Samuel Mills

31 May 1823–1889 (Age 65)
Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Samuel

Samuel Mills was born on 31 May 1823, in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom as the son of William Mills and Mary Garney or (Gosney). He died in 1889, at the age of 66, and was buried in Canada.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Mills
Mary Garney or (Gosney)
1787–1857
Robert Mills
1821–1895
Samuel Mills
1823–1889
Eliabeth Mills
1825–
Charles Mills
1829–1869
Sarah Mills
1831–

Parents and Siblings

    William Mills

    MaleMale

    Mary Garney or (Gosney)

    Female1787–1857Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1821–1895Male

    Male1823–1889Male

    Eliabeth Mills

    Female1825–Female

    Charles Mills

    Male1829–1869Male

    Sarah Mills

    Female1831–Female

World Events (8)

1830

Age 7

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 10

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1843

Age 20

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Mills in household of William Mills, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Samuel Mills, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Samuel Mills - Memory of Someone: Memory of a relative: burial: 1889; Canada

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.