Robert Mills

Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Mills was born on 19 May 1877, in Wayne, Wayne, West Virginia, United States, his father, James Martin Mills, was 24 and his mother, Cynthia J. Napier, was 26. He lived in Stonewall District, Wayne, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1910, at the age of 33.

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James Martin Mills
Cynthia J. Napier
Mary Virginia Mills
Oliver E. Mills
Robert Mills
Charles Enslow "Charley" Mills
Archimades Mills
Jamison H Mills
Sarah J Mills
Bertie Mills
Lucian Monroe Mills

Sources (5)

  • Robert Mills in household of James M Mills, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Robert Miles, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
  • Robert Mills, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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.

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