When James Jr Mills was born on 13 November 1829, in New York, United States, his father, James Mills, was 36 and his mother, Jemima Huff, was 35. He died on 4 November 1848, in Canada, at the age of 18.
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’.
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