Clark Wickham Mills

19 February 1832–5 January 1887 (Age 54)
Goshen, Orange, New York, United States

The Life of Clark Wickham

When Clark Wickham Mills was born on 19 February 1832, in Goshen, Orange, New York, United States, his father, Shepherd Mills, was 30 and his mother, Huldah Dayton, was 31. He married Julia Sophia Coleman on 28 March 1860, in Essex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in New York, United States in 1870 and Pompton, Passaic, New Jersey, United States in 1880. He died on 5 January 1887, in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Newark Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clark Wickham Mills
Julia Sophia Coleman
Marriage: 28 March 1860
Clara Mills
Angelia Mills
Flora Mills
Clark W Mills
Archibald Baxter Mills
Julia Mills
Zopher D Mills
Cornelia Mills

Spouse and Children


    Julia Sophia Coleman


28 March 1860
Essex, New Jersey, United States


    Clara Mills



    Flora Mills


    Clark W Mills


    Archibald Baxter Mills


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World Events (8)

1834 · The City of Brooklyn is Incorporated

Age 2

An act of incorporation in 1834 turned the village and town of Brooklyn to the city of Brooklyn. The city was divided into nine wards.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

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.

Age 15

A battalion of volunteers from New Jersey assisted during the Mexican-American War. They were active from 1847 to 1848 and divided among four companies. The battalion assisted during the Battle of Contreras and the Battle of Churubusco.

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)

  • Clark W Mills in household of Sheppard Mills, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Clark W Mills, "New Jersey State Census, 1885"
  • C W Mills, "United States Census, 1880"

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