Biography of John Mitchell
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Mitchell, John, was born in Scotland, October 17, 1858, a son of William and Ann Mitchell, educated in the common schools and at fourteen years of age became a seafaring man, which he followed until he settled in Orange, N. J., in 1884. Here he formed a partnership for the manufacture of rubber goods, with stores located in New York. In 1890 he moved to Mansfield and has since lived a retired farmer. He married Emma M., daughter of Julius and Caroline H. Felt of Jaifrey, N. H., and their children are Harold, William and Arthur Julius. Mrs. Mitchell is a graduate of Jaifrey High School. Melville Academy and Bridgewater Normal, and taught five years in the Normal College, University of Nashville, Nashville, Tenn., and has traveled extensively in the old country. Mr. Mitchell is a member of St. James F. & A. M. of Mansfield and is actively interested in affairs of his town and county.

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Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
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With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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