From the Mills Family History: "Adam appears to have married a Miss Bourbon (was actually Burbanks) and settled on what we call the Washington Sear farm. He was something of a show-maker and horse doctor, rather of a mechanical turn, very rotund in build, it being said he was almost as tall lying down as standing up."
1824 Morgan Co, IL. Adam voted in the Mauvaisterre Pct along with his father, brother, William, and bro-in-law, David Van Gundy.
1826 Adam served as administrator of his father's estate.
1830 At census time, He lived just down the road from David Van Gundy, Woolery was in the same county. Adam's household consisted of 1 male 30-40, 1 male 10-15, 1 female 20-30, and 2 females under 5.
He was killed instantly when kicked in the head by a horse.
Absalem Peak served as administrator of his estate.