HUNTER CEMETERY-MAURY COUNTY,
MT PLEASANT, TENNESSEE
MITCHELL, James, 20 Dec 1765 - 11 Nov 1843. 77-10-21. Revolutionary War Soldier, h/o Mary (Polly) Craig m. 10/29/1789, Orange Co., N.C. s/o Andrew Mitchell & Mary McGowan . RW soldier had 14 children. Ref: Dora Mai Gordon 10 Apr 2008.
MITCHELL, Mary, 9 Mar 1771 - 7 Nov 1844. 77-02-29. (Nee Craig; wife of James Mitchell.); (Hunter Meetinghouse). Mary (Polly) Mitchell 3/9/1771-11/7/1844 w/o James Mitchell RW soldier d/o Capt. David Craig & Eleanor Johnston. Ref: Dora Mai Gordon. No photo
James Mitchell was born in Orange County, North Carolina, and it was from there he served in the Revolutionary War, having enlisted in April 1781. He married Mary Craig in Orange County on 29 Oct 1789, the daughter of Capt. David Craig. In 1803 James Mitchell sold his home in Orange County and lived for a short time in Logan County, Ky. He settled in Maury County in 1809, where he became a charter member of Salem Presbyterian Church as well as presiding elder. He and Mary Craig Mitchell were the parents of fourteen children.
"Let The Drums Roll," p. 139.
Information and photo by Mary Bob McClain Richardson, Visited there 4/21/2007. Revised photo by C.W. Austin 2008
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