Elizabeth Caroline Mills

Female1837–2 February 1907

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Caroline

When Elizabeth Caroline Mills was born in 1837, in Union, North Carolina, United States, her father, Morgan J Mills, was 37 and her mother, Jane Elizabeth Cotton, was 36. She married Charles Washington Maples Sr about 1870, in United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Mount Croghan, Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 February 1907, in Pageland, Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Pickens, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Washington Maples Sr
Elizabeth Caroline Mills
Marriage: about 1870
Richard Henry Mills
John Thomas Maples
Lottie C Maples
Sarah Margaret Maples
Charles Washington Maples Jr

Sources (10)

  • E Maples in household of C W Maples, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Emma Elizabeth Caroline Maples - Government record: Census record: birth: about 1837; North Carolina, United States
  • Elizabeth Mills Maples in entry for Mr John T Maples, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1870United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 9

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1853 · First State Fair

    Age 16

    The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.


    Age 23

    In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

    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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