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Hannah <I>Thatcher</I> Mills

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Hannah Thatcher Mills

Birth
England
Death
25 Feb 1917 (aged 92)
Brooktondale, Tompkins County, New York, USA
Burial
Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, USA GPS-Latitude: 42.465588, Longitude: -76.477695
Plot
Lot 6 Sec I Grave 3
Memorial ID
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Brookton, Feb. 27. -Mrs. Hannah Mills, widow of the late E. H. Mills, died Saturday at her home in Brookton, at the advanced age of 93 years.*
Mrs. Mills was one of Brookton's oldest and most respected citizens and a remarkable woman.
She enoyed very good health, and had all
her faculties up to the last.
She was a great reader, and kept herselt
posted on all the current events and
liked to converse upon them.
Mrs. Mills was enthusiastic in the temperance movement and a member of the W. C. T.U. and Ladies' Aid society.
"Beautiful toiler-thy work all done;
Beautiful soul into glory gone:
Beautiful life
with its crown now
won:
God giveth thee rest."
Funeral services Wednesday morn-
ing at 11 o'clock, Mr. Bogardus officiating.
Burial at Pleasant Grove.
Undated and unattributed scrapbook clipping
*Note discrepancy in dates/age
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Hannah (Thatcher) Eastman Mills, born 21 May 1824, England, died 25 Feb 1917, Brookton, NY.
Second wife of Edward H. Mills, married 30 Dec 1896 and step-mother to Emily.
Active member of Brookton Congregational Church, Ladies Aid Society and Women's Christian Temperance Union.

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Temperance Activity
The temperance movement was a significant cultural phenomena of the mid 1800's to the early 1900's, and was particularly strong among the religious communities of upstate NY. There was significant overlap between members of the temperance movement and those supporting suffrage, and before that, abolition. Emily, Hannah and Ellen were all active in temperance.
Information from The Family of Edward H. Mills of Brooktondale New York by Adam Smith licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

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State census information:
1905 NYS Caroline Mills Hannah 87 England English House work
1910 US Caroline Town Mills Hannah 85 Eng. English None
1915 NYS Caroline Mills Hannah 91 England English

Note: Linked parents not confirmed
Thanks to Contributor ajs17 [# 50779408 ]for help with this memorial
Brookton, Feb. 27. -Mrs. Hannah Mills, widow of the late E. H. Mills, died Saturday at her home in Brookton, at the advanced age of 93 years.*
Mrs. Mills was one of Brookton's oldest and most respected citizens and a remarkable woman.
She enoyed very good health, and had all
her faculties up to the last.
She was a great reader, and kept herselt
posted on all the current events and
liked to converse upon them.
Mrs. Mills was enthusiastic in the temperance movement and a member of the W. C. T.U. and Ladies' Aid society.
"Beautiful toiler-thy work all done;
Beautiful soul into glory gone:
Beautiful life
with its crown now
won:
God giveth thee rest."
Funeral services Wednesday morn-
ing at 11 o'clock, Mr. Bogardus officiating.
Burial at Pleasant Grove.
Undated and unattributed scrapbook clipping
*Note discrepancy in dates/age
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Hannah (Thatcher) Eastman Mills, born 21 May 1824, England, died 25 Feb 1917, Brookton, NY.
Second wife of Edward H. Mills, married 30 Dec 1896 and step-mother to Emily.
Active member of Brookton Congregational Church, Ladies Aid Society and Women's Christian Temperance Union.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Temperance Activity
The temperance movement was a significant cultural phenomena of the mid 1800's to the early 1900's, and was particularly strong among the religious communities of upstate NY. There was significant overlap between members of the temperance movement and those supporting suffrage, and before that, abolition. Emily, Hannah and Ellen were all active in temperance.
Information from The Family of Edward H. Mills of Brooktondale New York by Adam Smith licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

State census information:
1905 NYS Caroline Mills Hannah 87 England English House work
1910 US Caroline Town Mills Hannah 85 Eng. English None
1915 NYS Caroline Mills Hannah 91 England English

Note: Linked parents not confirmed
Thanks to Contributor ajs17 [# 50779408 ]for help with this memorial

Inscription

HANNAH MILLS
THEIR DAUGHTER
1825 - 1917

Gravesite Details

Partial inscription from family monument. Hannah is on the left side of the stone as you are facing it; it is the side facing Community Corners in Cayuga Heights.



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  • Created by: Starfishin
  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/168944385/hannah-mills: accessed ), memorial page for Hannah Thatcher Mills (21 May 1824–25 Feb 1917), Find a Grave Memorial ID 168944385, citing Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, USA; Maintained by Starfishin (contributor 48860385).