MDSTMARY-L Archives

Archiver > MDSTMARY > 2009-01 > 1232150685


From: "Linda Reno" <>
Subject: Re: [MDSTMARY] Joseph Greenwell
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 19:04:45 -0500
References: <200901161924.n0GJOLMm022510@mail.rootsweb.com>


This is why I have Elizabeth Mills as the wife of George Greenwell.

Will of Nicholas Mills, SMC 9/2/1760-4/26/1768. Son: Justinian, the land
where he now lives "Strife" and "Strife Addition", 309 ac.; and the
plantation where Eleanor Moore now lives. Son: Nicholas, tract where I now
live. Daughter: Jean Mills, 1/3 pt. of my estate that is to say negroes,
stock, and household goods. Remainder to be divided between my first five
children. Execs: Justinian and Nicholas Mills. Wit: Matthew Heard,
Ignatius Heard, Edmund Heard, William Norris. (Maryland Calendar of Wills).
NOTE: Elizabeth is not named, but he doesn't name his first five children
so she must have been one of those.

4/26/1768: Admin. accts. of Nicholas Mills. Next of kin: George Greenwell
and Clement Medley. Execs: His sons, Justinian and Nicholas Mills.

Descendants of Nicholas Mills, Jr.




Generation No. 1


1. NICHOLAS4 MILLS, JR. (NICHOLAS3, PETER2, NICHOLAS1) was born Bef. 1700 in
St. Mary's Co., MD, and died 1768 in St. Mary's Co., MD. He married (1)
ELIZABETH Bef. 1720 in St. Mary's Co., MD. She was born Bef. 1705, and died
Aft. 1750 in St. Mary's Co., MD. He married (2) MARGARET READ Bet. 1754 -
1755 in St. Mary's Co., MD, daughter of WILLIAM READ and ANN. She was born
Bef. 1718 in St. Mary's Co., MD, and died Bet. 1755 - 1760 in St. Mary's
Co., MD.


Children of NICHOLAS MILLS and ELIZABETH are:

i. ELIZABETH5 MILLS, b. Bef. 1728, St. Mary's Co., MD; d. 1798, St. Mary's
Co., MD; m. GEORGE GREENWELL, Bef. 1749, St. Mary's Co., MD; b. 1724, St.
Mary's Co., MD; d. 1785, St. Mary's Co., MD.

ii. JOHN MILLS, b. Bef. 1728, St. Mary's Co., MD; d. Aft. 1760.

iii. MARY MILLS, b. Bef. 1738, St. Mary's Co., MD; d. Bef. 1799; m. (1)
CLEMENT MEDLEY, Bef. 1753, St. Mary's Co., MD; b. 1723, St. Mary's Co., MD;
d. 1771, St. Mary's Co., MD; m. (2) IGNATIUS WIMSATT, 31 Dec 1772, St. Fr.
Xav. RCC, Compton, St. Mary's Co., MD; b. Apr 1739, St. Mary's Co., MD; d.
1807, Nelson Co., KY.

iv. JUSTINIAN MILLS, b. 02 Apr 1728, St. Mary's Co., MD; d. 20 Mar 1795, St.
Mary's Co., MD; m. MARY DANT, 26 Oct 1751, St. Mary's Co., MD; b. 01 Sep
1736, St. Mary's Co., MD; d. 08 Feb 1814, St. Mary's Co., MD.

v. NICHOLAS MILLS III, b. 1735, St. Mary's Co., MD; d. Apr 1785, St. Mary's
Co., MD; m. (1) ANASTASIA GOUGH, Bet. 1755 - 1757, St. Mary's Co., MD; b.
Bet. 1735 - 1743, St. Mary's Co., MD; d. 1771, St. Mary's Co., MD; m. (2)
WINIFRED VAN RESWICK, 15 Oct 1775, St. Mary's Co., MD; b. Bef. 1738, St.
Mary's Co., MD; d. Aft. 1789, St. Mary's Co., MD.

vi. CHARLES MILLS, b. Bef. 1745; d. Bef. Sep 1777, St. Mary's Co., MD; m.
ELEANOR BRISCOE, 19 Feb 1767, St. Mary's Co., MD; b. 13 Mar 1744/45, St.
Mary's Co., MD; d. Aft. 1810.

vii. JANE MILLS, b. Bef. 1752, St. Mary's Co., MD; d. Bef. 1777, St. Mary's
Co., MD; m. (1) HENRY GOLDSBOROUGH, Bef. 1766, St. Mary's Co., MD; b. Bef.
1718, St. Mary's Co., MD; d. 1766, St. Mary's Co., MD; m. (2) HENRY
SYLVESTER RALEY, Bet. 1767 - 1769, St. Mary's Co., MD; b. 1728, St. Mary's
Co., MD; d. 03 Jul 1829, Perry Co., MO.

viii. JAMES MILLS, b. Bef. 1757; d. Bef. 1825, St. Mary's Co., MD.



----- Original Message -----
From: "K. Woodring" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, January 16, 2009 1:57 PM
Subject: Re: [MDSTMARY] Joseph Greenwell


> Linda or Listers,
> Can anyone give short descendancy w/documentation on Eliz Mills (wife)
> dau. Nicholas and Eliz. so I can check my database?
> I need to check my Mills links back from this Eliz.
> I was just looking at this yesterday and now confused myself...
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Linda Reno <>
> Sent: Friday, January 16, 2009 12:00 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [MDSTMARY] Joseph Greenwell
>
> Will of George Greenwell, SMC, 9/14/1782-3/2/1785. Wife: negro named
> James. Daughters: Ann and Elizabeth Greenwell, furniture, bed, cow and
> calf. Daughter: Mary Ann Newton, 4 sheep. To: Heirs of son John, 1
> shilling. Sons: Nicholas, Bennet, Ignatius, Joseph, and Justinian, my
> real
> estate divided equally. Execs: Sons, Ignatius and Nicholas. Wit: Henry
> and
> Mary Wimsatt, William Cooper. (St. Mary's County, Maryland Wills,
> 1776-1790
> by Linda Reno and Joann Humphries).
>
>
> Will of Elizabeth Greenwell, SMC, 2/12/1796-2/13/1798. Son: Joseph, the
> best desk and two beds and furniture. Son: Justinian, one bed and
> furniture; one pr. of hand mill stones; and one 16 gallon kettle.
> Daughter:
> Elizabeth, two beds and furniture; one cow and calf; one loom and all of
> the
> gears; one great chest; one trunk; the smallest desk; the best pot; one 16
> gallon kettle; and half of the pewter. Son: Joseph, the residue of my
> estate. Exec: Son, Joseph. Wit: Henry Pike and Alloweser Greenwell. (St.
> Mary's County, Maryland Wills, 1791-1802 by Linda Reno and Joann
> Humphries)
>
> -------------------------------
> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
> with the word 'unsubscribe' without the
> quotes in the subject and the body of the message


This thread: