The 1881 history lists John Mills dying 1835 age 73
Probate has tis record of minor children
#642 - William, Amos, John, Elizabeth, Rebecca, Henry, Joseph and George Mills children and heirs of John Mills - Henry Mills gdn. Filed 5 March 1836. Surity: John Olinger, Peter Stuck. On 29 Nov 1839 John McCown appointed gdn of William age 18, Amos age 16, John age 15, Elizabeth age 14, Rebecca age 11, Henry age 9, Joseph age 6 and George age 5. Surity: Archibald Campbell, James McCown.
Records show a John Mills born Pa died Sep. 22 1854
Mary Mills his wife married 1802 came to Preble 1819
she died Aug 4, 1862 at home of Esq. Shaeffer
#1924 - John Mills - James Francis, adm. Filed 26 Sept 1854. Surity: Amos D. Mills, Lewis Overholtz. Petition to sell land, notice sent to widow, Amos D. Mills, Lydia Ann and Peter Shafer. Mary Mills, widow did not wish to serve, appraisers: John C. Thomas, Ezra Potter, Alfred McDonald, David Patten; Amos D. Mills ex., William Patterson, William Albright, James N. Boner for crying sale, Charles Collins for clerking sale.
#2000 - John Mills - Ex. Amos D. Mills son will abstract: Ex.
may sell lots where I live And in and in Linton Co. In. and
as much ofland in IL and Randolph In. as necessary to pay debts;
to wife Mary 1/2 part of our house and lot in Camden and
all household furniture, to daughter Lydiann Shaeffer 40 acres in Randolph Co.IL to be kept in hands of Ex. and rent and profit given to daughter yearly and at her death to be sold and divided equally among her children; to son Amos Douglass Mills residue of estate and at his death to be divided equally among his children.
Signed 10 Oct 1843. Filed 24 March 1855. Surity: Edward Felton, Levi Gard.Inventory by appraisers: J. C. Thomas, Ezra Potter, Alfred McDonald. List of items set off for widow Mary Mills including family Bible. Dr. Lurton Dunham, will to be recorded in IN, Samuel Knees, William Arkill, LaDow & Hamilton for gavestone, Benjamin Fornshell, Josiah Mings, James McCord', Isaac Craig, C. Chadwick, Squire Callum, B. Hubbard, Robert Harkness, Benjamin Gardner for
coffin for John, Allen and Cornelius Halderman, George Kirchner,Franklin Wescoe, T. E. Martin, New Albany IN Theological Seminary.
Amos lived two places away from son of Peter Poyner 1850
Amos sold lot in Camden to John H. Jonston 1838