Isabella Eveline Mills

1854–26 December 1928 (Age 75)
Westport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Isabella Eveline

When Isabella Eveline Mills was born in 1854, in Westport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Hezekiah Andrew Mills, was 34 and her mother, Mary Ann Griffiths, was 36. She married Andrew M. Henderson on 11 September 1872, in Westport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 26 December 1928, in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Andrew M. Henderson
Isabella Eveline Mills
Marriage: 11 September 1872
Percy Gelunrdus Henderson
Lola Mildred Henderson

Spouse and Children

11 September 1872
Westport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States


    Percy Gelunrdus Henderson


    Lola Mildred Henderson


Parents and Siblings

    Hezekiah Andrew Mills


    Mary Ann Griffiths




    Rebecca W. Mills


    Sarah Louise Mills


    Catherine Jane Mills


    Andrew Mills


    Edward Mills


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Land in Groton Given to US Navy for Navy Station

Age 14

In 1868, the State of Connecticut gave the Navy 112 acres of land along the Thames River. This became the location of the Naval Submarine Base. It was designed to hold 1,400 men and 20 submarines. During WWII it was expanded to 497 acres. 
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 21

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Isabella Mills in entry for Lola Mildred Henderson, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Isabel E. Mills in entry for Percy Gelunrdus Henderson, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Isabella Mills in entry for Lola Mildred Henderson, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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