Friday, March 26, 2010

Ebenezer Mills & Caroline Mills.

Ebenezer Mills.

Birth: Oct. 15, 1830, Belmont (Belmont County), Belmont County, Ohio.

Death: Nov. 7, 1906, Barrett, Marshall County, Kansas.

Carpenter who came to Kansas Territory as part of Free State Kansas. Joined Union army Company G 13th Kansas Volunteer Infantry on September 1, 1862. Owned grocery store in Barrett (formerly Barrett's Mill), Kansas until his death.

Caroline Barkes Mills.

Birth: May 15, 1837, Beallsville, Monroe County, Ohio.

Death: Mar. 8, 1918, Barrett, Marshall County, Kansas.

Moved from eastern Ohio to Kansas Territory in Spring of 1856 with her husband Ebenezer and 2 year old daughter. Gave birth to a son and new born son and 2 year old daughter died in Summer of 1856. She was a strong woman.

One child.

Margaret Ann Mills Black.

Birth: Aug. 23, 1871

Death: Jul. 16, 1949

Mrs Margaret Ann Black, life long resident of the Barrett community, passed away at her home southwest of Frankfort. Saturday, July 16th following an illness of several weeks. She was 77 years, ten months and 24 days of age.

The deceased, who was the widow of the late George Black was born at Barrett and this community has been her home during her entire lifetime. She was held in high esteem by all who knew her. She was a devoted wife and mother and will be greatly missed by her loved ones and friends.

She is survived by five children; Mrs. D H Burton, Mrs Cora Miller, Miss Vera Black, Frank and Fred Black all of this community; one sister, Mrs Lottie B Tudor of Newton, KS; one brother, Joel Mills of Frankfort and a number of other relatives who have the sympathy of all in their bereavement.

Funeral services were held at the Methodist church in Frankfort, Tuesday, conducted by Rev. C L Fike and burial was in the Barrett Cemetery.

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