Harrison Mills

27 January 1840–
Middlebury, Addisn, Vt.

The Life of Harrison

When Harrison Mills was born on 27 January 1840, his father, Schuyler R. Mills, was 32 and his mother, Mary Ann Dewey, was 34. He married Ellen L. Pond on 31 January 1866, in Middlebury, Addison, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Middlebury, Addison, Vermont, United States in 1870 and New Haven, Addison, Vermont, United States for about 30 years.

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Family Time Line

Harrison Mills
Ellen L. Pond
Marriage: 31 January 1866
Nellie W. Mills
Mabel W. Mills
William Frank Mills

Spouse and Children


    Ellen L. Pond


31 January 1866
Middlebury, Addison, Vermont, United States



    Mabel W. Mills


    William Frank Mills




Parents and Siblings

    Schuyler R. Mills





World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 24

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 32

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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’.

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Sources (3)

  • Harrison Mills in household of Ira Pond, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Harrison Mills in household of S R Mills, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Harrison Mills in household of Schuyler Mills, "United States Census, 1850"

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