Idyl Mae Mills

Brief Life History of Idyl Mae

When Idyl Mae Mills was born on 3 April 1893, in Grayson, Texas, United States, her father, Elijah Pope Mills, was 43 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Bartholomew, was 39. She married Roscoe Holley on 10 January 1910, in Hopkins, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Sombrio, Guadalupe, New Mexico, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 25 Sombrio, Guadalupe, New Mexico, United States in 1940. She died on 27 September 1958, in New Mexico, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Clovis, Curry, New Mexico, United States.

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Roscoe Holley
Idyl Mae Mills
Marriage: 10 January 1910
Elvin Leon Holley
Elijah Douglas Holley
William Irvin Holley

Sources (14)

  • Idyl Holly in household of Roscow Hally, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Idyl Mae Mills, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • IDYL MAE HOLLEY, "BillionGraves Index"

World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.


New Mexico is the 47th state.

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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