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Reuben Mitchell (1753-1826)
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Born: 1753 .
Married: Ann Pennington (1764-1843) on 2 Apr 1783 in Mecklenburg County Virginia. 2
Died: 11 Feb 1826 Chatham County North Carolina. 1
Buried: .

Reuben Mitchell
1753-11 Feb 1826

Spouse and Children

      Ann Pennington

Reuben fought during the Revolutionary War. In 1815 he was listed as a retailer in Chatham County, North Carolina

Like the early settlers in all Piedmont North Carolina, those first to take up their abode in what was destined to be C hatham County, were, for the most part, of Scotch-Irish and German stock, who had come from Pennsylvania and Virginia t hough not a few were of English extraction who had co me from the eastern section of the State; Chowan, Halifax and pos sibly other of the coastal and tide-water counties having contributed many families to the rapidly developing community.3 4


  1. Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files Volume II: F-M Abstracted By Virgil D. White
  2. Marriage Records 1765-1810 Mecklenburg County Virginia , Katherine B. Elliott, South Hill Virginia
  3. Revolutionary War Pension Claim
  4. A History of Chatham County, North Carolina With Sketches of a Number of Its Prominent Citizens By Walter D. Siler