Mary Mills

20 February 1763–1798 (Age 34)
Jamaica, Queens, New York, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Mills was born on 20 February 1763, in Jamaica, Queens, New York, United States, her father, Rev. William Mills, was 23 and her mother, Mary Reading, was 26. She married Dr. Robert Halstead on 1 October 1787, in Elizabeth, Union, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1798, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

Dr. Robert Halstead
1746–1825
Mary Mills
1763–1798
Marriage: 1 October 1787
William Mills Halstead
1788–1863
Caleb Pierson Halstead
1790–
Mathias Ogden Halstead
1792–1858
Jacob Halstead
1794–1817
Hannah Mills Halstead
1796–

Spouse and Children

    Dr. Robert Halstead

    Male1746–1825Male

    Female1763–1798Female

MARRIAGE
1 October 1787
Elizabeth, Union, New Jersey, United States
children

(5)

    William Mills Halstead

    Male1788–1863Male

    Caleb Pierson Halstead

    Male1790–Male

    Male1792–1858Male

    Jacob Halstead

    Male1794–1817Male

    Hannah Mills Halstead

    Female1796–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 13

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 13

New York is the 11th state.
1783 · A Free America

Age 20

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: variant of Mill 1.2 English: either a metronymic form of Mill 2, or a variant of Miles .3 Irish: in Ulster this is the English name, but elsewhere in Ireland it may be a translation of a Gaelic topographic byname, an Mhuilinn ‘of the mill’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Genealogical and Biographical Memorials of the Reading, Howell, Watts, Latham, and Elkins Families.
  • Descendants of Rebecca Ogden, 1729-1806, and Caleb Halsted, 1721-1784

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