Person:William Mills (89)

William Mills
b.bef. 1726
d.aft. May 1785
  • F.  Mills (add)
  1. John Mills, Sr., of Lunenburg and Augusta County, VAest 1725 - bef 1782
  2. William Millsbef 1726 - aft 1785
  3. Hugh Millsbef 1731 -
  4. Robert Millsest 1735-1745 - 1785
  5. Jane Mills1740 - 1800
Facts and Events
Name William Mills
Gender Male
Birth? bef. 1726
Death? aft. May 1785

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


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 182.--9th October, 1751. William Mills, of Loonenburg, to John Mills (trusty and loving friend). Power of attorney to convey land and attend to business, 1751. Teste: Erwin Patterson, Alexander Ingram.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 1 - August 20, 1746 - (72) Report as to road from top North Mountain to Wm. King's and thence to C. H.--Robert Davis appointed overseer. The following tithables to work it: George Kill Patrick, James Young, James Young, James Mills, Robert McClellan, Andrew Pickens, Jacob Lockart, John Trishell, Hugh Young, Samuel Kinkead, William Mills, William McFeeters, James Clark, Henry Cristwell.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 29, 1751. -(213) Power Att'y. from Wm. Mills to John Mills allowed to remain for further proof.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1756 (B). - Mills, assignee, vs. Robinson.--William Mills complains of George Robinson of Augusta County: On May 22d, 1737, George made his bond to James Cunningham of Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Carpenter conditioned to sell land on Mill Creek to Mills. Bond assigned 12th August, 1745, by James Cunningham of Amilow County.
  • 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.