Hazel G. Mills

15 February 1888–10 February 1953 (Age 65)
Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Hazel G.

When Hazel G. Mills was born on 15 February 1888, in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Asa A. Mills, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Godley, was 25. She married Winward Prescott on 3 November 1909, in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1910 and Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1930. She died on 10 February 1953, in Santa Barbara, California, United States, at the age of 64.

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Winward Prescott
Hazel G. Mills
Marriage: 3 November 1909
Elizabeth Prescott
Winward Prescott Jr.

Spouse and Children

3 November 1909
Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States


    Elizabeth Prescott


    Winward Prescott Jr.


Parents and Siblings


    Sarah Elizabeth Godley




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 3

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Hazel Prescott in household of W Prescott, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hazel M Prescott in household of Winward Prescott, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hazel Prescott in household of Asa Mills, "United States Census, 1920"

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