Samuel Mills

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

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Mills was born on 31 May 1823, in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Mills Senior, was 36 and his mother, Mary Gosney, was 38. He died in 1889, at the age of 66, and was buried in Canada.

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Family Time Line

William Mills Senior
1787–1865
Mary Gosney
1785–1857
John Mills
1812–
Sarah Mills
1825–
William Mills Jnr
1814–1889
Martha Mills
1815–1843
Mary Mills
1817–
George Mills
1818–1824
Maria Mills
1820–1846
Robert Mills
1821–1895
Samuel Mills
1823–1889
Elizabeth Mills
1825–1847
Anne Mills
1827–1829
Charles Mills
1829–1869

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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

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 (5)

  • Samuel Mills, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Samuel Mills in household of William Mills, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Samuel Mills, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"

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