko, Dunbar, Dorr,
Hale, Ingersoll, Kelly, Nash, McKinsey, Merritt, Mansfield, McKaslegen,
Reynolds, Tinny, Tucker, Tibbetts, Whitney, Wilson, Worcester, Wass and
Weymouth. Captain Joseph Wilson of Kittery was one of the first settlers.
He came about 1762; Captain John Bucknam from North Yarmouth, an early comer,
began to build mills, and started lumbering in 1773. He married Mary, the
daughter of Joseph Wilson.
Genealogical & Family History of NH: Experience Mitchell and his brother Thomas were members of the original company of worshippers who went from England to Leyden, Holland prior to establishing themselves in New England, but neither of them accompanied the pilgrims in the Mayflower, and Thomas died in Holland. In 1623 Experience Mitchell sailed in the Anne which was the third ship to arrive at Plymouth MA where he shared in the first division of land the same year and he also received his portion of the livestock which was distributed in 1627. In 1637 he sold his land on Spring Hill Plymnouth to Samuel Eddy and moving to Duxbury, he purchased the William Paybody farm on Blue Fish river. He was one of the original proprietors of Bridgewater MA selling his proprietory rights to Thomas Hayward, but in his declining years he went to reside in that town with his son Edward who settled in the locality known as Joppa where he died in 1689 aged 80 years. He is said to have had a sister Constant who became the wife of John Fobes. He is supposed to have married for his first wife Jane Cook daughter of Francis Cook who was one of the original Mayflower pilgrims, and the christian name of his second wife was Mary. The names of his children as gathered from his will, deeds and other recorded documents were: Thomas, John, Jacob, Edward, Elizabeth, Mary, Sarah & Hannah. As it is impossible to identify with certainty the parents of Joseph Mitchell said to have been the founder of the family in NH, it has been found necessary to omit the second generation.
Descendants of Edward Small: Mitchell, John mar first in 1675 Mary Bonney daughter to Thomas and Dorcas Sampson Bonney She died in 1677 and he mar second in 1679 Mary Lathrop who died the following year In 1782 he mar third Mary Prior John Mitchell was of Duxbury and received a gift of eighty acres of upland and four more of meadow from his father some years before his death which his father in his will mentioned as the portion of land to which he was entitled and trusted that he Rest Sattisfied therewith On Jan ii 1701 John Mitchell then an inhabitant of Duxbury and a weaver by occupation sold his upland and meadow called the North Hill and North Meadow with the buildings thereon to George Williamson a cordwainer and probably removed to another town Issue by first wife i Experience b 1676 in Duxbury to whom his grandfather Experience Mitchell bequeathed one Cowe a short gun and a small Iron kettle valued at 2 12 and one fourth of his land in Middleborough
The Mayflower Descendant Vol 21-22: Jacob Mitchell2 son of Experience Mitchell by his first wife Jane2 Cooke (Francis1) was married at Plymouth on 7 November 1666 to Susanna2 Pope (Thomas1). They settled at Dartmouth and both were killed there by the Indians in 1675. They left three children Jacob Mitchell4 who married 1st Deliverance Kingman and 2d Rebecca Cushman4 (Isaac2, Mary Allerton, Isaac1); Thomas Mitchell4 who married Elizabeth Kingman; Mary Mitchell4 who married Samuel Kingman. We here present exhaustive abstracts of all records in the Plymouth Colony Court Orders and the Plymouth County Probate Records relating to the settlement of the estate. The Estate of Jacob Mitchell2 [Court Orders 5 131] At a court held 7 March 1675 Experience Michell and Edward Michell appointed by the Court to use the best Care to enquire after and take into theire Costody the estate of Jacob Michell Deceased and to make Report thereof to the Court that soe it may be prefered to the best that may be for the Good of the Children. [Court Orders 5 174] At a court held 5 March 1677 Experience Michell, Edward Michell and Joseph Bartlett are allowed and appointed by to be Gaurdians to the Children of Jacob Michell Deceased to Call in the Debts Due unto the said estate and to Gather the same together and to Improve the same for the future Good of the said Children when they Come to be of age. [Plym Co Prob Reds 1 92] An Inventory of the Estate of Jacob Mitchel Late of Dartmouth who deceased in the year 1675 was exhibited to the Court at Plymouth on 17 March 1690-1. The real estate was not appraised. The only personal estate was money £27 15s and Pewter £1. Thomas Michel Son of Sd Deceased made oath to the inventory and administration was granted to Edward Mitchell of Bridgwater and to Thomas Mitchell Son of Jacob mitchell deceased. From unrecorded bond On 17 March 1690-1. Edward michell and Thomas michell as administrators with Edward Fobes of Bridgewater as surety gave a bond for 30 sterling. The witnesses were John Haward, John Kingman, and Samuel Sprague.
