Ellen M. Dawson1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

F, b. 1852, d. 18 July 1935
Ellen Dawson Mitchell
Photo provided by John Mitchell
FatherPeter Dawson9,1,10 d. 21 Jan 1891
MotherEllen Cummins9,1,11 b. c 1815, d. 30 Mar 1888
RelationshipGreat-grandaunt of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsDawson Descendancy Chart
           Ellen M. Dawson was born in 1852 at Baylin, Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland..12 She was baptized on 28 July 1852 at Parish of Ballyloughloe, County Westmeath, Ireland. (Mount Temple and Baylin (Baelin) form the only two in the parish of Ballyloughloe (often referred to as Caulry or Mount Temple.)9) She was a sponsor at the baptism of James Joseph Dawson, her nephew, on 22 April 1874 at the Parish of Tubberclaire, County Westmeath, Ireland; Sponsors were Edward Hughes and Ellen Dawson, his paternal aunt.13,14 Ellen M. Dawson immigrated in 1880 to the United States.3,5
     Ellen M. Dawson appears as Ellen Dawson, age 20, in the census of 7 June 1880 at Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Michael Francis Mitchell as his sister-in-law.1   
     Ellen M. Dawson married John Joseph Mitchell, son of James Mitchell and Winifred Dineen, on 30 July 1885 at Waterbury, Connecticut. They were joined in marriage by the Reverend Jeremiah Curtin. Licensed and recorded by Walter. L. Barber.2,15,16,17,18 Ellen M. Dawson and John Joseph Mitchell were naturalized in 1893.19,20
     Ellen M. Dawson appears as Ellen Mitchell, age 47, in the census of 8 June 1900 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of John Joseph Mitchell as his wife.3   
     Ellen M. Dawson appears as Ellen L. Mitchell, age 52, in the census of 15 April 1910 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of John Joseph Mitchell as his wife.21   
     Ellen M. Dawson appears as Helen M. Mitchell, age 66, in the census of 20 January 1920 at Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of John Joseph Mitchell as his wife.4   
     Ellen M. Dawson appears as Ellen Mitchell, age 70, in the census of 16 April 1930 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of John Joseph Mitchell as his wife.5   
     Ellen M. Dawson died on 18 July 1935 at 85 Hill Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, from diabetesmellitus and myocarditis.22,23,7,24,25 She was buried on 20 July 1935 at Old St. Joseph's Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut.23,24

Family

John Joseph Mitchell b. Jun 1860, d. 9 Dec 1931
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1880Waterbury, ConnecticutEllen M. Dawson appears as Ellen Dawson, age 20, in the census of 7 June 1880 at Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Michael Francis Mitchell as his sister-in-law.1
1900Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutEllen M. Dawson appears as Ellen Mitchell, age 47, in the census of 8 June 1900 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of John Joseph Mitchell as his wife.3
1910Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutEllen M. Dawson appears as Ellen L. Mitchell, age 52, in the census of 15 April 1910 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of John Joseph Mitchell as his wife.21
1920Waterbury, ConnecticutEllen M. Dawson appears as Helen M. Mitchell, age 66, in the census of 20 January 1920 at Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of John Joseph Mitchell as his wife.4
1930Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutEllen M. Dawson appears as Ellen Mitchell, age 70, in the census of 16 April 1930 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of John Joseph Mitchell as his wife.5

