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Truman Capote

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Truman Capote

Author of In Cold Blood


    Mary Mitchell

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    • 4th Great-grandmother of Truman Capote — 7th Generation
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    • 87 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 26 or 28 NOV 1787 
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    • Brunswick County, Virginia 
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    • Some online genealogies claim that Mary Mitchell is the daughter of Henry Mitchell V and his wife Sarah Maderias. However the marriage record of Mary Mitchell and John Brewer gives her father's name as Lockett Mitchell. The original Brunswick County marriage records are located at the county courthouse in Lawrenceville, Virginia. They are also on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. The marriage record for John Brewer and Mary Mitchell, showing her father as Lockett Mitchell, is on microfilm number 30659.

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  • Sources for Mary Mitchell

    • 2 Bentley, Elizabeth Petty, ed., Virginia Marriage Records: From The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, the William a nd Mary . . ., Baltimore, Maryland: Reprinted for Clearfield Company, Inc. by Genealogical Publishing Co., I nc. (2002), 237.