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.

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Family Time Line

William Mills
Mary Garney or (Gosney)
Robert Mills
Samuel Mills
Eliabeth Mills
Charles Mills
Sarah Mills

Parents and Siblings

    William Mills


    Mary Garney or (Gosney)






    Eliabeth Mills


    Charles Mills


    Sarah Mills


World Events (8)


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.

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.

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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

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