Jeanie Mitchell (1899 - 1976)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Jeanie Mitchell’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Jeanie so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Jeanie’s biography.

Jeanie Mitchell Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Jeanie Mitchell and her immediate Mitchell family. Add to Jeanie Mitchell's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Jeanie.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Jeanie Mitchell? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Jeanie finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Jeanie attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Jeanie did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Jeanie Mitchell is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Jeanie's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Jeanie's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Jeanie a religious woman? Add Jeanie’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Jeanie during various points of her life.

Timeline

1899 - In the year that Jeanie Mitchell was born, on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

1921 - By the time she was 22 years old, hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

1926 - Jeanie was 27 years old when on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

1973 - When she was 74 years old, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

1976 - In the year of Jeanie Mitchell's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

Jeanie Mitchell Family Tree

Who was Jeanie’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Jeanie’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Jeanie's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Jeanie Mitchell
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Jeanie's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Jeanie Mitchell is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Jeanie Mitchell died in August 1976 at age 77. No cause of death has been entered. She was born on July 15, 1899. We are unaware of information about Jeanie's family. We know that Jeanie Mitchell had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

Memories

What do you remember about Jeanie Mitchell? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Jeanie is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Jeanie Mitchell

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources