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Joseph William Mitchem

Male 1880 - 1938  (58 years)


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  • Name Joseph William Mitchem  [1
    Born 14 Jan 1880  Gaston County, North Carolina, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Anecdote Aft 1902  [1
    • Joe was the oldest child born to David Worthly & Martha Ann WillettMitchem of Lowell, Gaston Co., NC. He was married at the Lowell BaptistChurch, Lowell, NC on 9/24/1902, to Trannie Elizabeth Featherstone ofBelmont, NC. They were the parents of four children: Lottie Bryte (1904- 1983 m. Irvey O. Wallace); Ernest Paul (1906 - 1966 m. KathleenRankin); Minnie Mae (1910 - 1943 m. Noel A. Thompson); and JosephWilliam 'J.W.', Jr. ( 1917 - 1970 m. Pauline Judd Stuart). Joe was abrick mason by trade. His siblings were: Ida Ellen Mitchem 1881 - 1887;Mary Ann Mitchem 1884 - 1954 (m. Alexander Napolean Bigger); Dulcenia'Della' Mitchem 1886 -1948 (m. Chrlie Price Cox); Julia Etta Mitchem1888 - 1958 (never married); Edward Clarence Mitchem 1890 - 1973 (m. MaeRhinehart); Martha Mae 'Mattie' Mitchem 1892 - 1941 (m. Sam E. Wingetand Albert I. Armstrong); Wade Worthly Mitchem 1894 - 1948 (m. SarahKate Lewis); Carrie Catherine 1896 - 1983 (m. T.R. Shuford; Joe Heyward;Dan Flynn; and Charles Frankel Abbott); and David Columbus Mitchem,changed to David Worthly Mitchem, Jr. 1899 - 1957 (m. Lillian B. Mason).Mitchem Lineage: Nathaniel Meachum/Mitchum 1780 - 1838 Lincoln Co., NC &Jemima Reynolds Mitchum/Logan Mitchum 1805 - 1860's Lincoln Co., NC &Louisa Best Mitchim 1812 NC - 1785 Cape Girardeau Co., MO/Joseph B.Mitchum 1833 - 9/1861 Civil War & Barbara Ann Smith Mitchum/DavidWorthly Mitchem 1856 - 1939 Gaston Co., NC & Martha Ann WillettMitchem/Joseph William 'Joe' Mitchem (above).
    Name Joe Mitchem  [1
    Reference Number 55898 
    Died 30 Apr 1938  Wake County, North Carolina, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Aft 30 Apr 1938  Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I55898  Featherstone Main
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2014 

    Family Trannie Elizabeth Featherston,   b. Apr 1882, Gaston County, North Carolina, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1937, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 24 Sep 1902  Lowell, Gaston County, North Carolina, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F15729  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1765] Featherstone Society Member Elaine Boston, E. Elaine Boston, (2014).