The Families of Adam Keith

Doctors, Lawyers, Reverends and such


Rev. William Mills [1844-1925]


Ancestry: Adam Keith1>Maria Catherine [Gieg] m. [John George] Slough2>Anna Maria “Mary” [Slough] m. [Andrew] Jones3>Margaret Martha [Jones] m. [David] Ellis4>William Ellis5>Hannah [Ellis] m. [William] Mills6

Canadian Census Information


1881 ONT>Lambton>Moore William Mills 37 ONT preacher, Hannah 28 ONT, Mary A. 5 ONT, William A. 3 ONT


1883-1886 [period of service at Ellis Chapel] William Mills


MILLS, William was received on trial in 1869. He was married to Hannah Ellis in Puslinch Twp. (Wellington Co.) on Tuesday June 17, 1873 at the home of her [adopted] parents Edward and Mary Ellis. The wedding was officiated by Rev. Thomas Stobbs. Rev. Mills was to become the minister of the Wesleyan Methodist Church, in Heslper in 1883. Before his marriage to Hannah Ellis, he was "in training" for the ministry. His travels as an assistant minister would have taken him to Ellis Church in Puslinch Twp. (Wellington Co.). He was received on trial in 1869 at Innisfil, 1870 Aurora, 1871 Berlin, 1872 Elora (Wellington Co.), 1873 ordained at Elmira, 1874-1876 Georgetown, 1877-1878 Cumnock Nichol Twp. (Wellington Co.), 1879 Arthur, 1880 Corunna, 1883 Hespler, 1883-1886 Ellis Church Puslinch Twp. (Wellington Co.)