Jacob Mills

6 February 1822–1865 (Age 42)
Wayne, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Jacob Mills was born on 6 February 1822, in Wayne, Tennessee, United States, his father, Seth Mills, was 39 and his mother, Charity Thornburgh, was 32. He married Edith Lewis on 18 December 1845, in Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in White River Township, Washington, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1865, in Washington, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Washington, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Mills
1822–1865
Edith Lewis
1826–1867
Marriage: 18 December 1845
Moses Mills
1846–
Benjamin Franklin Mills
1847–
Sarah Elizabeth Mills
1850–1923
Enos Pleasant Mills
1854–1928
Tolbert F Mills
1857–
Lettie Emily Mills
1858–1948
M B Mills
1860–
Seth L. Mills
1864–1959
Jacob G Mills
1866–1946

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 December 1845Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (18)

    +13 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    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.
    1828
    Age 6
    Historical Boundaries 1828: Washington, Arkansas Territory, United States 1836: Washington, Arkansas, United States
    1835 · The Hermitage is Built
    Age 13
    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Milles
    Mill
    Millis

    Sources (7)

    • Jacob Mills, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Jacob Mills, "Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944"
    • Mills in entry for Jacob Grant Mills, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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