John Mills

Male25 February 1746–23 September 1837

Brief Life History of John

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.

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Family Time Line

John Mills
Chloe Wines
Marriage: 10 November 1768
Silas Mills
Ruth Mills
David L. Mills
Ezra Mills
Phebe Mills
Huldah Mills
Jonas Mills
Elizabeth Mills
Henry B Mills

Sources (21)

  • John Mills in entry for Hulda Mills, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • John Mills, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1678-1985"
  • John Mills in entry for David Mills, "New Jersey, Deaths, 1670-1988"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 November 1768Rockaway, Morris, New Jersey, United States
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (6)


    Age 30

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 31

    Post office est. Oct 5, 1777

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 48

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    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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