Benjaman Thomas Mitchell

Benjaman Thomas Mitchell

Male 1816 - 1880

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  • Born  12 Jan 1816  Muncy Township, Lacomin, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation 
    • Stone Mason
    Religion 
    • LDS
    Died  7 Mar 1880  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UTAH, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  9 Mar 1880  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Reference Number: 8ZL2-P1
    • Nauvoo index card has baptism on 24 May 1836. His personal journal records his baptismal date as 15 Jun 1846.
      Benjamin Mitchell crossed plains in Henry Herriman's Hundred, 1848. Film 298441 at Family Hx Library.
      Lilly Martin uses the name of Benjamin Trotter Mitchell in stead of Benjamin Thomas Mitchell.

      Lilly Martin: Explanation of name change. According to findagrave.com, his official name was Benjamin Trotter Mitchell ( Some of his ancestors had the surname Trotter ) But one of his wives didn’t like it so he changed the Trotter to Thomas.

      Blessing 15 Oct 1835 by Prophet Joseph Smith in Kirtland, Ohio
      LDS Missions to British Isles and Nova Scotia
      1848: traveled west
      Occupations: Stonecutter for SL Temple, Shoemaker, Farmer

      Note: the first time he traveled to Utah, he was in the Heber C Kimball Company with three of his wives and five of his children. He was 32 years old. Six years later, he went back to help more members of the LDS church travel to Utah and was the Captain over a company that departed 20 Apr 1854 and arrived 5 Aug 1854. This trip was where he met his 7th wife.


      Came to Utah in 1848 with Heber C. Kimball Company, arriving 24 September 1848. He was a captain of 10. His 4 children and his 3 wives were with him wife Lovina (Buckwalter), wife Lois (Judd), wife Caroline (Conrad). After arriving in Salt lake, he went back and returned heading up the Benjamin Thomas Mitchell Company, arriving 5 August 1854. In this company was Mrs. Susannah Houston Matlock and her 4 year old son. She was a widow he later married in 1857. (info from his cemetery website)

      He was married to 7 women. He had 54 children.

      He was a Stone Mason, and set the foundation stones for many of the most important buildings in Salt Lake City, UTah.
    Person ID  I5076  Moon Anderson Family History & Genealogy
    Last Modified  15 Dec 2016 

    Father  Abraham Mitchell,   b. 29 Oct 1779, Muncy, , Lycoming, Pa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1863, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Annie Colpetzer,   b. 1792, Buffalo, , Bucks, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1844, New Garden, Columbiana, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1811  Bucks County, , , PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1297  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Sarah Jane Treisback,   b. 9 Jun 1817, Philadellphia, , , PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1843, Nauvoo, , Hancock, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 Apr 1835  Akron, , Summit, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Thomas Mitchell, Jr.,   b. 7 Jun 1836, Akron, , Summit, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sarah Jan Mitchell,   b. 9 Jun 1838, Jefferson, , County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1907, Bluffdale, , Salt Lake, Ut Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Emily Mitchell,   b. 12 Jul 1840, Martin County, , , IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1892, Elba, , Cassia, ID Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F2003  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Lavina Buckwalter,   b. 28 Jan 1821, Chesterton, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1878, Kamas, , Summit, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Oct 1843  Kirtland, Ceauga, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Smith Mitchell,   b. 28 Oct 1844, Nauvoo, , Hancock, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1915, Salt Lake City, , Salt lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Percis Mitchell,   b. 27 Nov 1845, Nauvoo, , Hancock, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1846, Nauvoo, , Hancock, IL Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Hyrum Heber Buckwalter Mitchell,   b. 16 Oct 1847, Winter Quarters, , Douglas, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1913, Lake Fork, , Duchesne, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Jerome Kempton Mitchell,   b. 23 Jul 1850, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UTAH, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1911, Kamas, Summitt, UTAH, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Martha Ann Buckwalter Mitchell,   b. 10 Jan 1853, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Territory Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1878, Albion, , Cassia, ID Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Rachel Henderson Mitchell,   b. 20 Jul 1855, Salt Lake City, , Salt lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1906, Millcreek, , Salt lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Margaret Elizabeth Mitchell,   b. 7 Apr 1856, Salt Lake City, , Salt lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1907, Salt Lake City, , Salt lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Mariah Deseret Mitchell,   b. 4 Nov 1860, Salt Lake City, , Salt lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1925, Kamas, , Summit, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F4800  Group Sheet

    Family 3  Caroline Deseret Conrad,   b. 18 Sep 1828, Newtown, , Queens, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1851, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake Co, UT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  7 Jan 1845  Nauvoo, , Hancock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Amanda Elizabeth Mitchell,   b. 10 Apr 1849, Salt Lake City, , Salt lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1933, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Zadock Joshua Conrad Mitchell,   b. 7 May 1851, Salt Lake City, , Salt lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1917, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F4801  Group Sheet

