Jacob Mills

Male6 February 1822–1865

Brief Life History 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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Jacob Mills
Edith Lewis
Marriage: 18 December 1845
Moses Mills
Benjamin Franklin Mills
Sarah Elizabeth Mills
Enos Pleasant Mills
Tolbert F Mills
Lettie Emily Mills
M B Mills
Seth L. Mills
Jacob Grant Mills

Sources (7)

  • Jacob Mills, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jacob Mills, "Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944"
  • Jacob Mills, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 December 1845Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (9)

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    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.


    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.

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