Facts and Events
There are 6 vital records available on MyHeritage for David Mitchell, including birth records, marriage records, and death records. Vital records are historical records that are typically recorded around the actual time of the event, which means they are likely accurate. Vital records include information like the event date and place, and the person's occupation and residence. Vital records also often include information about the person's relatives. For example, birth and marriage records include names of parents and divorce records list the names of children.
David Mitchell was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Importation to Orange County, Virginia
The following persons appeared in Orange County, Virginia court to claim "headrights". Headrights were grants of 50 acres of land per "head" - or per white male over the age of 16 who transported himself to the colonies. They appear in the Court of Common Pleas in the county in which the land was granted. These headrights function as an immigration record for English, Scot or Irish immigrants in that time period. The headright identifies the country of origin and generally the port of entry in the colonies.
Records of David Mitchell in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records: