Mary Reading

8 August 1736–4 April 1794 (Age 57)
Amwell, Amwell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Reading was born on 8 August 1736, in Amwell, Amwell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, British Colonial America, her father, John Reading, was 50 and her mother, Maritje Mary Ryerson II, was 37. She married Rev. William Mills about 1760, in Suffolk, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 4 April 1794, in Elizabeth Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Elizabeth Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev. William Mills
1739–1774
Mary Reading
1736–1794
Marriage: about 1760
Mary Mills
1763–1798
John Reading Mills
1765–1810
Hannah Mills
1766–1798
Isaac Mills
1768–1835
Rev. William Mills
1770–1835
Thaddeus Mills
1772–1811

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1760Suffolk, New York, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (5)

    1741 · ""
    Age 5
    Established March 11, 1714
    1775
    Age 39
    "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."
    1776
    Age 40
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 1209;2007: 2236; 2010: 2982)English: variant of Redding .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Redding

    Sources (5)

    • Mary Redding, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Mary Reading Mills, "Find A Grave Index"
    • Mary Reading Mills, "Find A Grave Index"

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