The genealogy of the Mitchell family of Martinsville, Indiana: including a brief biography of James M. Mitchell (Google eBook)

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Republican Steam Print., 1885 - Reference - 63 pages
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Page 63 - So live, that when thy summons comes to join The innumerable caravan, which moves To that mysterious realm, where each shall take His chamber in the silent halls of death, Thou go not, like the quarry-slave at night, Scourged to his dungeon, but, sustained and soothed By an unfaltering trust, approach thy grave, Like one who wraps the drapery of his couch About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams.
Page 16 - Virginia, who was a soldier in the Continental army during the Revolutionary war, and was present at the surrender of Cornwallis,at Yorktown.
Page 1 - He was in constant service during the whole war, was in the principal battles, and was present at the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown. He was with the Continental army at Newburgh in 1783 ; and on the very day when Washington announced the signing of the treaty of peace to the army, ke was killed by a tree falling upon him while riding by the edge of a wood.
Page 36 - Scanlan asked him where he was going. He answered, that he was going to Glin by a short cut, to prepare a lodging for her, where they might sleep that night.
Page 10 - September 25, 1834, who was born in "County Cork," Ireland, and came to this country at the age of twelve years, and at the time of his marriage was engaged in the mercantile busines in Columbus, Ind.
Page 62 - Successes and revers es have attended me through life, "like the fitful shadows' play upon the waters, coming and going with the changing clouds.
Page 50 - Delaware, and who at one time owned a portion of the ground on which the battle of Brandywine was fought during the revolutionary war, and also several acres of land upon which is now built the beautiful city of Wilmington.
Page 2 - Her remains are buried in the old family burying ground, on the hill, one and one half miles south of Martinsville.
Page 48 - April, 1S((1. at the age of sixteen years, he enlisted under the first call of President Lincoln for 75,000 troops for three months, as a private in Company K, Seventh Regiment Indiana Volunteers.
Page 59 - Trustee, on the part of the State, of the Wabash and Erie Canal...

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