Seth Thornburg Mills

2 February 1824–1864 (Age 39)
Washington, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Seth Thornburg

When Seth Thornburg Mills was born on 2 February 1824, in Washington, Arkansas, United States, his father, Seth Mills, was 41 and his mother, Charity Thornburgh, was 34. He married Minerva Strain on 14 October 1852, in Washington, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in White River Township, Washington, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1864, in Warren, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Warren, North Carolina, United States.

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Seth Thornburg Mills
Minerva Strain
Marriage: 14 October 1852
Walter T Mills
William Seth Mills
Jane Mills
Letta Jane Mills

Spouse and Children

14 October 1852
Washington, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

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.

Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1828: Washington, Arkansas Territory, United States; 1836: Washington, Arkansas, United States
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 12

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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)

  • Seth Mills in household of Seth Mills, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Seth Mills, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Seth Thornburg Mills, "Find A Grave Index"

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