Individual Details

Mehitable Angell

(January 31, 1800 - September 1, 1877)

Mehitable was the 14th child of Israel Angell with his 2nd wife Susannah Luther. Israel explored the west and Israel’s kids would have heard stories of his western travels. Only 2 of his 17 kids moved west: Mehitable and her younger brother Henry. Mehitable married William Wilkinson. Henry married William’s sister Eliza Wilkinson and they all moved across the country, first stop Hennepin, Illinois where Henry and his family stayed. Mehitable and her family went 200 miles further west to Jefferson Township in Buchanan County, Iowa. Mehitable and her family lived there and are buried near La Porte City, Iowa.


BirthJanuary 31, 1800Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
MarriageJanuary 5, 1822Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States - William B. Wilkinson
Census1856Jefferson, Butler, Iowa, United States
Census1860Jefferson, Butler, Iowa, United States
Census1870Washington, Buchanan, Iowa, United States
DeathSeptember 1, 1877Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States
BurialSpring Creek, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States


SpouseWilliam B. Wilkinson (1799 - 1865)
ChildLeprelette Wilkinson (1836 - 1907)
FatherIsrael Angell (1740 - 1832)
MotherSusanna Luther (1765 - 1824)