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George MillsAge: 70 years17851855

Name
George Mills
Given names
George
Surname
Mills
Birth about 1785
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Age: 66

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War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 4 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795 (Age 10 years)

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Note: The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of the Dutch East India Company and established an independent government at Graaff Reinet. 18 June - Swellendam follows Graaff Reinet and declares a republic under Hermanus Steyn. The Netherlands is invaded by the French under the leadership of Napoléon Bonaparte. A republic is declared by Dutch revolutionaires and the Prince of Orange flees to England. 16 September – British forces under General Sir James Henry Craig seizes the Cape Colony for the Stadtholder Prince William V of Orange. The republics of Graaff Reinet and Swellendam reject the British and the British army is sent in.The start of free trade was announced
Historical Event March 5, 1797 (Age 12 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 18 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 24 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 27 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 33 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 35 years)

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Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapman. 1 May - The Albury reaches Cape Town bringing settlers to Albany, South Africa. They arrive in Algoa Bay on 15 May. 2 May - La Belle Alliance reached Cape Town. She brought British settlers to Algoa Bay. 4000 British settlers started arriving in Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth), they settled in Grahamstown and along the frontier
Economic Event 1825 (Age 40 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Historical Event 1835 (Age 50 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Birth of a daughter
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Rachel Hart Mills
April 1841 (Age 56 years)
Census June 6, 1841 (Age 56 years)
Occupation
Mason
1841 (Age 56 years)

Residence 1841 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a son
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George Mills
about 1843 (Age 58 years)
Town founded 1844 (Age 59 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Census March 30, 1851 (Age 66 years)
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 67 years)

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Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902.
Historical Event from 1854 to 1902 (Age 69 years)

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Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province
Death 1855 (Age 70 years)

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Burial June 27, 1855 (Age 70 years)
Address: St John the Baptist
Religion: Anglican
Citation details: http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbpr%2fd%2fnbi02571333 : accessed 6 June 2016
  1. Generation 1
    1. George Mills, mason (in 1841), was born about 1785 in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England and died in 1855. He married Rachel . She was born calculated 1805 in Rodmarton, Gloucestershire, England and died between April 4, 1881 and June 1881 in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England.

      Children of George Mills and Rachel :

      1. Rachel Hart Mills (18411891)
      2. George Mills (1843)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Rachel Hart Mills, daughter of George Mills and Rachel , was born in April 1841 in Gloucestershire, England and died between 1891 and April 3, 1901. She married Frederick Matthews, son of Thomas Matthews and Mary , between July 1862 and September 1862 in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England. He was born calculated August 1840 in Coates, Gloucestershire, England.

      Children of Rachel Hart Mills and Frederick Matthews:

      1. Arthur George Matthews (18631937)
      2. Gertrude Mary Matthews (1865)
      3. Sarah Thompson Matthews (1868)
      4. Dorothy R Matthews (1871)
      5. Laura E Matthews (1874)
      6. Horace Fred Matthews (1877)
      7. Ralph J S Matthews (1879)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Arthur George Matthews, gloucester Regiment (about 1906) and army pensioner, Hall keeper (on April 2, 1911), son of Frederick Matthews and Rachel Hart Mills, was born between April 1863 and June 1863 in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England and died between October 1937 and December 1937 in Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales. He married 2 times. The first time he married Caroline Jane Lawn, daughter of William Henry Smithson Lawn and Elizabeth Ducy, on October 4, 1893 in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England. She was born calculated 1863 in Louth, Lincolnshire, England and died in 1895 in Malta. The second time he married Jane “Jennie” Finlay, daughter of John Finlay and Catherine Hynes.

      Children of Arthur George Matthews and Jane “Jennie” Finlay:

      1. Private
      2. Margaret Eileen Laura “Peggy” Matthews (19061993)
      3. Matthews (1911)
      4. Private
      5. Private
      6. Private
    2. Gertrude Mary Matthews, daughter of Frederick Matthews and Rachel Hart Mills, was born on May 31, 1865 in Gloucestershire, England. She married George Williams, son of Private, on October 15, 1895 in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England.

    3. Horace Fred Matthews, son of Frederick Matthews and Rachel Hart Mills, was born on January 17, 1877 in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England. He married Agnes Mary Williams, daughter of John Williams, on September 6, 1909 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. She was born on November 16, 1869 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England.