Mitchell family of Belfast
1.William Mitchell m. Jane Ferguson; Inspector of Barricks; moved to Pine Hill, Belfast; 13 children
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2.Alexander Mitchell (1780-1868) the famous blind engineer of Belfast; 8th son; m. Mary Banks; brick manufacturer and inventor of screw pile and screw propeller; cousin of George Mitchell.
3.John Mitchell, engineer
3.Mary Mitchell, died 1868
3.Margaret Mitchell m. 1829 Prof. William Burden, M.D.
4.Mary Burden m. Thomas Garrett, solicitor
4.Henry Burden, M.D. (1835-1893) m. Anne McCormac and had a large family.
4.Margaret Burden, died young
3.William Mitchell, eldest son, merchant; died 1833 in Africa.