Aaron L. Mills

19 November 1812–3 January 1852 (Age 39)
Jefferson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Aaron L.

When Aaron L. Mills was born on 19 November 1812, in Jefferson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Seth Mills, was 30 and his mother, Charity Thornburg, was 22. He married Amelia Samuels on 14 October 1832, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in White River Township, Washington, Arkansas, United States in 1850. He died on 3 January 1852, in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Carter, Washington, Arkansas, United States.

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Aaron L. Mills
Amelia Samuels
Marriage: 14 October 1832
John Riley Mills
Francis Marian Mills
Mary Ann Mills
Enos Mills
Lewis Mills
Sarah Ellen Mills
Francis Marian Mills
Lucinda Charity Mills
Henry R Mills

Spouse and Children

14 October 1832
Wayne, Indiana, United States



    Mary Ann Mills


    Enos Mills


    Lewis Mills


    Sarah Ellen Mills


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+13 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 8

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 13

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.

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)

  • Aaron L Mills, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Aaron Mills, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Aaron L. Mills, "Find A Grave Index"

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