Citations

  1. [S129] Michael Mitchell household, 1880 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 42, page 24, dwelling 152, family 227.
  2. [S740] Town of Waterbury: John Mitchell and Ellen Dawson; Marriages: Jan. 1874 to Dec. 1894, Volume 3, Pages 214-215; shows that it was a first marriage for both; joined in marriage by Reverend Jeremiah Curtin; Licensed and recorded by Walter L. Barber.
  3. [S283] John Mitchell household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 430, sheet 18B, dwelling 154, family 325.
  4. [S285] John J. Mitchell household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 443, sheet 25A, dwelling 199, family 499.
  5. [S286] John Mitchell household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 222, sheet 18B, dwelling 145, family 387.
  6. [S818] Ellen Mitchell's Death Certificate, shows Ellen M. Mitchell.
  7. [S1666] CT State Library-(CT Vital Records)-Index of Deaths, 1897-1968, online www.ctatatelibrarydata.org, Ellen Mitchell; 1935-07-18, Waterbury.
  8. [S872] "John Mitchell's Notebook,."
  9. [S763] Baptismal Record for Ellenor Dawson: 28 July 1852.
  10. [S818] Ellen Mitchell's Death Certificate, shows father as Peter Dawson.
  11. [S818] Ellen Mitchell's Death Certificate, shows mother as Ellen Cummings.
  12. [S871] "John Mitchell's Notebook,", shows Grandmother Ellen (Dawson) Mitchell 1852 to 7-18-35 and that she came from Baylin in Athlone, County West Meath, Ireland.
  13. [S919] James Dawson's Baptismal Record, 22 April 1874, Irish Family History Foundation.
  14. [S1427] Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, Baptism Records Transcript, Clashmore and Kinsalebeg Parish, 1655-1915, : James Joseph Dawson; Baptism Date: 22 April 1874; Baptism Place: Kilkenny West, Westmeath, Ireland, National Library of Ireland.
  15. [S283] John Mitchell household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 430, sheet 18B, dwelling 154, family 325, shows the couple was married for 15 years.
  16. [S284] John Mitchell Jr., 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 474, sheet 2A, dwelling 5, family 28, shows the couple as being married for 25 years.
  17. [S817] The Democrat, 18 July 1935, Page 11, obituary shows that she is the widow of John J. Mitchell.
  18. [S818] Ellen Mitchell's Death Certificate, shows widow of John J. Mitchell.
  19. [S285] John J. Mitchell household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 443, sheet 25A, dwelling 199, family 499, shows 1893.
  20. [S286] John Mitchell household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 222, sheet 18B, dwelling 145, family 387, when asked if naturalized or alien, it shows NA.
  21. [S284] John Mitchell Jr., 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 474, sheet 2A, dwelling 5, family 28.
  22. [S784] John Mitchell, "John Mitchell's Family Group Sheet", shows her death date.
  23. [S818] Ellen Mitchell's Death Certificate.
  24. [S817] The Democrat, 18 July 1935, Page 11.
  25. [S871] "John Mitchell's Notebook,", shows Grandmother Ellen (Dawson) Mitchell 1852 to 7-18-35.
  26. [S1631] Mary Ellen Mitchell entry, Birth Registration, shows mother as Ellen Dawson (24 January 1887).
  27. [S284] John Mitchell Jr., 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 474, sheet 2A, dwelling 5, family 28.
  28. [S817] The Democrat, 18 July 1935, Page 11, obituary shows survivor Mrs. Micheal McGivney.
  29. [S709] Mary Winiford Mitchell entry, Birth Registration, This birth was recorded in an index entitled Births: 1886-1890, Volume 2, PP. 244-572, Town Of Waterbury, on Pages 278-279. The entry shows her mother's name as Helen Dawson. (8 August 1888).
  30. [S817] The Democrat, 18 July 1935, Page 11, obituary shows survivor Mrs. George Hathaway.
  31. [S1611] Elizabeth A. Mitchell, Elizabeth A. Mitchell's Death Registration, shows mother as Ellen Mitchell.
  32. [S871] "John Mitchell's Notebook,."
  33. [S1592] Bridget Mitchell entry, Birth Registration, shows mother as Ellen Desseissie (sic) (15 April 1892).
  34. [S817] The Democrat, 18 July 1935, Page 11, obituary shows survivor Miss Loretta C. Mitchell.
  35. [S926] Loretta Mitchell, Death Registration, Deaths in the Town of Waterbury, January 1934-December 1937, Volume 12, Page 258; shows her mother as Ellen Dawson.
  36. [S712] John Joseph Mitchell entry, Birth Registration, shows his mother as Ellen Dawson (7 June 1894).
  37. [S817] The Democrat, 18 July 1935, Page 11, obituary shows survivor John Mitchell.
  38. [S711] Florence Mitchell entry, Birth Registration, This birth was recorded in an index entitled Births: 1898-1902, Volume 5, PP. 96-214, Town Of Waterbury, on Page 140. The entry shows the mother as Ellen Dawson. (23 September 1899).
  39. [S817] The Democrat, 18 July 1935, Page 11, obituary shows survivor Mrs. Edward J. Coughlin.
  40. [S814] The Waterbury Republican, 20 November 1986, Page A5, obituary shows she was the daughter of Ellen (Dawson) Mitchell.