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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
Revolutionary War


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 Chatham County, were, for the most part, of Scotch-Irish and German stock, who had come from Pennsylvania and Virginia though not a few were of English extraction who had co me from the eastern section of the State; Chowan, Halifax and possibly other of the coastal and tide-water counties having contributed many families to the rapidly developing community.3 4

Sources:

  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