Rebecca Ogden Mills

Female12 March 1791–27 January 1809

Brief Life History of Rebecca Ogden

When Rebecca Ogden Mills was born on 12 March 1791, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, her father, Maj John Reading Mills, was 26 and her mother, Mary "Polly" Halstead, was 28. She died on 27 January 1809, in her hometown, at the age of 17, and was buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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Maj John Reading Mills
Mary "Polly" Halstead
Rebecca Ogden Mills
Mary Reading Mills
William Phillip R Mills
William Phillip Mills
Phebe Halsted Mills

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  • Rebekah Ogden Mills, "Find A Grave Index"

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Siblings (5)

World Events (5)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 9

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


Age 12

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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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