Washington: Maine Place Names & the Peopling of Its Towns: The First settlers to Columbia were William and Noah Mitchell from Falmouth who came about 1750. The marshland at the mouth of Pleasant River had attracted them as feed for their cattle. They first constructed rude log cabins and hovels. William built the first frame house in town; exactly where it was located is not known. // Among the heads of families living in Plantation #13, now Columbia Falls, in 1790 were Allen, Archer, Bucknam, Black, Cox, Coffin, Calaghan, Crocker, Drisko, Dunbar, Dorr, Hale, Ingersoll, Kelly, Nash, McKinsey, Merritt, Mansfield, McKaslegen, Reynolds, Tinny, Tucke, Tibbetts, Whitney, Captain Joseph Wilson of Kittery was one of the first settlers. He came about 1762; Captain John Bucknam from North Yarmouth, an early comer, began to build mills, and started lumbering in 1773. He married Mary, the daughter of Joseph Wilson. // The Bangor Historical Magazine gives the following inhabitants of Addison on 4/27/1778: David, Wilmot & Wilmot Wass, Jr.; Joseph & Joseph Tibbetts Jr.; Joseph, Samuel, Margaret, Isaiah & Joseph Nash, Jr.; Widow Knowles; Wm. Ingerson; Edmund Stevens; Seth Norton; John Hall; Daniel & George Tenney; Gowen & Joseph Wilson; John Bucknam; Owen McKenzie; Moses Wooster; Nathan Whitney; Wm. McCausland; Obadiah Allen; Noah & Wm. Mitchell; Nathaniel Cox; Nehemiah Small; Richard Coffin; Joseph Drisko & Joseph Drisko, Jr.; Moses Plummer; David Wilson; Daniel Look. Edmunds: When Colonel Hobart came to view his purchase in 1786, he found the earliest comers already located in the area. Among these were an Irishman, James Neil, a deserter from the British Army, who had built his log house here in 1775; the Widow Oliver and her family; Samuel Scott & Richard Harper, all of whom had arrived in 1785; Elijah Ayer, Sr; and his son Elijah, Jr. who with their families were living on Denny's River. /P/ In addition to those already mentioned, early settlers were James Shaw, Samuel Runnels, Daniel Smith, Wm. Hurley, Joshua Cushing, Hosea Smith, Nathaniel Cox, David Reynolds and Nathaniel Cox, Jr. All were in the township before 1799. Of the 5 or 6 settlers living there when Colonel Hobart purchased the township in 1786, none remained.
Plymouth Colony, its history & people, 1620-1691 By Eugene Aubrey Stratton:
Noah Mitchell. Service MA, Soldier. Birth 9/16/1712 Plymouth Plymouth MA. Death Post 1790 Machias 199; Vol 6, July 1890-June 1891 P 105. Col. McCobb, BGen Warner. Lincoln Co. Maine Dist MA. Spouse Hannah Mitchell #903066l child William spouse Anna Small
Founders and Patriots of America Index: Mitchell, Experience (1609-1689) m. 1628 Jane Cook MASS XXX, 206, 207
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