Person:Eleanor Unknown (183)

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Eleanor 'Helen' Unknown
b.Abt. 1681
d.Aft. 1756 and bef. 1771 Augusta County, Virginia
  • HThomas Mitchell1680 - 1734
  • WEleanor 'Helen' UnknownAbt 1681 - Aft 1756
m. 1707
  1. Martha MitchellEst 1708 -
  2. John Mitchell, of Beverley Manor1709 - Bef 1771
  3. Mary MitchellEst 1710 - AFT 1802
  4. Jane MitchellABT 1711 - AFT 1772
  5. Jenet MitchellEst 1715-1720 -
Facts and Events
Name Eleanor 'Helen' Unknown
Gender Female
Birth? Abt. 1681
Marriage 1707 Poss. Irelandto Thomas Mitchell
Death? Aft. 1756 and bef. 1771 Augusta County, Virginia

Eleanor (Unknown) Mitchell was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

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Eleanor Mitchell's land (Beverley Manor SW, 200 acres, 1747) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009. (Note: land acquired by John Mitchell, Eleanor's son and Martha Mitchell (relationship unknown) is located nearby to the northeast (both highlighted in blue))

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 330.--13th August, 1747. Wm. Beverley to Helen Mitchell, widow, £6.8.6; 200 acres in Beverley Manor; Brackenridge's line; corner to Teat's line; corner to David Doak; John Lockhart's corner; John Teat's land. Witnessed and proved as above.


Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 198.--20th November, 1759. Helenor (Helander) ( ) Mitchell to Robt. Mitchell, £5, 200 acres in Beverley Manor, Robt. Wilson s line; corner Jno. Teate (Tate), David Doack's land; Jno. Lockart s corner. Teste: James Kowan.

Information on Eleanor (Unknown) Mitchell

From Rootsweb.com post: http://listsearches.rootsweb.com/th/read/FULTON/1998-11/0911969651

Eleanor Mitchel, a widow, and her son, John, settled in Augusta County, 1747. Their farm cornered John Tate and David Doak. John Mitchel died testate, 1771, leaving a wife Elizabeth and six children, Thomas; Robert, born 1734, surveyor 1774; John, died 1783 leaving his property to the children of Andrew Russell, Jr. and Elizabeth Turk, daughter of Thomas; James, born circa 1740, died 1806, was a Revolutionary Soldier who served in Captain Tate's Company with Major Hugh Fulton; Eleanor who married Mathew Willson, Sr. and Mary who married a Wright.


Helen Mitchell acquired 200 acres in Beverley Manor in 1747:

  • Page 330.--13th August, 1747. Wm. Beverley to Helen Mitchell, widow, £6.8.6; 200 acres in Beverley Manor; Brackenridge's line; corner to Teat's line; corner to David Doak; John Lockhart's corner; John Teat's land.

Witnessed and proved as above.


Eleanor Mitchell appeared in the following Processioning Lists:

  • Page 17.-- Processioning List of 1748 - James Fulton and John Mitchell make returns, viz: 1748, 26th March, processioned for Samuel Doak, present Samuel Braford; processioned for John Mitchell, present Samuel Doak; processioned for Samuel Braford, present Samuel Doak; processioned for John Buchanan, present James Cowen; processioned for Martha Mitchell (widow), present John Buchanan; processioned for James Cowen, present David Mitchell; processioned for David Moor, present Jas. Cowan; processioned for Robert Wilson, present Andrew Alexander; processioned for Andrew Alexander, present Robert Wilson; processioned for Patrick Campbell, present Joseph Reed; processioned for Joseph Reeds, present Chas. Campbell; processioned for Chas. Campbell, present Pat. Campbell; processioned for Patrick Hays, present Wm. Robinson; processioned for Robert Alexander, present Robert Ramsey; processioned for Robt. Ramsey, present Pat. Hays; processioned for Sarah Ramsey (widow), present Robt. Ramsey; processioned for John Lockhart, present Pat. Hays; processioned for Thos. Beard, present John Lockhart; processioned for Samuel Wilson, present Robert Wilson; processioned for David Doak, present Samuel Wilson; processioned for Eleanor Mitchell (widow), present Robert Wilson; processioned for John Teats, present Thos. Beard; processioned for James Linn, present Samuel Doak; processioned for John Brownlee, present Wm. Smith; processioned for George Breckinridge, present, Breckenridge; processioned for James Robinson, present Anthony Black; processioned for Anthony Black, present Jas. Robinson; processioned for Wm. Robinson, present Robinson; processioned for Jas. Fulton, present Alex. Brownlee; processioned for Samuel Steel, present John Fulton.


  • Page 176.--1756: Processioned by John Tate and Samuel Doak, in Cap. James Mitchell's Company, viz: for Widow Mitchell (Note: this is probably Eleanor Mitchell), for Wm. Thompson, for james Robinson, for Charles Campbell, for Saml. Brawford, for John Mitchell, for Saml. Doak, for Widow Fulton, for Robt. Alexander, for Nathl. and Robt. Steele, for David Hays, for Helen Mitchell and Jno. Tate, for David Doak, for James Cowan, for Robert Sayers, for John Campbell, for Pat. Campbell, for John Ward, for Widow McTyre, for John and Alex. Brownlee, for Saml. Steele, for Patrick Hays, for John Fulton, for Thomas Tate, for Robert Willson.


Eleanor conveyed land to Robert Mitchell (poss. son or grandson?) in 1759:

  • Page 198.--20th November, 1759. Helenor (Helander) ( ) Mitchell to Robt. Mitchell, £5, 200 acres in Beverley Manor, Robt. Wilson s line; corner Jno. Teate (Tate), David Doack's land; Jno. Lockart s corner. Teste: James Kowan.


Eleanor died prior to the writing of her son's will in 1771:

  • Page 444.--14th February, 1771. John Mitchell's will, farmer--To wife, Elizabeth, plantation hired (?) from his mother by verbal will; to third son, John; to fourth son, James, executor; to youngest daughter, Elizabeth; to eldest son, Thomas; to eldest daughter, Elenor Wilson; to second son, Robert; to second daughter, Mary Right. Teste: John Tate, Andrew Moore, Thos. Wilson. Proved, 20th August, 1771, by Moore and Wilson.