John Joseph Mitchell1,2,3,4,5

M, b. June 1860, d. 9 December 1931
John Mitchell Sr.
Photo provided by John Mitchell III
FatherJames Mitchell6,7 b. c 1834, d. 8 Feb 1898
MotherWinifred Dineen8,7 b. Oct 1844, d. 6 Jul 1927
ChartsDawson Descendancy Chart
     John Joseph Mitchell was baptized in June 1860 at Crusheen, Inchicronan Parish, Clare, Ireland. Sponsors were Stephen Mitchell and Margaret Huslet.1 He immigrated in 1883 to the United States.2,9
     John Joseph Mitchell resided in July 1885 at Waterbury, Connecticut.10
     John Joseph Mitchell married Ellen M. Dawson, daughter of Peter Dawson and Ellen Cummins, on 30 July 1885 at Waterbury, Connecticut. They were joined in marriage by the Reverend Jeremiah Curtin. Licensed and recorded by Walter. L. Barber.11,12,13,14,15 John Joseph Mitchell was a joiner in August 1888 at Waterbury, Connecticut.16
     John Joseph Mitchell and Ellen M. Dawson resided in August 1888 at 311 Bank Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.17 John Joseph Mitchell and Ellen M. Dawson were naturalized in 1893.18,19 John Joseph Mitchell was a carpenter in June 1894 at Waterbury, Connecticut.20,21
     John Joseph Mitchell and Ellen M. Dawson resided in June 1894 at 843 Bank Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.22,23 John Joseph Mitchell was a laborer in September 1899 at Waterbury, Connecticut.24
     John Joseph Mitchell and Ellen M. Dawson resided in September 1899 at James Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.25
     John Joseph Mitchell, age 35, appears as head of household in the census of 8 June 1900 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, with Ellen M. Dawson, Mary Ellen Mitchell, Mary Winford Mitchell, Loretta Bridget Mitchell, John Joseph Mitchell Jr. and Florence Agnes Mitchell.2
     John Joseph Mitchell and Ellen M. Dawson resided on 8 June 1900 at 67 James Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their children Helen, Annie, Loretta, Joseph, and Florence. John's mother and two siblings also lived at this same address but it looks like it was probably a three family house.2 John Joseph Mitchell was a joiner on 8 June 1900 at Waterbury, Connecticut.2
     John Joseph Mitchell, age 46, appears as head of household in the census of 15 April 1910 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, with Ellen M. Dawson, Mary Ellen Mitchell, Mary Winford Mitchell, Loretta Bridget Mitchell, John Joseph Mitchell Jr. and Florence Agnes Mitchell.3
     John Joseph Mitchell and Ellen M. Dawson resided on 15 April 1910 at 46 Hill Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their children Helen, Annie, Loretta, Joseph, and Florence.26 John Joseph Mitchell was a carpenter foreman on 15 April 1910 at Waterbury, Connecticut.26
     John Joseph Mitchell was a pallbearer for John Dwyer, his brother-in-law, on 2 January 1919 at St. Francis Xavier Church, Waterbury, Connecticut; after leaving from his late home on 23 South Street, the funeral was held at 9 o'clock with a mass of requiem solemnized by Rev. Father Butler. The pallbearers were Dennis Brennan, Patrick Burke, Peter Dawson, his wife's nephew, John Mitchell Sr., John Mitchell Jr., (cousins) and John Dwyer, his cousin.27
     John Joseph Mitchell, age 62, appears as head of household in the census of 20 January 1920 in Waterbury, Connecticut, with Ellen M. Dawson, Loretta Bridget Mitchell and Florence Agnes Mitchell.4
     John Joseph Mitchell and Ellen M. Dawson resided on 20 January 1920 at 38 Crown Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their children Loretta and Florence.4 John Joseph Mitchell was a carpenter on 20 January 1920 at Waterbury, Connecticut.4 He was a carpenter in 1924 at Waterbury, Connecticut.28
     John Joseph Mitchell and Ellen M. Dawson resided in 1924 at 85 Hill Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.28
     John Joseph Mitchell, age 66, appears as head of household in the census of 16 April 1930 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, with Ellen M. Dawson and Loretta Bridget Mitchell.5
     John Joseph Mitchell and Ellen M. Dawson resided on 16 April 1930 at 85 Hill Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their daughter, Loretta.5 John Joseph Mitchell was an independent carpenter on 16 April 1930 at Waterbury, Connecticut.5 He was also known to have died on 30 January 1931.29 He was also known to have died on 30 January 1931 at Waterbury, Connecticut.30
     John Joseph Mitchell died on 9 December 1931 at Waterbury, Connecticut, at age 71.31

Family

Ellen M. Dawson b. 1852, d. 18 Jul 1935
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1900Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Mitchell, age 35, appears as head of household in the census of 8 June 1900 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, with Ellen M. Dawson, Mary Ellen Mitchell, Mary Winford Mitchell, Loretta Bridget Mitchell, John Joseph Mitchell Jr. and Florence Agnes Mitchell.2
1910Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Mitchell, age 46, appears as head of household in the census of 15 April 1910 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, with Ellen M. Dawson, Mary Ellen Mitchell, Mary Winford Mitchell, Loretta Bridget Mitchell, John Joseph Mitchell Jr. and Florence Agnes Mitchell.3
1920Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Mitchell, age 62, appears as head of household in the census of 20 January 1920 in Waterbury, Connecticut, with Ellen M. Dawson, Loretta Bridget Mitchell and Florence Agnes Mitchell.4
1930Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Mitchell, age 66, appears as head of household in the census of 16 April 1930 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, with Ellen M. Dawson and Loretta Bridget Mitchell.5

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
July 1885Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Mitchell resided in July 1885 at Waterbury, Connecticut.10
August 1888311 Bank Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Mitchell and Ellen M. Dawson resided in August 1888 at 311 Bank Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.17
June 1894843 Bank Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Mitchell and Ellen M. Dawson resided in June 1894 at 843 Bank Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.22,23
September 1899James Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Mitchell and Ellen M. Dawson resided in September 1899 at James Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.25
8 June 190067 James Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Mitchell and Ellen M. Dawson resided on 8 June 1900 at 67 James Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their children Helen, Annie, Loretta, Joseph, and Florence. John's mother and two siblings also lived at this same address but it looks like it was probably a three family house.2
15 April 191046 Hill Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Mitchell and Ellen M. Dawson resided on 15 April 1910 at 46 Hill Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their children Helen, Annie, Loretta, Joseph, and Florence.26
20 January 192038 Crown Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Mitchell and Ellen M. Dawson resided on 20 January 1920 at 38 Crown Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their children Loretta and Florence.4
192485 Hill Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Mitchell and Ellen M. Dawson resided in 1924 at 85 Hill Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.28
16 April 193085 Hill Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Joseph Mitchell and Ellen M. Dawson resided on 16 April 1930 at 85 Hill Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with their daughter, Loretta.5

Citations

  1. [S1528] Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, Baptism Records Transcript, Inchicronan Parish, 1655-1915, : John Mitchell; Baptism Date: Jun 1860; Baptism Place: Crusheen, Clare, Ireland; Diocese: Killaloe, National Library of Ireland.
  2. [S283] John Mitchell household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 430, sheet 18B, dwelling 154, family 325.
  3. [S284] John Mitchell Jr., 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 474, sheet 2A, dwelling 5, family 28.
  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. [S1528] Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, Baptism Records Transcript, Inchicronan Parish, 1655-1915, : John Mitchell; Baptism Date: Jun 1860; shows his father as James Mitchell, National Library of Ireland.
  7. [S871] "John Mitchell's Notebook,."
  8. [S1528] Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, Baptism Records Transcript, Inchicronan Parish, 1655-1915, : John Mitchell; Baptism Date: Jun 1860; shows his mother as Winifred Cunneen (sic), National Library of Ireland.
  9. [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 1883.
  10. [S740] Town of Waterbury: John Mitchell and Ellen Dawson; Marriages: Jan. 1874 to Dec. 1894, Volume 3, Pages 214-215; shows that his current residence was Waterbury, Conn.
  11. [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.
  12. [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.
  13. [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.
  14. [S817] The Democrat, 18 July 1935, Page 11, obituary shows that she is the widow of John J. Mitchell.
  15. [S818] Ellen Mitchell's Death Certificate, shows widow of John J. Mitchell.
  16. [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 the occupation of the father. (8 August 1888).
  17. [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 the residence of the parents as Waterbury and the address of the birth as 311 Bank Street. (8 August 1888).
  18. [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.
  19. [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.
  20. [S712] John Joseph Mitchell entry, Birth Registration, shows occupation of his father (7 June 1894).
  21. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, John Mitchell, 1894; Book Section M, Page 269; shows a carpenter.
  22. [S712] John Joseph Mitchell entry, Birth Registration, shows birthplace of child (7 June 1894).
  23. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, John Mitchell, 1894; Book Section M, Page 269.
  24. [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 occupationn of her father. (23 September 1899).
  25. [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 residence of the parents and the birthplace of Florence. (23 September 1899).
  26. [S284] John Mitchell Jr., 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 474, sheet 2A, dwelling 5, family 28.
  27. [S732] The Waterbury Democrat, 2 January, 1919, Page 7.
  28. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, John Mitchell (Helen), 1924; Book Section M, Page 387.
  29. [S784] John Mitchell, "John Mitchell's Family Group Sheet", shows his death date.
  30. [S871] "John Mitchell's Notebook,", shows Grandfather John Joseph Mitchell 6-21-57 to 1-30-31.
  31. [S60] Waterbury Connecticut Street Directory, John J. Mitchell; Section M, Page 383; died 9 December 1931.
  32. [S1631] Mary Ellen Mitchell entry, Birth Registration, shows father as John Mitchell (24 January 1887).
  33. [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 father's name as John Mitchell. (8 August 1888).
  34. [S1611] Elizabeth A. Mitchell, Elizabeth A. Mitchell's Death Registration, shows father as John Mitchell.
  35. [S1592] Bridget Mitchell entry, Birth Registration, shows father as John Mitchell (15 April 1892).
  36. [S926] Loretta Mitchell, Death Registration, Deaths in the Town of Waterbury, January 1934-December 1937, Volume 12, Page 258; shows her father as John J. Mitchell.
  37. [S712] John Joseph Mitchell entry, Birth Registration, shows his father (7 June 1894).
  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 father as John Mitchell. (23 September 1899).
  39. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, Florence Coughlin, State File Number 25013, 19 November 1986,shows father's surname as Mitchell.
  40. [S814] The Waterbury Republican, 20 November 1986, Page A5, obituary shows she was the daughter of John J. Mitchell.