Edna Mills

Female3 October 1905–21 June 1984

Brief Life History of Edna

When Edna Mills was born on 3 October 1905, in Posey, Indiana, United States, her father, Jennison Platt Mills, was 40 and her mother, Nettie Allyn, was 32. She had at least 1 daughter with Edgar Emerine. She lived in Black Township, Posey, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 June 1984, in Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Belle Fontaine Cemetery, Posey, Indiana, United States.

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Edgar Emerine
Edna Mills
Norma Jean Emerine

Sources (10)

  • Edna Emmerine in household of Edgar Emmerine, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edna Mills Emerine, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Edna Mills Emerine in entry for Edgar Emerine, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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Children (1)

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Siblings (3)

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 1

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.


Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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