Samuel Richard Mills

12 November 1915–9 February 2009 (Age 93)
Columbia, Wayne, Indiana, United States

The Life of Samuel Richard

When Samuel Richard Mills was born on 12 November 1915, in Columbia, Wayne, Indiana, United States, his father, Allen Mills, was 38 and his mother, Lena Grimes, was 28. He married Bernice Anna Johnson on 19 December 1937. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Orange, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Gary, Lake, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 9 February 2009, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville, Lake, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Richard Mills
Bernice Anna Johnson
Marriage: 19 December 1937
Judith Mills
Jacqueline Mills
Joanne Mills

Spouse and Children

19 December 1937


    Judith Mills


    Jacqueline Mills


    Joanne Mills


Parents and Siblings

    Allen Mills





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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 14

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 26

Japanese attack 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)

  • Samuel Mills, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Samuel Mills in household of Allen Mills, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samuel R Mills in household of Charles F Wininger, "United States Census, 1930"

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