Mary Mills

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

The Life Summary 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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Dr. Robert Halstead
Mary Mills
Marriage: 1 October 1787
William Mills Halstead
Caleb Pierson Halstead
Matthias Ogden Halstead
Jacob Halstead
Hannah Mills Halstead

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 October 1787Elizabeth, Union, New Jersey, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (6)

    Age 13
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    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

    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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    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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