Jess B. Mills

Brief Life History of Jess B.

When Jess B. Mills was born on 11 August 1899, in Saint John, Whitman, Washington, United States, his father, Aaron Holmes Mills, was 40 and his mother, Catherine Mirair Burris, was 39. He married Cora M Holtman on 3 July 1924, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States. He lived in Thornton, Whitman, Washington, United States in 1900. He died on 3 April 1941, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Saint John Cemetery, Saint John, Whitman, Washington, United States.

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Jess B. Mills
1899–1941
Cora M Holtman
1905–2006
Marriage: 3 July 1924

Sources (11)

  • Jesse Mills in household of Aaron H Mills, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jess Mills, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Jesse Mills, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1900 · Frederick Weyerhaeuser's Logging Business

Weyerhaeuser Company started with 900,000 acres of timberland, with barely 3 employees and a small office in Tacoma, Washington. It has grown to become one of the largest sustainable forest products companies in the world.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Mill 1, with excrescent -s added in post-medieval times. Compare Mullins , from a French equivalent of this name, and see also Milnes .

English: either a variant of Miles , a variant of Mill 2, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, or Myhill , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

Irish: this is usually the English name, especially in Ulster, but elsewhere in Ireland it was also adopted for the Gaelic topographic byname, an Mhuilinn ‘of the mill’.

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

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