Ralph Mills Sr

12 November 1898–8 February 1971 (Age 72)
Milton, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Ralph

When Ralph Mills Sr was born on 12 November 1898, in Milton, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Fred Wilbur Prescott Mills, was 22 and his mother, Anna L. Eaton, was 22. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Irene Isabella Weeks. He lived in Lanesborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1930 and Hudson, Columbia, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 8 February 1971, in Sanford, York, Maine, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Mills Sr
1898–1971
Irene Isabella Weeks
1905–1973
Ralph Mills Jr
1922–2000
Mary Mills
1924–1997
Ruth Mills
1925–1982
William Mills Sr
1927–1999
Joyce Mills
1930–1993
Arthur Mills
1937–2010

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Fred Wilbur Prescott Mills

    Male1876–1931Male

    Anna L. Eaton

    Female1876–1926Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1898–1971Male

    Agness B Mills

    Female1901–Female

    Clara May Mills

    Female1904–1979Female

    Norman W Mills

    Male1908–1990Male

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout

Age 7

In 1905, a fire lookout tower (among the first of its kind) was constructed in Piscataquis County on Squaw Mountain. Due to Maine's abundance of lumber and paper mills, it was essential that a system be developed to help spot fires as quickly as possible.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 20

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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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Sources (3)

  • Ralph Mills, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ralph Mills, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ralph Miller in household of Fred W Miller, "United States Census, 1900"

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