Martha Mills

8 January 1850–
Drakesville, Davis, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Mills was born on 8 January 1850, in Drakesville, Davis, Iowa, United States, her father, John Mills, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Demonde Hall, was 33. She married Hyrum Mills in 1871, in Drakesville, Davis, Iowa, United States. She lived in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Mills
1850–
Martha Mills
1850–
Marriage: 1871

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1871Drakesville, Davis, Iowa, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 7
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    1863
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 31
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Milles
    Mill
    Millis

    Sources (4)

    • Martha Rolley in household of Geo Rolley, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Martha Mills in household of John G Mills, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Martha Mills - Pioneer Overland Travel

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