When Rev. William Mills was born on 25 July 1770, in Elizabethtown, Essex, New Jersey, United States, his father, Rev. William Mills, was 31 and his mother, Mary Reading, was 33. He married Mary Hackle on 4 July 1792, in Elizabethtown, Essex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 13 May 1835, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.
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’.