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Mitchell, Mary LaReal Jones, 1892-1993



  • Existence: 1892 - 1993

Biographical History

Mary LaReal Jones Mitchell (1892-1993) was a school teacher in Utah.

Mary LaReal Jones Mitchell was born in 1892 in Provo, Utah. She stayed in Provo, attending school throughout her youth. In July 1927, at age 29 LaReal left for a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Eastern States. In 1927, a few years after the completion of her mission, she married Charles W. Mitchell. They built a family of three children in Provo, Utah. She contributed to her community through the Church, especially in the Young Women's program, until her death in 1993.

The Herald, January 19, 1993 (Mary LaReal Jones Mitchell; b. 1892; d. 1993; Provo, Utah; spanish teacher at Spanish Fork High School; taught 6th grade, Salem, Utah; mission 1922 Eastern States; m. Charles William Mitchell, 1927, SLC; YW program involvement; Charles taught school, accountant, Hill Air Force Base; LaReal Mithcell; LaReal Jones)

FamilySearch, via WWW, Oct. 11, 2016 (Charles W. Mitchell; d. 1972)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Arla Renee Mitchell papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 9017
Scope and Contents

Arla Renee Mitchell's letters to her parents, journal, and ephemera from when she was a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Samoan mission. Materials written about and collected while in the Samoan islands from 1955 to 1957.

Dates: 1955-1957

Mary LaReal Jones Mitchell papers

Identifier: MSS 8897
Scope and Contents

Collection contains graphic materials and personal records detailing the mission of Mary LaReal Jones Mitchell. Includes the journal she kept through the entirety of her mission to the Eastern States Mission, with details of companions, day-to-day missionary work, and relationships with members and investigators of the Church. Also includes photographs which depict fellow missionaries and members. Materials date from approximately 1922-1926.

Dates: approximately 1922-1926