    Family 4  Lois Judd,   b. 15 Sep 1825, Bostontown, Leeds, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1912, Draper, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Jan 1848  Winter Quarters, , Douglas, Ne Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Lois Judd Mitchell,   b. 9 Feb 1849, Salt Lake City, , Salt lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1890, Woodland, , Summit, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Ruth Judd Mitchell,   b. 25 Feb 1851, Salt Lake City, , Salt lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1920, Murray, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Daniel Judd Mitchell,   b. 18 Jan 1853, Salt Lake City, , Salt lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1932, Hayden, , Uintah, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Anney Judd Mitchell,   b. 8 May 1855, Salt Lake City, , Salt lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 or 23 Sep 1860
     5. Nathaniel Judd Mitchell,   b. 2 Nov 1857, Salt Lake City, , Salt lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1943, Upalco, , Duchesne, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Fanney Judd Mitchell,   b. 12 May 1861, Salt Lake City, , Salt lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1861
     7. Lucey Content Mitchell,   b. 9 Aug 1867, Salt Lake City, , Salt lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1879
     8. Byron Teancum Mitchell,   b. 28 Mar 1872, Kamas, Summit, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1948, Francis, Summit, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  15 Oct 2018 
    Family ID  F4802  Group Sheet

    Family 5  Lydia Mariah Day,   b. 1 Jun 1833, Bastards, Leeds, Ontario, CAN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1886, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, Utah Territory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  30 Jun 1851  Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Hugh Mitchell,   b. 22 Jan 1853, Salt Lake City, , S-Lk, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1856, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Almeda Mitchell,   b. 7 Jan 1856, Salt Lake City, , S-Lk, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1922
     3. Abram Alonzo Mitchell,   b. 15 Feb 1856, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1928, Roosevelt, , Duchesne, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Franklin Day Mitchell,   b. 10 Jan 1860, Salt Lake City, , S-Lk, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1860, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. John Willard Day Mitchell,   b. 20 Jul 1861, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1935, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Jedadiah Milton Mitchell,   b. 17 Nov 1863, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1875, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Lois Lovina Day Mitchell,   b. 28 Mar 1866, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1931, Almeda, , Oakland, California Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Rosanna May Mitchell,   b. 8 May 1868, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1877, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Anne Margaret Mitchell,   b. 1 Feb 1869, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1946, Provo, , Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Roda Content Mitchell,   b. 5 Dec 1870, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1963
     11. Benetta “Birdie” Isabel Mitchell,   b. 26 Feb 1873, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1877, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Marian Hughrena Mitchell,   b. 9 Sep 1875, Salt Lake City, , S-Lk, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1954, Almeda, , Berkeley, California Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F976  Group Sheet

    Family 6  Cathrine Frederikke Marcussen Jensen,   b. 11 May 1837, Skorringe, , Maribo, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1917, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  21 Dec 1856  Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rosanna Mitchell,   b. 4 Nov 1857, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1882
     2. Frederick Johnson Mitchell,   b. 15 Jan 1860, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1929, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Brigham Mitchell,   b. 22 Jan 1862, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1895
     4. Benjamin Parley Mitchell,   b. 6 Mar 1864, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1865, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Mark Jensen Mitchell,   b. 14 May 1866, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1927
     6. Anne Margaret Mitchell,   b. 1 Feb 1869, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1946, Provo, , Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Alice Sophia Mitchell,   b. 13 Sep 1872, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1930
     8. Henry Moroni Mitchell,   b. 25 May 1876, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1943, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. George Willard Mitchell,   b. 25 Dec 1879, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1880, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F4799  Group Sheet

    Family 7  Susannah Huston,   b. 11 Feb 1826, Jackson, , Stark, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1900, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  6 Mar 1857  Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Houston (Huston) Mitchell,   b. 22 Jan 1858, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1914, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Edward Hunter Mitchell,   b. 17 Aug 1859, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1924, Woods Cross, , Davis, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Erastus Snow Mitchell,   b. 22 Jan 1862, Salt Lake City, , S-Lk, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1935, Salt Lake City, , S-Lk, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Charles James Mitchell,   b. 31 Jul 1864, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1931, Santa Monica, , Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Lehi Houston Mitchell,   b. 7 Sep 1866, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1931, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Nephi Houston (Twin) Mitchell,   b. 7 Sep 1866, Salt Lake, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1867, Salt Lake, , Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Walter Huston Mitchell,   b. 8 Nov 1869, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1944, Salt Lake City, , Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F2159  Group Sheet

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    Benjamin Thomas Mitchell
    Benjamin Thomas Mitchell

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    HISTORY_AND_FAMILY_OF_BENJAMIN_.pdf
    HISTORY_AND_FAMILY_OF_BENJAMIN_.pdf
    Benjamin T Mitchell
    Benjamin T Mitchell
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