Margaret Adeline Mills

Female1831–17 February 1908

Brief Life History of Margaret Adeline

When Margaret Adeline Mills was born in 1831, in Tennessee, United States, her father, James W Mills, was 31 and her mother, Nancy Marsh, was 37. She married Wilburn Hunter Waid on 1 February 1849, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lincoln, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Spring River Township, Lawrence, Missouri, United States for about 40 years. She died on 17 February 1908, in Aurora, Lawrence, Missouri, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Verona, Lawrence, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilburn Hunter Waid
Margaret Adeline Mills
Marriage: 1 February 1849
Nancy Caroline Waid
James Washington Waid
Sylvania Elizabeth Wade
Hannah Emmaline Waid
William Harrison Wade
Mary Jane Waid
Wilburn Josephus Wade
John Francis Waid
Rufus Ledbetter Waid
Stephen Philander Wade

Sources (11)

  • Margret Wade in household of Wilburn Wade, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margaret A Mills, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • Margrette Adaline Mills Waid, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 February 1849Lincoln, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War

    Age 1

    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.


    Age 14

    Historical Boundaries 1845: Lawrence created from Barry and Dade counties

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 31

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Mill 1, with excrescent -s added in post-medieval times. Compare Mullins , from a French equivalent of this name, and see also Milnes .

    English: either a variant of Miles , a variant of Mill 2, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, or Myhill , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Irish: this is usually the English name, especially in Ulster, but elsewhere in Ireland it was also adopted for the Gaelic topographic byname, an Mhuilinn ‘of the mill’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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