Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind: Biography: Margaret Mitchell

Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on November 8, 1900, a fifth-generation Atlantan. Her father, Eugene Muse Mitchell, was an attorney and historian of Scotch-Irish and French Huguenot descent. Her mother, Mary Isabelle “Maybelle” Stephens, was of Irish-Catholic ancestry. Maybelle was also an active supporter of the suffragette movement, and her daughter was …

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