Eliza Mills

27 February 1839–10 April 1921 (Age 82)
Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Mills was born on 27 February 1839, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Mills, was 22 and her mother, Amelia Butterworth, was 20. She married William Watkin Jones on 10 June 1864. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died on 10 April 1921, in Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 82, and was buried in Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia.

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Family Time Line

William Watkin Jones
1833–1872
Eliza Mills
1839–1921
Marriage: 10 June 1864
Sarah Jones
1866–1946
Amelia Stammers Jones
1867–1876
Ada Eliza Jones
1869–1873
John Alexander Stammers Jones
1870–1933
Ina Emily Corbert
1883–1886

Spouse and Children

    William Watkin Jones

    Male1833–1872Male

    Female1839–1921Female

MARRIAGE
10 June 1864
children

(5)

    Female1866–1946Female

    Amelia Stammers Jones

    Female1867–1876Female

    Ada Eliza Jones

    Female1869–1873Female

    John Alexander Stammers Jones

    Male1870–1933Male

    Ina Emily Corbert

    Female1883–1886Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 3

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
1843

Age 4

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1867

Age 28

End of transportation to Western Australia.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: variant of Mill 1.2 English: either a metronymic form of Mill 2, or a variant of Miles .3 Irish: in Ulster this is the English name, but elsewhere in Ireland it may be a translation of a Gaelic topographic byname, an Mhuilinn ‘of the mill’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eliza in entry for Henry Phillip Corbett, "Australia Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005"
  • Eliza in entry for Henry Phillip Corbett, "Australia, New South Wales, Cemetery, Military, and Church Record Transcripts, 1816-1982"
  • Eliza Mills in entry for Amelia Stammers Jones, "Australia Miscellaneous Genealogical Records, 1776-1980"

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