William Andrew Mills

18 April 1852–15 January 1940 (Age 87)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The Life of William Andrew

When William Andrew Mills was born on 18 April 1852, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, his father, Andrew Mills Jr., was 29 and his mother, Caroline Delia Wood, was 24. He married Lucy Denning Wharff on 22 April 1874, in California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Vallejo Township, Sonoma, California, United States for about 30 years and Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United States in 1930. He died on 15 January 1940, in Alturas, Modoc, California, United States, at the age of 87.

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William Andrew Mills
Lucy Denning Wharff
Marriage: 22 April 1874
Lucy Olive Mills
Harry David Mills
Caroline Nellie Mills
Florence Belinda Mills
Percy Albert Mills
Grace Vallejo Mills

Spouse and Children

22 April 1874
California, United States



    Harry David Mills


    Caroline Nellie Mills


    Florence Belinda Mills


    Percy Albert Mills


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 15

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 23

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became 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)

  • W A Mills in household of Andrew Mills, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Tom Andrew Mills, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Andrew Mills in household of Belinda Florence Mills, "United States Census, 1930"

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