Jonathan Mills

about 1808–22 September 1864 (Age 56)
Pendleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jonathan

When Jonathan Mills was born about 1808, in Pendleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Richard Mills, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Boardman, was 25. He married Amelia Catterall on 10 April 1836, in Eccles, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 22 September 1864, in Wellington, Hillier, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 56, and was buried in Wellington, Hillier, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Mills
Amelia Catterall
Marriage: 10 April 1836
Sarah Ann Mills
James Hammond Mills
Richard Mills
George William Young Mills
Mary Emily Mills
Mary C Mills
Mary Emily Mills

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1836Eccles, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1812 · Manchester Food Riots
    Age 4
    The Manchester Food Riots started on April 18, 1812, in Shudehill. The main focus was on the potato market. By 3pm, calvary and infantry soldiers began patrolling the streets and breaking up the crowds.
    Age 7
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    Age 15
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    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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    Story Highlight

    John Mills conversion and immigration

    John Mills was born in 1806 in Lancashire, England. He married Amelia Catterall and they are listed in nFS with one child, Richard, born 1843 in Lancashire. Amelia converted to the LDS Church and wa …

    Sources (21)

    • Jonathan Mills, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Unknown in entry for Richard Mills, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • John Mills, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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