Christian A Mills

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Brief Life History of Christian A

When Christian A Mills was born in 1830, in Giles, Virginia, United States, his father, Joseph W. Mills, was 35 and his mother, Susanna Berger, was 43.

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Joseph W. Mills
1795–1885
Susanna Berger
1787–1873
Barbary Ann Mills
1821–1920
Martha Hopkins Mills
1822–1910
David Berger Mills
1824–1899
Christiana Adaline Mills
1826–1888
John W Mills
1828–1912
Mary Austin Mills
1830–1920
Christian A Mills
1830–
Christiana A. Mills
1830–

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    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 0

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1830 · The Oregon Trail

    Age 0

    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

    Age 14

    In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

    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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