Mitchell, John S, Dd
Mitchell, John S., D.D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born on Block Island, R.I. in 1800. In his twenty-third year he entered the Genesee. Conference; from 1837 to 1842 was agent of the American Bible Society in Maryland; in 1850 was transferred to the New York East Conference, in which he took prominent appointments as. pastor and presiding elder; in 1864 was secretary of the Freedmen's Relief Association, and finally superintendent of missions in Virginia and North Carolina. He died at Newburgh, N.Y., September 16, 1882. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1883, page 93.