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George Mills
(Bef 1748-Abt 1829)
Mary Jarvis
(Abt 1749-1840)
John Martin
(Abt 1785-1866)
Ann Stains
(Abt 1787-1881)
Samuel Mills
(Bef 1794-1863)
Charlotte Martin
(Bef 1815-1892)

John Mills
(1852-1928)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Caroline Coleman

John Mills

  • Born: 2 Mar 1852, Kingsnorth, Kent, England 2 3
  • Christened: 18 Apr 1852, Kingsnorth, Kent, England
  • Marriage: Caroline Coleman on 12 Jun 1880 in Congregational Chapel, Ashford, Kent, England 1
  • Died: 26 Dec 1928, Old Mill Cottage, Kingsnorth, Kent, England aged 76 4 5

bullet   Cause of his death was Influenca and Pneumonia.

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bullet  General Notes:

He worked as a thatcher and Hay Trusser. For the latter part of his life, certainly after the death of his wife, he lived with his youngest daughter, Daisy, in the 'Old Mill', a converted windmill at Kingsnorth. This is still standing (1985).
Had 13 children altogether of which 4 died young. 6

bullet  Medical Notes:

A(lfred) Mills son, present at death

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Census UK: Scholar, aged 9, 1861, Nr. Queens Head Inn, Kingsnorth, Kent. 7

Census UK: Ag. Lab., aged 19, 1871, Gooseberry Bottle House, Kingsnorth, Kent, England. 8

Census UK: Hay Trusser & Ag Labourer, aged 28, 1881, Pound Green, Kingsnorth, Kent, England. 9

Census UK: Ag. Lab., aged 39, 1891, Taylor Farm, Kingsnorth, Kent, England. 10

Census UK: Trusser & Thatcher on Farm, aged 49, 1901, Houghton Cottage, Kingsnorth, Kent, England. 11

Census UK: Hay Trusser on Farm, aged 59, Mar, 1911, New Mill Cottage, Kingsnorth, Kent, England. 12


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John married Caroline Coleman, daughter of Jesse Coleman and Sarah Cork, on 12 Jun 1880 in Congregational Chapel, Ashford, Kent, England.1 (Caroline Coleman was born on 22 Jan 1857 in Waltham, Kent, England 2 13 and died on 9 Apr 1922 in Old Mill Cottage, Kingsnorth, Kent, England 14.) The cause of her death was Acute Bronchitis.


bullet  Marriage Notes:

John was 28 and Caroline was 24.
Witnesses present where Daniel Mills, John's brother and Charlotte Coleman. Caroline lived at 13 Church Villas and her father was Jesse Coleman, Labourer.

Samuel Mills was deceased but was a Grazier according to the marriage certificate.

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Sources


1 Marriage Certificate, Marriage Jun Q 1880 W. Ashford, Vol 2a, page 1058.

2 Birth Certificate.

3 FreeBMD, West Ashford district, Mar Q 1852, vol 2a, p.467.

4 Death Certificate held by Graham & Sandy Goldsmith.

5 FreeBMD, Age 76, West Ashford, Vol 2a, page 1115, Dec Q 1928.

6 Graham Goldsmith, "Ralph Lewis Mills Corres.".

7 1861 Census - 7 Apr 1861, RG9/513, fol.72, p.3.

8 1871 Census - 2/3 Apr 1871, RG10/959, fol.135, p.8.

9 1881 Census - 3/4 Apr 1881, RG11/0948, fol.76, p.23.

10 1891 Census - 5/6 Apr 1891, RG12/700, fol.134, p.10.

11 1901 Census - 31 Mar/1 Apr 1901, RG13/784, Fol.54, p.2.

12 (On www.findmypast.com).

13 FreeBMD.

14 Death Certificate held by Graham & Sandy Goldsmith, Jun Q 1922, West Ashford, 2a, 1075, aged 66.


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