Patience Amelia Stringfellow

11 August 1839–15 May 1938 (Age 98)
Chester, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Patience Amelia

When Patience Amelia Stringfellow was born on 11 August 1839, in Chester, South Carolina, United States, her father, Robert Henry Stringfellow, was 27 and her mother, Maria Catherine Gray, was 27. She married Major Julius Mills on 28 June 1866. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Chester, Chester, South Carolina, United States for about 60 years. She died on 15 May 1938, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

Major Julius Mills
Patience Amelia Stringfellow
Marriage: 28 June 1866
Maria Gray Mills
Selena Mills
Robert Gill Mills
John Stringfellow Mills
Janie Catherine Mills
Lucia Rebecca Mills

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+1 More Child

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+4 More Children

World Events (8)

Age 7
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
Age 21
In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.
Age 26
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): nickname for a powerful man, Middle English streng ‘mighty’, ‘strong’ + felaw ‘fellow’ ( see Fellows ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (4)

  • Patience A Mills, "United States Census, 1910"
  • P A Stringfellow in household of R H Stringfellow, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Patience Stringfellow in household of R H Stringfellow, "United States Census, 1860"

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