m. by abt 1641
Facts and Events
Both Ensign Jacob Mitchell and his wife are slain by the Indians during the Dartmouth massacre while fleeing to the garrison. They had removed their children to the fort a day prior. "John-num" an Indian captured later confessed to participating in the murder of Jacob, Susannah and her brother John, and was immediately executed.
Curiously, later all three orphaned children would marry Kingman children, of John and Elizabeth, on the same day.
At a court held 7 March, 1675: "Experience Michell and Edward Michell appointed by the Court to use the best Care to enquire after and take into theire Costody the estate of Jacob Michell Deceased, and to make Report thereof to the Court that soe it may be prefered to the best that may be for the Good of the Children;"
At a court held 5 March, 1677. "Experience Michell Edward Michell and Joseph Bartlett are allowed and appointed by to be Gaurdians to the Children of Jacob Michell Deceased to Call in the Debts Due unto the said estate and to Gather the same together and to Improve the same for the future Good of the said Children when they Come to be of age;" 
An "Inventory of the Estate of Jacob Mitchel Late of Dartmouth who deceased in the year 1675" was exhibited to the Court, at Plymouth, on 17 March, 1690/1. The real estate was not appraised. The only personal estate was: "money" £27, 15s., and "Pewter" £1.
"Thomas Michel Son of sd Deceased" made oath to the inventory, and administration was granted to "Edward Mitchell of Bridgwater and to Thomas Mitchell Son of Jacob mitchell deceased"