Mary Ann Mills

21 December 1827–19 February 1900 (Age 72)
Delaware, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Mills was born on 21 December 1827, in Delaware, New York, United States, her father, Minor Mills, was 31 and her mother, Hannah Martha Wood, was 29. She married Alexander Kearns on 5 October 1848, in Williams, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in St. Joseph Township, Williams, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Bedford Township, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States in 1870. She died on 19 February 1900, in Nemaha, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Auburn, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Kearns
Mary Ann Mills
Marriage: 5 October 1848
Hannah Lavina Kearns
Mary M Kearns
Thomas Kearns
John Alexander Kearns
Sarah Kearns
Eva Ida Kearns

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1848Williams, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    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 9
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    Age 28
    Historical Boundaries: 1855: Nemaha, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Nemaha, Nebraska, United States

    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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    Sources (7)

    • Mary Ann Kearns in household of Alexander Kearns, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Ann Miller, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Mary A Kerns in household of Alexander Kerns, "United States Census, 1870"

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