For all of the descendants of Frederick Mitchell who have been searching for years for his parents etc.: your search is over. The Library of Virginia is digitizing Chancery Court records and putting them online. A niece of Frederick's sued her family in Prince Edward Co. in 1815 for not giving her her deceased mother's share of her grandfather's estate. All the parties are named. James Mitchell (wife Sarah Hill) d.ca 1800. His children were: William, Judith who married Samuel Mitchell, John, David, James, Robert, and Stephen. William was deceased so his share went to his children: Frederick, Creed, Sarah Davis, Blake, Jane, and Margaret Davis.