Mildred Alice Read

28 March 1841–22 January 1931 (Age 89)
Cooper, Missouri, United States

The Life of Mildred Alice

When Mildred Alice Read was born on 28 March 1841, in Cooper, Missouri, United States, her father, Samuel Read, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Harris, was 23. She married Joseph Whitfield Mundell on 23 January 1862, in Cooper, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Centerville Township, Linn, Kansas, United States for about 20 years and Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States in 1910. She died on 22 January 1931, at the age of 89, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Centerville, Linn, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Whitfield Mundell
1828–1903
Mildred Alice Read
1841–1931
Marriage: 23 January 1862
William Stanton Mundell
1862–1943
Frances Maude Mundell
1864–1965
Alice May Mundell
1866–1961
Marietta Virginia Mundell
1868–1935
George Adelbert Mundell
1873–1873
Clyde Austin Mundell
1877–1926

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Whitfield Mundell

    Male1828–1903Male

    Female1841–1931Female

MARRIAGE
23 January 1862
Cooper, Missouri, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Read

    Male1809–1865Male

    Elizabeth Harris

    Female1817–1860Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

Age 19

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1865

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Middle English re(a)d ‘red’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, from an unattested Old English rīed, rȳd ‘woodland clearing’. 3. habitational name from various places: Read in Lancashire, the name of which is a contracted form of Old English rǣghēafod, from rǣge ‘female roe deer’, ‘she-goat’ + hēafod ‘head(land)’; Rede in Suffolk, so called from Old English hrēod ‘reeds’; or Reed in Hertfordshire, so called from an Old English ryhð ‘brushwood’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Millie A Mundell in household of Charles E Holstein, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Milly Reed in household of Samuel Reed, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Milly Mundell in household of J W Mundell, "United States Census, 1880"

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