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Mills Family Bible

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0842
Abstract

This Bible, published by Langdon Coffin of Boston, Massachusetts in 1831, belonged to the Mills family of Virginia and Tennessee. It contains family records for Robert and Mary Barbara (Sharp) Mills' children and the children of three unidentified women (possibly enslaved by Robert S. Mills) named Sary, Mary, and Dolley. Also included is a letter from Robert Mills to his son, Robert S. Mills, giving his children's birthdates and describing Abraham Mills' multiple attempts at bigamy.

Dates: 1769 December 1-1869 August 25

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  • Subject: Tennessee -- Genealogy. X
  • Subject: Sumner County (Tenn.) -- Genealogy. X