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.
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’.