Joseph Mitchell was born in 1737.
Joseph Mitchell married Hannah Dearnally, daughter of William Dearnally and Sarah Littlewood, on 24 May 1767 at Almondbury, Huddersfield, Yorkshire,
This connection not proven, but seems the most likely.
The 1767 Yorkshire Marriage Allegation shows Joseph Mitchell age 30 & Hannah Dearnelley age 22.
At the date of the marriage Hannah daughter of William D was 23 although presumably the age stated
would be that of the date of the allegation so that might be OK as she was only just 23. But I don't
have any Joseph Mitchell locally of anywhere near that age. The closest is 37. I wonder if he was a
comer-in (there are candidates in FamilySearch from not too far away) or whether he lied about his
age. If the need for a licence stemmed from parental objections about age difference the latter might
have been the case. - Ian Goddard.
see Hannah Donnelly.
Hannah Dernelly was born about August 1768 at Nottinghamshire.
Hannah Dernelly was baptised on 27 September 1768 at Woodborough, Nottinghamshire.
Hannah Dernelly was the daughter of Thomas Dernelly and Hannah Southern.