Who Was Mrs. Max West?

Cover of Infant Care, 1914 edition
Mrs. Mary Mills West, 59, poses for black-and-white photo
Image Source: University of Minnesota, The Gopher, 1926, p. 181.

The Story of Mary Mills

Mary Mills was born in 1867 in Faribault, Minnesota. Her Parents, Edward Payson Mills and Stata Mehitabel Mills (nee Sandborn) had been born in America, as had the preceding 5–6 generations. Mary’s ancestors had originally emigrated from England in the 1600s.



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Michelle Krasny

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