Slave Narrative of Francis Bridges

Person Interviewed: Francis Bridges Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Place of Birth: Red River County, Texas Date of Birth: 1864 Age: 73 Occupatio I was born in Red River County, Texas in 1864, and that makes me 73 years old. I had myself 75, and I went to my white folks and they counted it un



Biography of Hon. Thomas G. Mills

HON. THOMAS G. MILLS. This very successful farmer and stockraiser of Shannon County, Missouri, is a native of Rutherford County, N. C., where he was born in 1833 to Calvin and Margaret (Jackson) Mills, who were also born in that State and county. When the subject of this sketch was two or three years old



Biography of Z. C. Mills

Z.C. MILLS. – Z.C. Mills of Seattle, Washington is a native of the Empire state, and was born in 1834. While yet in his boyhood, his parents moved to Illinois, where he grew to manhood and received his education. After he had reached his majority, he engaged in business with his father. He was successful;



Biography of George W. Mills

A self-made man who has not despised the day of small things, and who has used obstacles as stepping-stones to higher successes, has a right to regard his advancement with pride. It is comparatively easy for a man of reasonably good ability to achieve a business success on capital borrowed or inherited, but it requires



Biographical Sketch of George McKim Mills

Mills, George McKim; see ‘y E. F. Houseman Co.; born, Cleveland, Aug. 11, 1881; son of F. C. and Anna M. McKim Mills; educated, Cleveland public and Central High School and Case School of Applied Science; married, Cleveland, Sept. 4, 1912, Iris Ethel Weiner; sec’y the E. F. Horseman Co.; member The Cleveland Engineering Society;



Mills, Robert E. – Obituary

Summerville, Oregon Robert E. Mills, known as Bob, 26, of Weston and formerly of Summerville, died Nov. 26 at the St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla. Funeral services are planned for Dec. 2 at the Weston-McEwen High School gym in Athena with Pastor Quinton Kimbrow of the Wesley and Weston United Methodist Church officiating.



J. P. Mills, Jr.

Sergt., H. A. School in France; of Iredell County; son of J. P., Sr., and Mrs. J. P. Mills. Entered service May 25, 1917, at Mooresville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Caswell. Sailed for France Sept. 26, 1918. Returned to USA March 30, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April 1, 1919.



Henry A. Mills

Phrcst. Mate, 2nd Class (Navy); of Iredell County; son of M. J. P. Mills. Entered service May 21, 1917, at Mooresville, N.C. Sent to Charleston, S. C., transferred to Marine Barracks, Philadelphia, Pa. Attached to 6th Marines and sailed with them to France Oct. 31, 1917. Served at Naval Base No. 1 at Brest, France.



Oscar R. Mills

Capt., Co. D, 30th Div., 115th M. G. Btn.; of Iredell County; son of G. C. and Mrs. Laura Mills. Husband of Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Mills. Entered service June 25, 1916, at Statesville, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Promoted to rank of 1st Lt. before



Fred J. Mills

Of Concord, enrolled May 23, 1918, in U. S. N. R. F. Called to active duty on above date at Hampton Roads, Va. Served six months on U. S. S. Mississippi as signal seaman. Transferred from the Mississippi to U. S. S. Levatha, making six trips across. Released from active service July 10, 1919.



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