Descendants of Nicholas Mills
Generation No. 1
1.NICHOLAS1 MILLS was born Abt. 1696. He married ELIZABETH HEARD.
Child of NICHOLAS MILLS and ELIZABETH HEARD is:
2. i. 3RD NICHOLAS2 MILLS.
Generation No. 2
2.3RD NICHOLAS2 MILLS (NICHOLAS1) He married ANASTASIA GOUGH.
Notes for3RD NICHOLAS MILLS: Added on the basis of information in Gerald Thompson's book "The Rolling Fork Settlement".
Notes for ANASTASIA GOUGH: Added on the basis of information in Gerald Thompson's book "The Rolling Fork Settlement". According to the St. Mary's Families Website, parents were Nicholas Mills and Winifred Thomas.
Children of NICHOLAS MILLS and ANASTASIA GOUGH are:
3. i. IGNATIUS3 MILLS, b. November 16, 1758, Maryland; d. 1827, Washington County, Kentucky.
ii. NICHOLAS MILLS, d. Bet. April 18 - July 17, 1814, Washington County, KY; m. SARAH.
Notes for NICHOLAS MILLS: Washington County, KY - Will Book B, Pasge 347
iii. SUSANNA MILLS, b. Bef. 1791.
Generation No. 3
3.IGNATIUS3 MILLS (NICHOLAS2, NICHOLAS1) was born November 16, 1758 in Maryland, and died 1827 in Washington County, Kentucky. He married MARY MANNING November 4, 1781 in St. Mary's County, MD, daughter of CORNELIUS MANNING and JANE GREENWELL. She was born Abt. 1760.
Notes for IGNATIUS MILLS: Added on the basis of information contained in Gerald Thompson's book "The Rolling Fork Settlement"
Ignatius Mills "took the oath of allegiance before the Hon. Richard Barnes in St. Mary's County in 1778" The source for that is the page 1146 of the "Revolutionary War Military Collection", manuscript MS.1146 from the Baltimore Historical Society and page 69 of the "9000 men who took the oath of Allegiance and Fidelity to Maryland During the Revolution" by Bettie Carothers.
May have had a brother named Cornelius:
Birth Date: 175? Birth Place: Maryland,
Volume: 118 Page Number: 223
Biographical Info: lt.
Reference: British invasion of Md, 1812-1815. By Will. Matthew Marine. Baltimore, 1913. (519p.):381
I have doubts about parentage...See St. Mary's families: http://www.crpc.rice.edu/CRPC/GT/dawsonm/genealogy/m4.htm
Notes for MARY MANNING: Added on the basis of information contained in Gerald Thompson's book "The Rolling Fork Settlement". Mary was likely the daughter of Cornelius Manning and Jane Ford Greenwell, probably from St. Mary's County, MD. She was probably born in the mid 1700s.
Children of IGNATIUS MILLS and MARY MANNING are:
i. JAMES4 MILLS, b. 1782.
4. ii. ALLAVISA LOUISA MILLS, b. 1785; d. Aft. 1828.
iii. STEPHEN MILLS, b. 1787.
iv. JOHN H. MILLS, b. 1789.
5. v. CORNELIUS MILLS, b. September 18, 1781; d. December 12, 1877.
vi. NANCY MILLS, b. 1793.
vii. MARY MILLS, b. 1797.
6. viii. MARTHA NANCY MILLS, b. September 15, 1798; d. August 22, 1875, Marion County, KY.
7. ix. MARTIN MILLS, b. 1801; d. 1833.
x. LEO MILLS, b. 1804.
xi. THOMAS MILLS, b. 1808.
Generation No. 4
4.ALLAVISA LOUISA4 MILLS (IGNATIUS3, NICHOLAS2, NICHOLAS1) was born 1785, and died Aft. 1828. She married 6-KY RICHARD FENWICK October 30, 1806 in Washington Co., KY., son of THOMAS FENWICK and ELIZABETH ABELL. He was born Bef. December 12, 1777, and died Bef. February 14, 1856 in Morganfield, Union Co., KY..
