John Joseph Mitchell1,2,3,4

M, b. 22 September 1917, d. 19 January 2010
John Mitchell III
Photo provided by John Mitchell III
FatherJohn Joseph Mitchell Jr.1,2,6 b. 7 Jun 1894, d. 29 Dec 1984
MotherMargaret O'Shea1,2,5 b. 1894, d. 14 Jul 1986
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsDawson Descendancy Chart
           John Joseph Mitchell was born on 22 September 1917 at Waterbury, Connecticut..7,8,9,10,11
     John Joseph Mitchell appears as John J. Mitchell, age 2 years, 3 months, in the census of 17 January 1920 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of John Joseph Mitchell Jr. as his son; Catherine A. Herrold, age 21, was also enumerated with this family as a boarder.1 John Joseph Mitchell resided on 17 January 1920 at 36 Beacon Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his parents, John Joseph Mitchell Jr. and Margaret O'Shea, as well as with Patricia M. Mitchell, his sister; with their children: John and Patricia.1
     John Joseph Mitchell appears as John Mitchell, age 12, in the census of 5 April 1930 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of John Joseph Mitchell Jr. as his son.2
     John Joseph Mitchell appears as John Mitchell, age 12, in the censusin the household of John Joseph Mitchell Jr. as his son. John Joseph Mitchell resided on 5 April 1930 at 267 Hill Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his parents, John Joseph Mitchell Jr. and Margaret O'Shea, as well as with his siblings, Patricia M. Mitchell and Shirley M. Mitchell; with their 3 children: John, Patricia, and Shirley.2
     John Joseph Mitchell appears as John J. Mitchell, age 22, in the census of 22 May 1940 at 292 Morton Street, Milford, Connecticut,in the household of John Joseph Mitchell Jr. as his son, along with Margaret O'Shea, Patricia M. Mitchell and Shirley M. Mitchell.3 John Joseph Mitchell resided in 1942 at 11 Morton (Myrtle Beach), Milford, Connecticut, with his parents and sister, Patricia.12 He resided in 1944 at 31 Ellis Street, Milford, Connecticut.10 He married third Lorraine Doris Silcock on 16 January 1945 at Milford, Connecticut.10,13 John Joseph Mitchell and Lorraine Doris Silcock resided at 18 Kenwood Road, Milford, Connecticut.14
     Lorraine Doris died on 2 March 1993 at Milford, Connecticut, at age 72 leaving John Josepha widower.15,16 John said that his father bought the house in Milford about 1925 and that they would go back and forth from Waterbury to Milford. He added that the Depression forced them down to Milford about 1930 permanently. At some point in his youth, his family moved to Ireland for about 6 months (he went to school there).and they returned about Christmas and lived at 267 Hill Street, Wtby.10 He was associated an Eagle Scout and volunteered as a Boy Scout Leader for his son's den. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing, lobstering and camping.17 He was a member of the Milford Power Squadron and taught celestial navigation courses.17
     John Joseph Mitchell died on 19 January 2010 at Connecticut Hospice, Branford, Connecticut, at age 92.18,17 He was buried on 22 January 2010 at Kings Highway Cemetery, Milford, Connecticut.17

Family

Lorraine Doris Silcock b. 21 May 1920, d. 2 Mar 1993

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1920Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Mitchell appears as John J. Mitchell, age 2 years, 3 months, in the census of 17 January 1920 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of John Joseph Mitchell Jr. as his son; Catherine A. Herrold, age 21, was also enumerated with this family as a boarder.1
1930Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Mitchell appears as John Mitchell, age 12, in the census of 5 April 1930 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of John Joseph Mitchell Jr. as his son.2
John Joseph Mitchell appears as John Mitchell, age 12, in the censusin the household of John Joseph Mitchell Jr. as his son.
1940292 Morton Street, Milford, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Mitchell appears as John J. Mitchell, age 22, in the census of 22 May 1940 at 292 Morton Street, Milford, Connecticut,in the household of John Joseph Mitchell Jr. as his son, along with Margaret O'Shea, Patricia M. Mitchell and Shirley M. Mitchell.3

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
17 January 192036 Beacon Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Mitchell resided on 17 January 1920 at 36 Beacon Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his parents, John Joseph Mitchell Jr. and Margaret O'Shea, as well as with Patricia M. Mitchell, his sister; with their children: John and Patricia.1
5 April 1930267 Hill Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Mitchell resided on 5 April 1930 at 267 Hill Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with his parents, John Joseph Mitchell Jr. and Margaret O'Shea, as well as with his siblings, Patricia M. Mitchell and Shirley M. Mitchell; with their 3 children: John, Patricia, and Shirley.2
194211 Morton (Myrtle Beach), Milford, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Mitchell resided in 1942 at 11 Morton (Myrtle Beach), Milford, Connecticut, with his parents and sister, Patricia.12
194431 Ellis Street, Milford, ConnecticutHe resided in 1944 at 31 Ellis Street, Milford, Connecticut.10
18 Kenwood Road, Milford, ConnecticutHe and Lorraine Doris Silcock resided at 18 Kenwood Road, Milford, Connecticut.14

Citations

  1. [S285] John J. Mitchell household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 443, sheet 22A, dwelling 171, family 434.
  2. [S286] John Mitchell household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 225, sheet 8A, dwelling 145, family 165.
  3. [S1294] John J. Mitchell household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven County, Connecticut, population schedule, Milford, ED 5-122, sheet 64-B.
  4. [S871] "John Mitchell's Notebook,."
  5. [S1294] John J. Mitchell household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven County, Connecticut, population schedule, Milford, ED 5-122, sheet 64-B,shows mother of John J. Mitchell as Margaret M. Mitchell.
  6. [S1294] John J. Mitchell household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven County, Connecticut, population schedule, Milford, ED 5-122, sheet 64-B,shows father of John J. Mitchell as John J. Mitchell.
  7. [S285] John J. Mitchell household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 443, sheet 22A, dwelling 171, family 434, shows age 2 years 3 months old.
  8. [S286] John Mitchell household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 225, sheet 8A, dwelling 145, family 165, shows age 12 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  9. [S1294] John J. Mitchell household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven County, Connecticut, population schedule, Milford, ED 5-122, sheet 64-B,shows age 22 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  10. [S755] Phone conversation, John Mitchell, 3 July 2008.
  11. [S871] "John Mitchell's Notebook,", shows "born 9-22-17."
  12. [S745] Milford Connecticut City Directory, John J. Mitchell Jr, 1942 (Section M, Page 247).
  13. [S871] "John Mitchell's Notebook,", shows John Joseph Mitchell married Lorraine Doris Silcock 1-16-45.
  14. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, Lorraine D. Mitchell, State File Number 06902, 2 March 1993.
  15. [S159] Lorraine D. Mitchell, 043-14-6911, Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014,.
  16. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, Lorraine D. Mitchell, State File Nuumber 06902, 2 March 1993.
  17. [S1051] The New Haven Register, 20 January 2010.
  18. [S1046] Phone call, Paula Mitchell, 19 January 2010.