Person:John Mills (135)

Capt. John Mills
m. est. 1752
  1. Ann Millsest 1752-1758 -
  2. Capt. John Mills1757 - 1800
m. abt. 1782
  1. Robert MIlls1782 - 1842
  2. Elizabeth Millsabt 1786 -
  3. John Mills1788 - 1838
Facts and Events
Name Capt. John Mills
Gender Male
Birth? 1757 Augusta County, Virginia[family records in Augusta]
Marriage abt. 1782 Augusta County, Virginiato Frances 'Fanny' Hall
Burial? 1800 Stone Church Cemetery, Augusta, Virginia, United States
Death? 14 June 1800 Augusta County, Virginia

John Mills was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Will of John Mills

  • Page 52.--14th June, 1800. John Mills' will--To wife and children; to son, Robert; to daughter, Elizabeth. Executors, brother-in-law Andrew Allison and John Allison. Teste: Alex. Robertson, H. King, Esther Gamble. Proved, 23d June, 1800, by Robertson and Gamble. Executors qualify.
  • Page 73.--John Mills' estate appraisement taken 22d September, 1800, by John Emmitty et als.

Gravestone Inscription

John Mills, d. 14 June 1800; Here lies the body of John Mills who died June 1800.
Mills Monument: East Side of Mills Monument: John Mills, son of John of near Dromore, Ireland, settled on Middle River, Augusta Co., Va., about 1780. Died June 14, 1800. Frances Hall his wife and Daughter of John and Elizabeth Day, died 1843. West side: Children of John and Frances Mills: Robert, William, Samuel, James, John, Thomas, Alexander, Elizabeth, Sally. [Monument erected by-WM. M., M.E.C., M.R.M., C.W. Mills of Ohio, 1926]

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 490.--12th May, 1785. Robert Mill's will--To wife, Susannah; to nephew, John Mills, the plantation on which I and he now live; to nephew, John Mills' oldest son, Robert, infant; to Isabell Hannah, my niece's daughter; to brother John's children, viz: Alexander, Robert, William; to brother William's sons. Executors, nephew Jno. Mills and friend George Moffett. Teste: Isaac Hamm, Jno. Rankin, Rebekah Carson. Proved, 20th September, 1785, by Isaac Hanna and Rebecca Carson. John Mills qualifies. [Note: Robert Mills was the uncle of this John Mills]
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER, 1792. John Mills, heir-at-law of Robert Mills (John was a nephew of Robert) vs. Joseph and Florence Bell and William Bell.