Notes for ALLAVISA LOUISA MILLS: Added on the basis of information contained in Gerald Thompson's book "The Rolling Fork Settlement". Also deeds in Washington county list Richard & his wife Allavisa (or Allouisa-probably Eloise) as grantor or grantee.
Notes for6-KY RICHARD FENWICK: Info contained in Charles Fenwick's manuscript on the Fenwick Family, St. Mary's Co. Historical Society, Leonardtown, MD--not independently verified.
9/16/95--Were there 2 Richard Fenwicks in KY in the late 1700s/early 1800s?-one was married to Allavisa Mills Fenwick & the other to Priscilla Unknown.
According to Mr. Fenwick, Richard was baptised by Fr. Walton on 12/12/1775
More About 6-KY RICHARD FENWICK: Burial: St. Vincent, Union Co., KY., Sacred Heart Cem. Christening: December 12, 1777
Children of ALLAVISA MILLS and RICHARD FENWICK are:
5.CORNELIUS4 MILLS (IGNATIUS3, NICHOLAS2, NICHOLAS1) was born September 18, 1781, and died December 12, 1877. He married SARAH BOWLES January 8, 1814 in Washington County, KY. She was born Abt. 1790.
Notes for CORNELIUS MILLS: Not 100% sure that Cornelius and Sarah were Cynthia's parents, but they are the most likely couple.
1830 Census - Washington County, KY
males: 2@under 5, 2@5-10 and 1@30-40
females: 1@under 5, 1@5-10, 2@10-15, 1@15-20 and 1@30-40
1840 Census - Marion County (formerly Washington Co.), KY
males: 2@10-15, 1@15-20 and 1@40-50
females: 1@5-10, 1@10-15, 2@20-30 and 1@40-50
1850 Census - Marion County, KY:
Cornelius Mills, 57, KY, Farmer, $2,600
Sarah, 50, MD
John Mills, 23, Painter
Notes for SARAH BOWLES: Church records list her as Sarah Bolds. Other records give Bools. A Bowles family genealogy website shows that she was the daughter of John Bowles and Monica Wooten, however, they appeared to be too old to be her parents:
Children of CORNELIUS MILLS and SARAH BOWLES are:
9. i. CYNTHIA A.5 MILLS, b. July 7, 1816; d. February 9, 1851.
ii. MARTINA MILLS, b. March 15, 1818.
Notes for MARTINA MILLS: Also known as Martha.
iii. JOHN MILLS, b. Abt. 1827.
iv. CHARLES MILLS, b. Abt. 1829.
v. LAURA MILLS, b. Abt. 1831.
vi. MARY AMANDA MILLS, b. July 14, 1832.
vii. LLOYD MILLS, b. Abt. 1834.
6.MARTHA NANCY4 MILLS (IGNATIUS3, NICHOLAS2, NICHOLAS1) was born September 15, 1798, and died August 22, 1875 in Marion County, KY. She married JOSEPH ABNER ABELL November 9, 1819, son of ABNER ABELL and BELINDA WIMSATT. He was born October 10, 1795 in Washington Co., KY, and died August 13, 1863 in Washington Co., KY.
Child of MARTHA MILLS and JOSEPH ABELL is:
10. i. LOUISA5 ABELL, b. April 30, 1832, Calvary, Ky; d. December 27, 1900, Calvary, Ky.
7.MARTIN4 MILLS (IGNATIUS3, NICHOLAS2, NICHOLAS1) was born 1801, and died 1833. He married SUSANNAH WIMSATT January 12, 1828 in Washington County, KY, daughter of JOSEPH WIMSATT.
Notes for SUSANNAH WIMSATT: Member of HNOM Church from at least 1828 to 1833
Children of MARTIN MILLS and SUSANNAH WIMSATT are:
i. ELIZABETH ANN5 MILLS, b. 1828.
ii. PRISCILLA JANE MILLS, b. Abt. 1830.
iii. SUSAN MARY MILLS, b. 1833; m. EDWARD THOMAS, Abt. 1850; b. April 7, 1830.