Patience Amelia Stringfellow

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

The Life 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 in 1850. She died on 15 May 1938, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

Major Julius Mills
1839–1889
Patience Amelia Stringfellow
1839–1938
Marriage: 28 June 1866
Maria Gray Mills
1869–1893
Selena Mills
1872–1965
Robert Gill Mills
1875–1931
John Stringfellow Mills
1877–1891
Janie Catherine Mills
1881–1964
Lucia Rebecca Mills
1883–1946

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 June 1866
children

(6)

    Female1869–1893Female

    Selena Mills

    Female1872–1965Female

    Robert Gill Mills

    Male1875–1931Male

    John Stringfellow Mills

    Male1877–1891Male

    Female1881–1964Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Henry Stringfellow

    Male1812–1899Male

    Female1811–1902Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

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.
1865

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 (3)

  • 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"
  • Patience Mills, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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