Peter Brown Family History

Thomas Mills (1540) & Joane Botting

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General History

Thomas Mills & Joane Botting were one of my 13th generation ancestors.

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Thomas Mills was born about 1540 probably in Lingfield, Surrey. He was possibly the son of Michael Mills & Joan. He married Joan Botting on 3rd May 1562 in Lingfield, Surrey.

Joane Botting birth details are unknown.

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Thomas & Joan had five children.

Richard Michael Katherine Thomas Prudence
  1. Richard Mills was baptised on 7th May 1562 in Lingfield, Surrey.
    1. Richard Mills was baptised on 24th November 1594 in East Grinstead, Sussex.
    2. Elizabeth Mills was baptised on 5th September 1596 in East Grinstead, Sussex (no parents shown so assumed).
    3. Edward Mills was baptised on 26th June 1597 in East Grinstead, Sussex.
    4. John Mills (Mylles) was baptised on 4th November 1599 in East Grinstead, Sussex and he was buried there on 24th June 1600 ('son of Richard').
    5. Robert Mills (Mylles) was baptised on 6th September 1601 in East Grinstead, Sussex. He married Anne (or Agnes). Robert & Anne had 5 children.
      1. Thomas Mills (Milles) was baptised on 8th August 1627 in East Grinstead, Sussex (son of Robert & Agnis).
      2. John Mills (Milles) was baptised on 27th December 1628 in East Grinstead, Sussex (son of Robert & Anne)
      3. Philip Mills (Milles) was baptised on 12th May 1630 in East Grinstead, Sussex
      4. Jane Mills (Milles) was baptised on 18th April 1632 in East Grinstead, Sussex
      5. Anne Mills (Milles) was baptised on 7th April 1634 in East Grinstead, Sussex
      6. Henry Mills (Henrie Milles) was baptised on 27th March 1636 in East Grinstead, Sussex
    6. Nicholas Mills (Nycholas Mylls) was baptised on 5th February 1604 in East Grinstead, Sussex.
  2. Michael Mills was baptised on 14th March 1568 in Lingfield, Surrey.
  3. Katherine Mills (Myles) was baptised on 28th October 1569 in Lingfield, Surrey. She had a child baseborn.
    1. John Mills (Miles) was baptised on 12th January 1600 in Lingfield, Surrey. He probably married Mary Underhill on 21st August 1632 in East Grinstead, Sussex (shown as Milles). Mary was the daughter of John Underhill, the son of Nicholas Underhill (family ref 1 C). Mary was mentioned in her sister Anne Dungate's Will of 1680.John & Mary had five children.
      1. Mary Mills (Marye Milles) was baptised on 19th August 1633 in West Hoathly, Sussex (living in East Grinstead).
      2. Anne Mills was baptised on 7th April 1635 in East Grinstead, Sussex.
      3. Nicholas Mills was baptised on 7th October 1637 in East Grinstead, Sussex. He was mentioned in his Aunt Anne Dungate's Will of 1680.
      4. John Mills was baptised on 7th April 1640 in East Grinstead, Sussex. He was mentioned in his Aunt Anne Dungate's Will of 1680.
      5. Robert Mills was baptised on 14th August 1642 in East Grinstead, Sussex. He was mentioned in his Aunt Anne Dungate's Will of 1680.
  4. Thomas Mills was baptised on 10th February 1573 in Lingfield, Surrey. Details of Thomas Mills are shown separately as they are direct ancestors.
  5. Prudence Mills was baptised on 22nd April 1576 in Lingfield, Surrey.

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  1. There were numerous differant spellings of "Mills" in the parish registers eg Mills,Miles, Milles, Myles, Mylles, Mylls, Millins, Molles,
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  1. Sussex Record Society -  East Grinstead Parish Registers 1558-1661:
  2. Sussex Parish Registers – East Grinstead, West Hoathly,Worth
  3. Surrey Parish Registers - Burstow, Charlwood, Horley, Horne, Lingfield
  4. Sussex Record Society – Marriage Licenses at Lewes 1586-1642,1670-1732, 1772-1837 (Volumes 1, 6, 25,26)
  5. Lewes Will Microfilm
  6. Sussex Family History Group-Sussex Marriage Index CD
  7. Sussex Family History Group - Baptism & Burial records
  8. Surrey Marriage Index CD
  9. Surrey Burial Index CD
  10. IGI (International Genealogical Index: Latter-day Saints) - batches of parish records: see LINKS-Research Web sites