Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Mills

The first person in my tree with this surname is Catherine Mills.

My line is:

1 Lois Whimpey

2 Ivon Walter Whimpey (1923-2009)
3 Edith Jean Marr (1922-1990)

4 John Ernest Whimpey (1884-1960)
5 Ivy May Harley (1890-1959)

10 Alexander Alexander Harley (1866-1939)
11 Henrietta Louisa Russell (1865-1949)

22 Thomas Henry Russell (1844-1892)
23 Maria Louisa Doyle (1847-1925)

46 Thomas Doyle (1814-1886)
47 Catherine Mills (1818-1899)

I have already done a post about Catherine: 52 Ancestors (2014) #32 Catherine Mills. In summary, she was born 21 February 1818 and christened 11 September 1818 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. She was the daughter of Nathaniel Mills and Maria Allen.

Catherine married Thomas Doyle in 1844 at Kings Norton, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, and they had 8 children in England, before migrating to Australia in 1862.

Catherine died 16 November 1899 at Brunswick West, Victoria, Australia.

94 Nathaniel Mills (1784-1843)
95 Maria Allen (?-?)

I have also done a post about Nathaniel: 52 Ancestors #51 Nathaniel Mills. Nathaniel was christened 19 March 1784 at St Phillip, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He was the son of Nathaniel and Elizabeth Mills
.
He married Maria Allen on 23 January 1804 at St Bartholomew, Edgbaston, Warwickshire.
They had 11 children:
1. William Mills 1804-?
2. Elizabeth Mills 1805-?
3. James Gordon Mills 1808-1837
4. Nathaniel Mills 1810-1873
5. Ann Mills 1812-?
6. Maria Mills 1814-1890
7. Thomas Mills 1816-?
8. Catherine Mills 1818-1899
9. Sarah Mills 1820-1902
10. Henry Mills 1822-?
11. John Mills 1824-?

Nathaniel was buried 9 August 1843 at St Paul, Birmingham.

188 Nathaniel Mills (1747-1840)
189 Elizabeth (?-?)
Nathaniel was christened 27 Jun 1747 at Alverchurch, Worcester, England. He was the son of William Mills and Ann Madley. I haven’t yet found a marriage for Nathaniel and Elizabeth yet, so I don’t know her maiden surname. They had 5 children:
• Sarah Mills 1777-?
• Catherine Mills 1779-?
• Nathaniel Mills 1784-1843
• Catherine Mills 1784-?
• William Mills ?-?

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