Mitchell, Margaret and David: Third Generation - Page 23
The following data is extracted from David and Margaret Mitchell Genealogy.
been connected with the city's service in Chicago. Presbyterian.
Children:-433 Marion E.; 434 Margaret M.; 435 Inez.
142. Mitchell, James Josiah (26), Dayton, O.; b. Jan. 11, 1844. m. April 29, 1876, Sarah Bell, dau. of Abram and Elizabeth Beedle of Troy, O. They resided in Yellow Springs until 1882, since then in Springfield, O. His place of business is in Dayton, where lie is a lumberman, carpenter and conactor. Presbyterian, formerly U. P.; Republican and Prohibitionist. He served three years in Co. D, 44th O. V. L, afterward veteranized in the 8th O. V. V. C. As connected with his army career, Mr. Mitchell mentions some peculiar incidents:-He was captured with five hundred others at the exact hour of his twenty-first anniversary, and by his captors marched through rivers and over the Alleghenies and the Ridge Mountains to Libby prison in the worst blizzard 1864-5. He was born in 44, served in the 44th, and was No. 44on the company roster. He adds also, that at age of 44, he lost his savings in business through the perfidy of a partner. For further incidents in his life, see Appendix.
Source: David and Margaret Mitchell Genealogy