Person:John Mills (1)

John Mills
b.1615 England
m. 8 Sep 1637
  1. Robert MillsEst 1640 - 1710
  2. John Mills1647 - 1719
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Name John Mills
Gender Male
Birth? 1615 England
Emigration[1] 1637 Virginia
Marriage 8 Sep 1637 St. Gregory by St. Paul, City of London, Middlesex, Englandto Joane Russell
Death? Bet 5 Mar 1683 and 20 Jun 1683 Old Rappahannock (extinct), Virginia, United States

John Mills was taxed in 1654, between present Piscataway Creek and Mount Landing. He received land patent 1663, on Tigner's Creek. He and his wife, Joane, sold 50 acres to Thomas Powell in 1665. Children named in his 1683 will were: 1. Robert Mills, 2. John Mills, 3. Henry Mills, 4. James Mills, 5. Martha Mills, 6. Jane Mills.

From Wills of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia:

MILLS, JOHN, 5 March, 1682/3; 26 June, 1683:

Very sick and weak of body but perfect of sence.

To sonn Robert Mills one hundred and fourty acres of land bounding upon a deep Swamp Joyning upon Anthony North excepting the mount valay and ye North side of the Valley which I doe reserve for my two younger Sonns for timber.

To Sonn John Mills one hundred and fourty Acres of Land bounding upon his Brother Robert. The remaining of the said Divident to Land to be equally divided betwixt the two younger Brothers Henry and James Mills and if either of them die without issue ye Survivor of either of them to have all the Land to himselfe.

To my two daughters Martha and Jane one heifer apiece and if either of the said heifers should dy without Increase they are to be made good out of the stock.

To my son James Mills one yearling Cow Calf of the breed of the Cow called Cherry.

To my son Henry Mills one cow his Choice out of the Stock.

To the two younger Brothers one Mare and her Increase betwixt them both also to them one ffeather bed betwixt them but they are not to take it out of the house as long as the aforesaid James Mills doth Stay with his Mother.

To my son John Mills one long gun.

Wife Executrix.

Wit. JOHN KINGE, aged 26 years or thereabouts,

JOHN ROBERTS, aged 35 years or thereabouts,

WILL MACKENNY, aged 60 years or thereabouts.

  1. GREER, GEORGE CABELL. Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623-1666. Richmond [Va.]: W.C. Hill Printing Co., 1912, 376p. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1978. Repr. 1982. Page: 227.