Margaret Adeline Mills

1831–17 February 1908 (Age 77)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret Adeline

When Margaret Adeline Mills was born in 1831, in Tennessee, United States, her father, James Mills, was 31 and her mother, Nancy Marsh, was 39. 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
1826–1902
Margaret Adeline Mills
1831–1908
Marriage: 1 February 1849
Nancy Caroline Wade
1849–1919
James W Wade
1851–1940
Sylvania Elizabeth Wade
1853–1933
Hannah Emmaline Waid
1855–1938
William Harrison Wade
1858–
Mary Jane Wade
1862–1947
Wilburn Josephus Wade
1865–
John Francis Waid
1868–1963
Rufus Ledbetter Waid
1870–1947
Stephen Philander Wade
1872–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 February 1849Lincoln, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1831 · Dedication of Jackson County
    Age 0
    In August 1831, Latter-day Saint Sidney Rigdon dedicated Jackson County, Missouri, for the gathering place of Zion.
    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.
    1860
    Age 29
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Milles
    Mill
    Millis

    Sources (10)

    • Margret Wade in household of Wilburn Wade, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Margaret A Mills, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
    • Adeline Miles in entry for Rufus L Waid, "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"

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