When John Mills was born on 25 February 1746, in Morristown, Morris, New Jersey, United States, his father, Capt. Timothy Mills, was 28 and his mother, Phoebe Margaret Lindsley, was 24. He married Chloe Wines on 10 November 1768, in Rockaway, Morris, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 23 September 1837, in Rockaway, Morris, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Morristown, Morris, New Jersey, United States.
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’.
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