Robert and Rebecca Mills, sons Clarence W. Mills, James F. Mills and Henry J. Mills, 6 North 51 West

In 1885 Kearney County, Nebraska, R.W. Mills is 27, farming born i n Illinois, R.J. 26 Indiana, with C.Wl 3 born in Kansas.

In 1900 Kearney County, Nebraska, Robert Milis is farming, born May 1858 in Illinois, married 19 years to Rebecca J. November 1855 Indiana. She's had four kids, three living. Clarence W. May 1882, Henry J. July 1886, and James F. August 1889 were all born in Kansas.

Robert and Rebecca are farming in 1910 Logan County, living alone.

On the same page is Clarence Mills 27, married seven years to Lizzie P. 28 born in Nebraska. Gladys 6 and Robert 4 were born in Nebraska.

In 1920 Sterling, Mabel White is 37, widowed, with Clyde 15, Vera 14, ANna 9, and Irene 4.
Robert W. Mills married Mrs. Mabel M. White on March 17, 1920, recorded in Logan County.

Irene Maude White 1915-1924 is buried in Sterling # 56829279.

In 1930 Sterling, Robert is 71, now married to Mabel W. 47 born in Illinois. Robert F. 9, Naomi F. 7 were born in Colorado. Mabel's daughters Vera L. White, a teacher 23 born in Nebraska, and Anna L. a dry goods clerk, 19 born in Colorado are with them.

Anna Louise White married Glenn S. Smith on Septemer 27, 1931, recorded in Logan County.

(In 1910 Washington County, Colorado, Rock Creek precinct, Leroy White is 28, Mabel M. 27, Clyde L. 6, Vera L. 4, and Harold C. 1.)
Possibly he's the Roy J. White 1881-1917 buried in Jefferson County, Nebraska, # 129233031.
Harold C. White 1908-1917 is also buried there # 129233002. One Ancestry tree said both died in Nevada, Harold in June at Fallon Station, Leory in September at Reno.

Robert W. Mills, per # 141857747, is buried in Minden, Kearney County, Nebraska.
So is "Rebbeca" J. Mills 1855-1919, per # 141857728.

Mabel (Cook) (White) Mills 1882-1963 is buried in Sterling # 57361166, 1882-1963.

Vera L. White married Odis R. Smith on June 14, 1931, recorded in Washington County, Colorado.

Vera Lucille (White) Smith 1905-1989 is buried in Fort Collins # 52409441.

Clarence William Mills registerd for WWI in Haxtun, running the Haxtun Cash Hardware, with Lizzie his nearest relative. He was born May 26, 1882.

He's an elevator man in 1920 Sterling 37, with Lizzie P. 38, Gladys B. 15, Robert 13, and Ada 6.

Lizzie P. Mills 1881-1927 is buried in Sterling # 57263079.

In 1930 Sterling, Clarence W. is 49, married but no spouse, working at the grain elevator. He's living with daughter Gladys L. 26 Groce, and her husband Emmett. Ada M. 16 and Alta N. 10 Mills are with them.

C.W. 57 and Rosa Mills 51 are running a cream station in 1940 Holdrege, Nebraska.

Clarence 1882-1964 # 39176179 and his second wife Rose Almeda (Strong) Mills 1888-1987 are buried in Holdrege, Nebraska.

Gladys Bell (Mills) Groce 1904-1965 is buried in Sterling # 21239364, with Emmet 1902-1961.


Naomi Faye Payton 1923-2010 is buried in Sacramento National, California "Naomi was the daughter of Mabel W. Cook and Robert W. Mills; sister of Robert Franklin Mills; half sister of Vera Lucille and Anna Louise White. At the time of the 1930 census, the family was living in Sterling, Logan County, Colorado. By 1940, Naomi's mother was widowed. Naomi, her brother Robert and their mother were living in Laporte, Larimer County, Colorado. "
Naomi's husband Guy Payton 1918-2008 is also buried in Sacramento.

"Guy Payton, 90, of Winters, California, died Wednesday, October 8, 1918 in Vacaville, California. He was born August 26, 1918, in Brighton, Colorado.
He served as a military policeman in the U.S. Army during World War II, from 1944 to 1946.
A Celebration of Life was held at Pioneer Presbyterian Church, 205 Russell Street, Winters, with Rev. Keith Knauf officiating.
A private burial took place in the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery outside of Dixon, California."


James claimed two quarters in 27 and 28, 6N 51W in 1913.


Henry claimed two quarters in 34, 6N 51W - Logan County, and section 3, 5N 51W - Washington County - in 1913.
Henry Judson Mills registered for WWI living at 211 Platte in Sterling, born Jly 9, 1886 at Eureka, Kansas. He's working at Lincoln Highway Garage in Sterling with one child.

In 1920 Henry is a salesman in a garage in Sterling, 33 born in Kansas, Eleanor 32 Nebraska, Ethel 6 and lavona 2 born in Colorado. His father Robert W. 61, born in Illinois, is widowed, a partner in a real estate firm.

In 1930 H. Judson Milis 42 and Ella 40, with the two daughters, are farming in Harlan County, Nebraska.

In 1940 Holdrege, Nebraska, H.H. is selling gas and oil, 53, with Ella M. 52. Lavona 22 is operating a beauty parlor.

Henry 1886-1957 is buried in Harlan County, per # 64000598. Ella 1887-1943 is also buried there # 64000762, and their daughter Erma 1909-1909.


Robert Franklin Mills was born December 3, 1920 in Sterling to Robert W. Mills and Mabel Cook, dying January 1, 1998.
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