Martha Mills

Female16 August 1813–9 August 1876

Brief Life History of Martha

When Martha Mills was born on 16 August 1813, in Mill Creek Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas C Mills, was 52 and her mother, Lydia Cachel, was 31. She married Robert Greenwell on 10 March 1836, in Hamilton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Boone, Kentucky, United States in 1850 and Farmington Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1860. She died on 9 August 1876, in Farmington, Fulton, Illinois, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Farmington Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Greenwell
Martha Mills
Marriage: 10 March 1836
Josephine Greenwell
Elizabeth Greenwell
Thomas B. Greenwill
Robert Jr Greenwell
Esrom Scotthorn Greenwell
Susan Greenwell
Robert Clarence Greenwell

Sources (10)

  • Martha Greenwell in household of Robert Greenwell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha Mills, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Martha Mills Greenwell, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 March 1836Hamilton, Ohio, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Illinois is the 21st state.


    Age 14

    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Fulton, Illinois, United States

    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

    Age 17

    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

    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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