Category Archives: Mitchell (Scots-Irish)

Living History at Christmas

It has become an annual tradition at the West Springfield Covenant Community Church, MA, where my Uncle Al LaValley is pastor, to treat the community to a living nativity. And for many of my family members who participate, they are … Continue reading

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Nottingham West – Hudson, New Hampshire

John Mitchell, pioneer from Ulster Scotland, was an original settler of Nottingham West, now Hudson, New Hampshire. At that time, Hudson originally was part of Dunstable, Mass. In 1741, it became Nottingham, Mass.; in 1746, Nottingham West, N.H.; and finally, … Continue reading

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Ancestors of John Mitchel (to Nelson Mitchell)

Our first generation of Mitchells in America from Nelson B. Mitchell’s line settled in Nottingham West (now Hudson), New Hampshire.  John Mitchel (as it was then spelled) was one of the 16 Ulster-Scot families who came from Ireland (Scottish decent).  … Continue reading

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