Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Tombstone Tuesday - J.W. Mills

J.W. Mills
born in
Bainbridge, NY
Dec. 27, 1819
Died in
Smithland, Ky
Dec. 26, 1865

Buried Smithland Cemetery, Livingston County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 10 August 2017.

James W. Mills married Miss Julia Ann Katz 11 November 1840.[1] They are found on the 1850 and 1860 Livingston County census records. J.W. Mills was listed as a merchant in 1860.[2] Following the death of J.W. Mills in 1865, his widow, Julia, and children moved to Paducah, where they were enumerated on the 1870 census.[3]

Julia Ann (Katz) Mills died in Memphis in 1882 and is buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Paducah. [4]

[1] Joyce McCandless Woodyard. Livingston County, Kentucky Marriage Records Including Marriages of Freedmen Vol. II (Aug 1839-Dec 1871), (Evansville, IN: Evansville Bindery, 1994) 11.
[2] 1860 Livingston County, KY census, Roll M653_382, p. 275, Ancestry.com.
[3] 1870 McCracken County, KY census, Paducah, Roll M593_487, p. 182B, Ancestry.com.
[4] Find A Grave Memorial #84224462, Julia Ann Mills.

Published 31 July 2018, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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