Elizabeth Mills

7 March 1839–7 June 1937 (Age 98)
Douglas, Isle of Man

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Mills was born on 7 March 1839, in Douglas, Isle of Man, her father, John Mills, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Hall, was 22. She married Lyman Smith Hutchings on 22 January 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1853 and lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1900 and Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1928. She died on 7 June 1937, in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Centerville City Cemetery, Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas William Whitaker
Elizabeth Mills
Marriage: 17 March 1858
Samuel Thomas Whitaker
Elizabeth Emily Mills Whitaker
John Mills Whitaker
Susan Johanna Whitaker
Mary Alice Whitaker
Joseph James Whitaker
Josephine Whitaker
Sarah Evelyn Whitaker
George Alma Whitaker
Grace Mabel Whitaker
Walter Eugene Whitaker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 March 1858Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · Fire Causes $1.5 Million in Damages
    Age 9
    """A fire in September of 1848 caused an estimated $1.5 million in damages to the city of Brooklyn. The fire consumed """"three churches, the post office, two newspaper offices, and other property."""""""
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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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    Elizabeth Mills Whitaker

    ELIZABETH MILLS Elizabeth was born March 7, 1839 at Douglas, Isle of Mann which then belonged to Ireland. When she was two years old she had a severe case of measles which caused her to be totall …

    Sources (91)

    • E in entry for Walter E Whitaker, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
    • Elizabeth Whitaker in household of George Halverson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Elizabeth Mills in entry for Samuel Thomas Whitaker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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