Vadis Mills

1896–
Fayette, Alabama, United States

The Life of Vadis

When Vadis Mills was born in 1896, in Fayette, Alabama, United States, his father, David Crockett Robert Mills, was 44 and his mother, Martha Frances Berryhill, was 41.

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Family Time Line

David Crockett Robert Mills
1852–1924
Martha Frances Berryhill
1855–
Caroline Mills
1865–1941
Belle Dora Mills
1885–
James E. Mills
1873–
Mary Jane Mills
1874–1965
Columbus Vanburen Mills
1875–1933
Martin Van Buren Mills
1880–
William Pope Mills
1884–1961
Effie Lou Mills
1887–1953
Minnie Lee Mills
1890–
Willis Franklin Mills
1895–
Vadis Mills
1896–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Caroline Mills

    Female1865–1941Female

    James E. Mills

    Male1873–Male

    Female1874–1965Female

    Columbus Vanburen Mills

    Male1875–1933Male

    Martin Van Buren Mills

    Male1880–Male

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 0

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 16

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: variant of Mill 1.2 English: either a metronymic form of Mill 2, or a variant of Miles .3 Irish: in Ulster this is the English name, but elsewhere in Ireland it may be a translation of a Gaelic topographic byname, an Mhuilinn ‘of the mill’.

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

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