John Ransome Mills

John Ransome Mills

Berrien County, Michigan, USA
Death 4 Dec 1916 (aged 70)
Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana, USA
Burial Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 109765772 · View Source
Suggest Edits

son of Alfred Mills b. NY & Elizabeth St. John b. NY

John R. Mills m. Sarah L. Kelley 12 Feb 1868 Porter Co., IN


Funeral services over the remains of John R. Mills were conducted this afternoon in the Baptist church, with Rev. John W. Newsom officiating. A great concourse of old friends and relatives of the deceased assembled for the last sad rites. Honorary pallbearers for the Grand Army were Joseph Zea, A. W. Lytle, C. C. Budd, W. L. Hicks, James Bell and J. N. Finney. E. S. Keene, George Wade and Perry Peer were active pallbearers representing the church, Bert Wise, Matthew Brown and Ray Tuthill acted for the Sons of Veterans.

Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Smith of LaGrange, Ill., and Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Smith and Gordon Mills of Chicago, were the relatives present from a distance. Interment was in Maplewood cemetery.

Source: The Porter County Vidette, Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana; December 6, 1916; Page 1, Column 5

obit submitted by Steve Shook

Porter Co., IN death transcriptions
father-Alfred Mills b. NY
mother Elizabeth St. John b. NY
Maplewood Cemetery

Family Members

Sponsored by Ancestry



  • Created by: Alana Knochel Bauman
  • Added: 30 Apr 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 109765772
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Ransome Mills (23 May 1846–4 Dec 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 109765772, citing Maplewood Cemetery, Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Alana Knochel Bauman (contributor 47076457) .