Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Tombstone Tuesday - Milly C. Gill

Milly C.
Wife of
Wm. R. Gill
Mar. 1, 1821
July 13, 1894

Buried Bells Mines Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 28 September 2009.

W.R. Gill and his wife, Mildred “Milly” appear on the 1850 Union County, Kentucky census. Thereafter, Mildred appears only with her children.

In 1860, she was living in Crittenden County and is shown as a washerwoman with children James S., Henry C. and W.F. in her household. On the 1880 Union County census, Milly is listed as Malissa, age 59, and was living with her son, Henry C., a coal miner in Caseyville, and a grandchild, William W.

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