Email to Brittany...
You will probably see this first. I was reviewing some material that Matt had found in the Balch Family History Library in Leesburg years ago. I do believe that this material pushes us back another generation on the Mitchell line.
It shows the will of James Mitchell and lists his children, one of whom is James, who I believe is the father of our Shatteen C. Mitchell.
You see I am a little slow to getting around to things.