Saturday, December 29, 2012

Surname Saturday : Mills

The MILLS surname is in my maternal line.  The origins of the surname appear to be English.

Stories and history :

Ahnentafel # 119 : Hannah Mills (1833-1914).  Hannah was born January 9, 1833 in Morgan County, Indiana.  Hannah married August 11, 1855 in Monrovia, Morgan County, Indiana to Isaac S. Poe (1830-1909).  Isaac was born August 20, 1830 in Chatham County, North Carolina.  He served in Company E, 12th Indiana Infantry during the Civil War.  They raised 7 children in Morgan and Hamilton Counties, Indiana.  Isaac died November 20, 1909 in Norton, Norton County, Kansas.  Hannah died March 9, 1914 in Norton, Norton County, Kansas.

Ahnentafel # 238 : Henry Mills (1780-1833).  Henry was born March 31, 1780 in Guilford County, North Carolina.  Henry married January 10, 1810 in Jefferson County, Tennessee to Hannah Woodward (1790-1862).  Hannah was born September 3, 1790 in Guilford County, North Carolina.  They raised 10 children.  Hannah died June 22, 1862 in Morgan County, Indiana.  Henry died March 16, 1833 in Morgan County, Indiana.

Ahnentafel # 476 : Aaron Mills (1749-1794).  Aaron was born December 22, 1749 in Virginia.  Aaron married January 18, 1774 in Guilford County, North Carolina to Charity Mendenhall (1754-1836).  Charity was born January, 19, 1754 in Guilford County, North Carolina.  They raised 10 children.  Charity died February 19, 1836.  Aaron died December 15, 1794 in Guilford County, North Carolina.

Ahnentafel # 952 : Henry Mills (1720-1810).  Henry was born September 23, 1720 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.  Henry married January 18, 1740 in Virginia to Hannah Thornburg (1725-1791).  Hannah was born in 1725.  They raised 11 children.  Hannah died March 27, 1791 in Guilford County, North Carolina.  Henry died October 10, 1810 in Guilford County, North Carolina.

Ahnentafel # 1904 : John Mills (1688-1760).  John was born in 1688, probably in England.  John married in 1708 in Chester County, Pennsylvania to Rebecca ________. Rebecca was born circa 1688 and died in 1740 in Monocacy, Maryland.  They were the parents of 5 children. John married secondly in 1742 to Rebecca ________. They were the parents of 7 children.  John died November 24, 1760 in Guilford County, North Carolina.

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