Mills Family Cemetery - located on the Charles Perry Mills homestead on the Upper Nowood, State Highway 434, about 30 miles south of Ten Sleep, WY. Charles Perry Mills and his wife Sarah Sherard Mills and three of Charles’ brothers and wives immigrated to the area from Missouriin the 1890’s.Tragedy struck the Mills family in 1900 when four Mills children were taken by Diptheria/Scarlet Fever.Heartbroken, Charles and Sarah returned to Missouri and never returned to Wyoming.Thomas Sherman Mills (a brother to Charles) and his wife Drusilla Fitzgerald Mills also lost a child to the same disease in 1900 and she is buried here with her cousins.
Charles Perry and Sarah Mills Home on the Uppper Nowood.
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Infant daughter of Charles Perry and Sarah Sherard Mills. Oct 1, 1894 - Oct 1, 1894.
Agnes Catherine Mills - daughter of Charles Perry and Sarah Sherard Mills. July 30, 1893 - Feb 17, 1900.
Gladys UrmaMills- daughter of Charles Perry and Sarah Sherard Mills. Feb 10, 1891 - Feb 3, 1900.
Hester Margurite Mills - daughter of Thomas Sherman and Drusilla Fitzgerald Mills. June 6, 1894 - June 15, 1900.
Jesse Abraham Mills - son of Charles Perry and Sarah Sherard Mills. Nov 30, 1895 - Feb 10, 1900.
Nova Goodrich - Daughter of William D and Annie Goodrich. Oct 24, 1904 - April 1905.
Grave located to the west of the Mills Family Cemetery.
No headstone/marker picture available for Nova at this time.