Elizabeth Caroline Mills

1837–2 February 1907 (Age 70)
Union, North Carolina, United States

The Life 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

Spouse and Children

about 1870
United States


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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

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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Sources (3)

  • E Maples in household of C W Maples, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Mills in household of Morgan Mills, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Maples in household of Charles Maples, "United States Census, 1880"

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