Mitchell, Margaret and David: Second Generation - Page 8
The following data is extracted from David and Margaret Mitchell Genealogy.
Campbell, of the Daniel Dean neighborhood, about two miles north of New Jasper, Greene Co., O. The first home of the young couple was a cabin on the west part of his father's farm on the north bank of Clark's run. In about five years they bought for a little cash and much credit the 100 acre place on the Old Federal road, about one mile east from its junction with the Xenia and Jamestown turnpike. This they sold in 183 and moved to the James Andrew farm, five miles north of Xenia, which they had purchased. Moved to Xenia in 189, where Margaret died November 21, 1861. By hard work and rigid economy, they succeeded in acquiring a moderate competence. Seceder and United Presbyterian. After removal to Nebraska he united with the Presbyterian church. In 1862, he again moved to his farm, and Aug. 12, of that year, married Mrs. Eliza J. Stipp, a very amiable woman, who died July 20, 1867. In the fall of 1868, he married Miss Wary Daugherty, a school teacher, who died Jan. 20, 1878. In February, 1880, he married Miss Martha A. Gaunt. About 1887, moved to Platsmouth, Neb., and died in Omaha, June 19, 1896, where his widow yet resides. The last decade of his life was much distressed by mental and physical suffering. Three years before his death he was stricken with paralysis, which made him entirely helpless. He was a strong abolitionist, republican. His remains were brought to Xenia, O., by his son, Harry, and interred in the family lot, Xenia cemetery.
Children by first marriage:-127 James; 128 Elizabeth J; 129 Martha A.; 130 Hugh C.; 131 Julia M.; 132 Arvilah M ; 133 Margaretta I.; 134 Adah L.; 135 Katie Belle.
Children by second marriage :-136 Harry L. and 137 Carrie M. (twins); 138 Clara.
25. Mitchell, Francis Pringle (2) ; h. May 27, 1818, at Clark's run. m. 1841 Margaret Louisa, dau. of Andrew and Rachel (Murphy) Wright, who died in Iowa about 184:1. m. about 1846, Harriet Rebecca Seaman. They both died of cholera at New Orleans,-she on Aug. 18, 185, and he four days thereafter. In that fearful time, little attention was given to the proprieties of burial, so the bodies lie in two different cemeteries of that city, hers in Girod and his in another cemetery. Mrs. Shepard found the grave of her mother but not that of her father, when visiting New Orleans in February 1900. He was a physician and surgeon of ability, and practiced in Cedarville, O., Muscatine, Iowa, and points in the South.
Source: David and Margaret Mitchell Genealogy