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. Served four months with Evacuation French Hospital No. 49. Returned to USA March 26, 1919. Mustered out at Norfolk, Va., May 12, 1919.
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 going to France. Commissioned to Capt. Oct. 25, 1918. Was in all engagements with 115th M. G. Served on Mexican border from Sept. 1, 1916, to Feb. 1, 1917. Returned to USA March 22, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 22, 1919.
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.
Washington Todd6, (John5, John4, John3, John2, Christopher1) born Aug. 11, 1774, died April 4, 1819, married Charlotte Mills. He resided in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut. Children: 542. Sallie Todd, d. when about two years of age. 543. Samuel Mills Todd, b. Feb. 21, 1801. 544. William Todd, m. (1) Prudence Miller; (2) Eliza Lyon. 545. Eliza Todd, married first, (???) Lounsbury; second, John Call Patchen. Children by John C. Patchen: I. John Seymour Patchen, b. 1837, m. Gertrude(???)and had issue: (1) Gertrude Patchen, b. 1885; (2) Grace Patchen, b. 1891. II. Andrew Patchen, b. 1835, m. Elizabeth(???)had issue: (1) Nellie Patchen,
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
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, Tex.
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
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.
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
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,