Orilla Heald

19 December 1812–19 December 1899 (Age 87)
Detroit, Somerset, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Orilla

When Orilla Heald was born on 19 December 1812, in Detroit, Somerset, Maine, United States, her father, Nathan Heald, was 29 and her mother, Ann Martin, was 22. She married Robert B. Mills in 1833, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 19 December 1899, in Palmyra, Somerset, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Palmyra, Somerset, Massachusetts, United States.

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Robert B. Mills
Orilla Heald
Marriage: 1833
Mahala Mills
Vesta Ann Mills
Emery Temple Mills
Angeline F Mills
Gilbert Ellis Mills
John F. Mills
Warren B. Mills
George Washington Mills
Robert W. Mills

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  • Marriage
    1833Maine, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 7
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 8
    Historical Boundaries: 1812: Somerset, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Somerset, Maine, United States
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 24
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived on or near a hillside, from Middle English helde, hilde, hulde ‘slope’ (Old English hælde).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (21)

    • Orrilla Mills in household of Robert B Mills, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Orvilla Heald in entry for John F Mills, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
    • Arvilla Mills in household of Robert B Mills, "United States Census, 1850"

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