Mary A. Mills

1 September 1821–6 October 1888 (Age 67)
Morristown, Morris, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Mary A.

When Mary A. Mills was born on 1 September 1821, in Morristown, Morris, New Jersey, United States, her father, Lewis Mills, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Ann Estey, was 28. She died on 6 October 1888, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Mills
1782–1869
Sarah Ann Estey
1793–1842
Edward Mills
1818–1862
Mary A. Mills
1821–1888
Hannah Estey Mills
1823–1825
Lewis Estey Mills
1825–1826
Alfred Mills
1827–1913
James Richards Mills
1829–1886
Howard William Mills
1832–1919
Lewis Estey Mills
1836–1878

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World Events (8)

1823

Age 2

"Corfield vs Coryell was a significant federal court case that upheld New Jersey's existing regulation, which prohibited any non-residents from gathering clams and oysters. The case was decided by Justice Bushrod Washington of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Justice Washington primarily referenced the first section of the Fourteenth Amendment, regarding ""privileges and immunities"" to arrive at his decision."
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1844

Age 23

The 1844 revision of the New Jersey State Constitution made some significant changes. Suffrage rights were revoked from women and non-whites, meaning that only white men could vote. A separation of powers was established between executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A new bill of rights was provided, and the state now had the right to elect the governor.

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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