William Mills

25 July 1770–13 May 1835 (Age 64)
Elizabeth Town, Union, New Jersey, United States

The Life of William

When William Mills was born on 25 July 1770, in Elizabeth Town, Union, 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 Elizabeth Town, Union, 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.

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William Mills
Mary Hackle
Marriage: 4 July 1792
Robert H. Mills
John R. Mills
Isaac Mills

Spouse and Children


    Mary Hackle


4 July 1792
Elizabeth Town, Union, New Jersey, United States


    Robert H. Mills


    John R. Mills


    Isaac Mills


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World Events (8)


Age 5

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 18

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

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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  • William Mills, "Find A Grave Index"

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