Mills, Ralph Earl 1 2a

Birth Name Mills, Ralph Earl
Gender male
Age at Death 94 years, 1 month, 11 days

Narrative

Ralph took responsibility for the operation of the home farm upon his father's death.

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 19 Oct 1880 Decatur, Iowa, United States of America    
Census 1 Jan 1885 Eden, Decatur, Iowa, United States of America William H. Mills Household, 1885 Iowa Census 3a

Township of: Eden

County of: Decatur

Name: Mills, Ralph

Township: 68

Range: 25

Section: 9

Age: 4

Sex: M

Marital Status: S

Place of birth, county: Decatur

Father (N, Native; F, Foreign): N

Mother (N, Native; F, Foreign): N

Census 1 Jun 1900 Eden, Decatur, Iowa, United States of America William H. Mills Household, 1900 Census 4a

State (or Territory) of: Iowa

County of: Decatur

Supervisor's Dist. No.: 8

Enumeration Dist. No.: 43

Sheet No.: 11B

Division of County: Eden township

Enumeration Date: 29 June 1900

Name: Mills, Ralph E.

Relation to head: son

Color: W

Sex: M

Month of birth: Oct

Year of birth: 1880

Age: 19

Single, married, widowed or divorced: S

Place of birth: Iowa

Place of birth of father: Illinois

Place of birth of mother: Ohio

Occupation: Farm laborer

Months not employed: 1 1/2

Can read: yes

Can write: yes

Can speak English: yes

Census 1 Jan 1905 Eden, Decatur, Iowa, United States of America W. H. Mills Household, 1905 Iowa Census 5a

Card No.: 851-858

County: Decatur

Township: Eden

Name: Mills, Ralph

P.O. Address: Leon, Iowa

Census 15 Apr 1910 Eden, Decatur, Iowa, United States of America Henry W. Mills Household, 1910 Census 6a

State (or Territory) of: Iowa

County of: Decatur

Supervisor's Dist. No.: 8

Enumeration Dist. No.: 47

Sheet No.: 5B

Division of County: Eden township

Enumeration Date: 26 & 27 April 1910

Name: Mills, Ralph E.

Relationship to head: son

Sex: M

Color: W

Age: 26

Single, married, widowed or divorced: S

Place of birth: Iowa

Place of birth of father: Illinois

Place of birth of mother: Ohio

Able to speak English; if not, language spoken: English

Occupation: Farm laborer

Nature of industry: Home Farm

Employer, employee or working on own account: W

Out of work: no

Weeks out of work in 1909: 0

Able to read: no

Able to write: no

Census 1 Jun 1915 Eden, Decatur, Iowa, United States of America Ralph E. Mills, 1915 Iowa Census 7a

Card No.: 281

Name: Mills, Ralph E.

Age: 31

County: Decatur

Post Office: Leon, Iowa

Town or Township: Eden township

Occupation: Farmer

Earnings for 1914 from occupation: 400

Birthplace: Iowa

Own house or farm: no

Church Affiliation: Methodist

Father's Birthplace: Illinois

Mother's Birthplace: Ohio

Sex: M

Color: W

Marital Status: S

Read: no

Write: no

Census 1 Jan 1920 Eden, Decatur, Iowa, United States of America Ralph Mills Household, 1920 Census 8a

State (or Territory) of: Iowa

County of: Decatur

Supervisor's Dist. No.: 8

Enumeration Dist. No.: 52

Page No.: 2B

Division of County: Eden township

Enumeration Date: 8, 9, & 10 January 1920

Name: Mills, Ralph

Relationship to head: head

Home owned or rented: Un

Sex: M

Color: W

Age: 39

Single, married, widowed or divorced: S

Able to read: yes

Able to write: yes

Place of birth: Iowa

Place of birth of father: Illinois

Place of birth of mother: Ohio

Able to speak English: yes

Occupation: Farmer

Industry: General Farm

Employer, worker or working on own account: OA

Number of farm schedule: 39

Death 30 Nov 1974 Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States of America    
Burial   Fairmount Memorial Park, Spokane, Spokane, ?, United States of America    

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Mills, William Henry23 Jul 184314 Jun 1915
Mother Blake, Lovisa Ellen2 Jun 184531 Dec 1913
    Sister     Mills, Edith Llewellyn 30 Jul 1866 20 Sep 1889
    Sister     Mills, Henrietta Jane 28 Oct 1868 17 Jan 1920
    Sister     Mills, Matilda Margret 19 Jan 1870 23 Jan 1946
    Brother     Mills, Charles Elmer 23 Sep 1872 25 Oct 1955
    Brother     Mills, Frank Orlue 5 Feb 1874 30 Oct 1942
    Brother     Mills, Fred Leon 19 Feb 1876 8 Jul 1877
    Sister     Mills, Zelia A. 16 Apr 1877 22 Jun 1955
    Brother     Mills, Rolla Orville 13 Oct 1879 19 Feb 1933
         Mills, Ralph Earl 19 Oct 1880 30 Nov 1974
    Brother     Mills, Oscar Arden 23 Aug 1883 about Dec 1968
    Sister     Mills, Myrgie Marie 29 Mar 1885 4 Nov 1968
    Brother     Mills, Clifton Pearl 31 May 1887 21 Dec 1970

Family Map

Family Map

Source References

  1. Ruth Crider: Genealogy Data for Crider/McDowell Families
  2. Find A Grave
      • Page: Memorial ID 135760184
  3. 1885 Iowa State Census
      • Date: 1 Jan 1885
      • Page: Eden township, Decatur county, 266, Lines 21-31
      • 1885 Iowa Census, Eden township, Decatur county
  4. U.S. 1900 Federal Census
      • Date: 1 Jun 1900
      • Page: Iowa, Supervisor's District 8, Enumeration District 43, Sheet 11B, Lines 66-72
      • 1900 Census, Eden township, Decatur county, Iowa
  5. 1905 Iowa State Census
      • Date: 1 Jan 1905
      • Page: Eden township, Decatur county, Lines 851-858
      • 1905 Iowa Census, Eden township, Decatur county
  6. U.S. 1910 Federal Census
      • Date: 15 Apr 1910
      • Page: Iowa, Supervisor's District 8, Enumeration District 47, Sheet 5B, Lines 97-100
      • 1910 Census, Eden township, Decatur county, Iowa
  7. 1915 Iowa State Census
      • Date: 1 Jun 1915
      • Page: Eden township, Decatur county, Card 281
      • 1915 Iowa Census, Eden township, Decatur county
  8. U.S. 1920 Federal Census
      • Date: 1 Jan 1920
      • Page: Iowa, Supervisor's District 8, Enumeration District 52, Sheet 2B, Lines 58-60
      • 1920 Census, Eden township, Decatur county, Iowa

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