Alice Mary Mitchell (1861 - 1950)

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Coburg, Australia

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Coburg, Australia

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Family

Father: Wallder George Mitchell
Mother: Edith Dobbin Mitchell

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Mary

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1861 - In the year that Alice Mary Mitchell was born, The Royal Seminary (Sweden) became the first institute of its kind in Sweden to be open to women, allowing women to obtain a teaching degree.

1870 - At the age of merely 9 years old, Alice was alive when on January 26th, the state of Virginia rejoined the Union. On February 23rd, Mississippi was readmitted to the Union. On March 30th, Texas was readmitted to the Union. And on July 15th, Georgia became the last Confederate state to be readmitted to the Union.

1891 - By the time she was 30 years old, on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

1944 - Alice was 83 years old when on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

1950 - In the year of Alice Mary Mitchell's passing, in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

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Alice Mary Mitchell passed away in 1950 in Coburg, Australia at 89 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Alice. She was born in 1861. She was born to Wallder George Mitchell and Edith Dobbin Mitchell, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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