Surname: Mills

Helen Todd Mills of Oakland CA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now MILLS, Helen Todd7, (Uel6, Oliver5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 8, 1825, married Jan. 15, 1851, Niles Mills, who was born April 11, 1822, died Nov. 24, 1874. She lives in Oakland, Calif. Children: I. Edward Carleton, b. Feb. 5, 1852. He is a machinist. Lives in San Francisco, Calif. II. George Todd, b. Oct. 23, 1854. Auditor of V. & T., & C. & C. Railroads. Lives in Carson, Nev. III. Easton, b. April 17, 1857, he is a farmer, lives in San Luis, Calif. IV. Albert Uel, b. Oct. 10, 1858; he too is a farmer, lives in San Luis,...

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Flora C. Todd Mills of Rodman NY

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now MILLS, Flora C. Todd8, (John7, Daniel6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Sept. 6, 1855, married Charles Mills, and now (1913) resides in Rodman, N. Y. Their children were all born in Dallas, Texas. Children: I. Grover, d. when 4 or 5 years of age. II. Deo, he was a mail carrier in Dallas, Tex. III. Leo, is in business in Dallas,...

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Mills, Doratha Mae “Dottie” – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Doratha Mae “Dottie” Mills 76, of Baker City, died May 19, 2005, at her home. There will be a family service later at Ft. Laramie, Wyo. She will be buried in Wyoming alongside her mother and sister. She was born on Dec. 19, 1928, at Ft. Laramie, Wyo., to Orville E. and Doratha Knott Mills. She attended high school at Coos Bay and homesteaded at Big Piney, Wyo. She worked as a bartender in Sweet Home. She had gardening and houseplant skills and loved smelling freshly turned earth ready for planting — anything. Food first if money is tight, then flowers if you can afford them. She always knew just what to grow where and what to fertilize it with and how to talk to it! She had cooking skills and knew just how to make $5 a day stretch into some pretty good meals. How to look in the cupboard and “see” what to put together. Where someone else saw a can of soup, she taught her children to make a meal for four. Her children are considered to be pretty good cooks and can set a nice table thanks to the endless hours they spent watching her whip something up. They say they will never be able to make a sour cream raisin pie...

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Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

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Biography of Isaac Mills

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now ISAAC MILLS – Descended from a sterling New England ancestry, Isaac Mills was born in Southwick, Massachusetts, January 29, 1826, the son of John Mills; who was a notable figure in that region and the State, and served as United States District Attorney and State Senator. Isaac Mills attended the private schools of Mr. Lawton and Mr. Lombard, where many leading citizens received their early training. For a time he also attended Monson Academy, but was not graduated from that institution. He entered business life as a railroad clerk in the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad office at Bridgeport, Connecticut. From that position he went to Scranton, Pennsylvania, remaining for a time, and later returned to Springfield, to which his father had removed when Isaac was but ten years old. In Springfield he became a junior partner in the firm of Deane, Packard & Mills, car builders. About that time Mr. Mills married Ann L. Palmer, the oldest daughter of Edward Palmer, a prominent man of his day. Mr. Palmer was the manager of transportation from Springfield to Hartford, and captain of the steamboat “John Cooley.” in 1831. In 1846 he sold out his steamboat interest to the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, and bought an interest in the coal business with...

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Biographical Sketch of Ander Mills

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Ander Mills deceased, was born May 6, 1814, in Massachusetts. At the age of sixteen years he left home, and traveled extensively in different States. In Missouri, in 1852, he married Miss Ruth A. Ripper, and immediately started across the plains to California, with an ox team. In this State he first took up about 3,000 acres of Government land, on which he herded cattle for twenty years with considerable profit. In 1874, his health failing, he came to Southern California and bought 320 acres in the Westminster colony. His children were: Julia, wife of George McCormac; Maria, deceased; Amanda, deceased; Jane, wife of James Young; Abram, deceased; Frank and George H. The two last mentioned, the only surviving sons, are now in possession of the Westminster farm. George married Miss Eliza Barker, a native of California, and they have a daughter named Myrtie. The subject of this sketch died March 3, 1890, and his wife had died previously, in...

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