Jacob DAVIES of Carvolth
Elizabeth VIVIAN
(Abt 1811-1889)


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Daniel Davison MILLS


  • Born: 18 Feb 1839, Crowan, Cornwall 2 3
  • Christened: 3 Feb 1840, Crowan, Cornwall 4
  • Married: 3 Jan 1858, Jo Daviess Co., IL, USA 1
  • Died: 26 Nov 1917, Brooklyn, Kings, NY, USA 3
  • Buried: 28 Nov 1917, Brookside Cemetery, Englewood, Bergen, NJ, USA 3

   Research Notes:

In 1870, Jane Mills (32) of England, keeping house, and husband Daniel Mills (35) of Vermont, carpenter, were living in North La Crosse Village, North La Crosse, Wisconsin. Present were sons: John (9) of Illinois, Frederick (7) and William (5), both born in Wisconsin.

In 1880, Jane Mills (41) of England, keeps house, and husband Daniel Mills (45) of Vermont, farmer, were living in Onalaska, La Crosse, Wisconsin. Present were children John (19) of Illinois, works in sawmill, and born in Wisconsin: Fred (17), at home, Sanford (8), Susie (3), Rollin (0), Kate (5), William (14) of Missouri

In 1900, Jane Mills (61) of England, widow, mother of 9 children (6 still living), was residing in Jackson Twp., Lee, Iowa. Present was son John D. (39) of Illinois, steam boat mate

In 1910, Jane Mills (70) of England, widow, was with her widowed sister Charity Stephens in Apple River, Jo Daviess, Illinois.


Jane Davis Mills, widowed, retired, born in England, daughter of John Davis & Jane Hill, died aged 78 years.



"Jane Davis Mills, second eldest daughter of John and Jane Davis, was born in Cornwall, England, and died Nov. 26th, 1917, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Walter B. Brown, Brooklyn, New York, aged 78 years, after a long and painful illness. She was the widow of Daniel D. Mills and is survived by three sons and one daughter, Fred Mills of Valley Alaska, Captain William Mills of Keokuk, Ia., Raleigh D. Mills of Toledo, Ohio, and the daughter at whose home she had lived the past year, and where she passed away. Three children preceded their mother in death, a son Sanfred who died in childhood, John the eldest son died four years ago and a daughter Mrs. Susan Mills Brown who died in January, 1916. Mrs. Mills came to this country at the age of eight years with her parents, sister and brother, making the trip in a sailing vessel and was six weeks making the voyage, settling at Apple River, Ill., where she was a pioneer resident for many years. After her marriage, she went to La Crosse, Wis., and after the death of her husband she again came to make Apple River her home, and although in the later years of her life she spent much time with her children at different places, she always considered Apple River her home. Besides her children she leaves to mourn her loss one sister, Mrs. Charity Stephens, also an old pioneer resident of this place, and three nieces, Miss Ruth Stephens, Mrs. Mary J. Roper, of Warren and Mrs. Emma M. McDonald of Rock City...."

Galena Weekly Gazette (Galena, IL), 20 Dec 1917, page 8, col.2 5

   Marriage Information:

Jane married Daniel Davison MILLS, son of Minard G. MILLS and Susan Elizabeth DAVISON, on 3 Jan 1858 in Jo Daviess Co., IL, USA 1. (Daniel Davison MILLS was born on 10 Sep 1835 in Vermont, USA 6 and died on 4 Oct 1881 in La Crosse, WI, USA 6.)


1 Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934, p. 160, no. 4.

2 Compiler, 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Feb 1839).

3 New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949, no. 22965.

4 Crowan Parish Registers, baptisms, p. 45, no. 356.

5 FindAGrave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=110623935&PIpi=80344282.

6 Ancestral File, 2FZ7-ZQG.

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