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Rachel (Harrold) Mills (1721 - 1761)

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Rachel Mills formerly Harrold
Born in Chester County, Pennsylvaniamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Fredrick, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Rowan County, North Carolinamap
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Rachel was born 9 Feb 1721 in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Her birth and that of her siblings is recorded in the New Garden (Pennsylvania) Monthly Meeting minutes.[1]

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Birth: Feb. 9, 1721
Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 1791
Rachel Harrold, Daughter of Richard Harrold and Mary Beals; Wife of Hur Mills — married 1738 in Fredrick, Virginia; Mother of Charity Mills and Amos Mills & other children.
Birth: 1714, PA
Death: 26 Nov 1761, New Garden MM, Guilford Co., NC H-I p510
Father: John MILLS Sr. (1687-1760)
Mother: Rebecca 1ST (->1730)
Spouse: Rachel HARROLD
Birth: 9 Feb 1721, Chester Co., PA
Death: 27 Mar 1791
Father: Richard HARROLD (~1683-<1730)
Mother: Mary BEALS (1692-~1730)
Marr: abt 1738
Children: Charity (1739-)
Michael (1743-)
Jemima (1746-1799)
Micajah (1749-)
Amos (1752-<1843)
Elizabeth (1754->1820)
Rachel (1758-1811)
Family links:
Hur Mills (1714 - 1761)*
Charity Mills Dillon (1739 - ____)*
Jemima Mills Stanley (1746 - 1779)*
Amos Mills (1752 - 1826)*
Rachel Mills Hodgson (1758 - 1811)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Rachel Mills is on the 1768 Rowan CO NC tax list.
Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: Still Searching [2]

This biography is a rough draft. It was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import and needs to be edited.


  1. Swarthmore College; Swarthmore, Pennsylvania; Minutes, 1746-1768; Collection: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Minutes; Call Number: MR-Ph 339, New Garden Monthly Meeting minutes
  2. Created by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332 Record added: Jun 25, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 92512788; URL:
  • WikiTree profile Harrold-42 created through the import of rgy_complete.ged on Jun 23, 2011 by Robert York. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Robert and others.

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On 18 Sep 2018 at 12:56 GMT T Stanton wrote:

Rachel was born in PA not NC. Both monthly meetings are named New Garden which can cause the confusion. Citation of her Quaker birth record is now listed in Sources.

On 25 Jun 2017 at 21:55 GMT Richard Hollenbeck wrote:

Harrold-224 and Harrold-42 appear to be a match despite severe issues with spouses and dates and mismatched parents. I marked them as unmerged matches while we figure it out. This will be a big and complicated project to get this all sorted out. PLEASE HELP! Thanks.  :-)

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