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Biography of Andrew Mitchell

Andrew Mitchell matriculated at the University in 1796.

He was born c. 1780 at 'Michelomekenee' or Michilimackinac (a part of British America that later became part of the state of Michigan in the USA). He was the eldest son of Scotland-born David Mitchell, a physician and merchant, and a part-Indian mother, Elizabeth Bertrand.

Mitchell resided on Drummond Island until it joined with America, and then moved with his father to Penetanguishene, Ontario, where he was involved in the fur trade.


Andrew Mitchell
Born 1780.
GU Degree: Arts, 1796;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: merchants
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 19th Dec 2019

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United States United States, Mackinac
Place of Birth

Canada Canada, Penetanguishene

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  • Student