Francis Asbury Mills

5 September 1829–14 June 1902 (Age 72)
Franklin, Ohio, United States

The Life of Francis Asbury

Francis Asbury Mills was born on 5 September 1829, in Franklin, Ohio, United States as the son of Peter Mills and Mrs. Mills. He married Ruth Ann Talley about 1855. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Nebraska, United States in 1880 and Ainsworth, Brown, Nebraska, United States in 1885. He died on 14 June 1902, in Butte, Boyd, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Bassett Memorial Park, Bassett, Rock, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Asbury Mills
1829–1902
Ruth Ann Talley
1838–1904
Marriage: about 1855
William Henry Mills
1856–1883
Robert Talley Mills
1857–1925
Peter Riley Mills
1859–1947
James Wallace Mills
1860–
Sarah Lucina Mills
1862–1933
Lewis Edward Mills
1864–1889
Columbia Ann Mills
1866–1945
Francis Clayton Mills
1868–1870
Mary Adelaid Mills
1870–1956
Benjamin Norman Mills
1872–1942
Ernest Elmer Mills
1875–1958
Samuel Emerson Mills
1877–1945
Ella Elvina Mills
1879–1960
Grant Walter Mills
1881–1895

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1855
children

(14)

    William Henry Mills

    Male1856–1883Male

    Robert Talley Mills

    Male1857–1925Male

    Male1859–1947Male

    James Wallace Mills

    Male1860–Male

    Female1862–1933Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1801–1884Male

    Mrs. Mills

    Female–1834Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1829–1902Male

    Wallace Mills

    Male1830–1893Male

    Charles W. Mills

    Male1831–1893Male

    William B Mills

    Male1833–Male

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 7

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 31

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

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)

  • Francis A Mills, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • Francis Mills, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Francis A Mills, "United States Census, 1880"

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