John Myllet, born about 1491 at Redwood, Herefordshire,
married Mrs John Myllet (born about 1493 at Redwood) about 1515 at Redwood.
John Myllet, born about 1517 at Redwood, married Mrs John
Myllet (born about 1519 at Redwood) about 1542 at Redwood, died 25 September
John Myllet, born about 1547 at Chertsey, Surrey, married
Ann or Avice Martin (born about 1550 at Binfield, Berkshire, daughter of John
Martin of Binfield) in 1572 at Chertsey, died in October 1623 at Wiston, Sussex
and was buried there on 3 October 1623.
Henry Myllet, born about 1573 at Chertsey, married Joyce or
Joice Chapman (born about 1577 at Chertsey, daughter of John Chapman of
Chertsey and Maud Graynge, died August 1628 at Chertsey) in 1593 at Chertsey,
died January 1630 at Chertsey and was buried there on 6 January 1630. He was
an attorney-at-law at Staple Inn,
Holborn, London. Henry and Joyce had
Thomas Millett (Henry’s seventh child), born about 1605 at
Chertsey, married Mary Greenaway (born about 1605 at Staines, Worcestershire,
daughter of John Greenaway of Staines, died on 5 June 1682 at Brookfield, Massachusetts)
on 1 May 1629 at St Saviour, Southwark, Surrey, emigrated in 1635 on the ship Elizabeth
to Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts,
and died (killed by Indians) on 3 June 1676 at Brookfield, Worcester,
Massachusetts. Thomas and Mary had eight
children, two born in Southwark, Surrey.
Benoite, Thomas and others. The Visitations of the County
of Surrey, made and taken in the years 1530 by Thomas Benoite, Clarenceux King
of Arms; 1572 by Robert Cooke,
Clarenceux King of Arms; and 1623 by
Samuel Thompson, Windsor Herald, and Augustin Vincent, Rouge Croix Pursuivant.
London, Harleian Society, 1899, p. 174.
Dale Robert, Suffolk Herald. Account
extracted from the Parish Register of Chertsey in Surrey and other informations,
taken there 21 April 1712. 4 p.
England, Select Deaths
and Burials, 1538-1991 (Ancestry.com).
The Hunter / Chasse
Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812
Millenium File (Ancestry.com).
Millett, George Bown. Genealogical
memoranda as to the Millett family.
Penzance, March 1870.
Millett, George Francis. Ancestors
and descendants of Thomas Millett from Chertsey, Surreyshire, England to Dorchester,
Massachusetts, and his wife Mary Greenoway.
Mesa, Arizona, George Francis Millett, 1959, p. 1.
Register of St Saviour
Church, Southwark, Surrey, England.
Sanford - Shulsen
Stinchfield, John Clark. History
of the Town of Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine, from its settlement, June 10,
1780. Lewiston, Maine, Press of
Lewiston Journal, 1901, p. 43.
U. K., Extracted
Probate Records, 1269-1975 (Ancestry,com).
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clergy and the colonial churches of New England. Lancaster, Mass., Society
of the Descendants
of the Colonial Clergy, 1936, p. 141-142.
Wells and Scott
Genealogy (USA and South Africa) (Ancestry.com).
alternative genealogy was advanced by Paul C. Reed and Leslie Mahler in The American
Genealogist in April and
identification of the immigrant Thomas Millett as son of Henry Millett of
Chertsey –based solely on the facts that Henry had a son Humphrey in Southwark
and a son named Thomas – is false. The New England immigrant hailed from
Newbury, having temporarily settled in a London suburb before leaving for
Millett, born c. 1513, a prominent
fishmonger of Newbury, Berkshire, died and was buried there on 19 August
1564. He had four wives, and ten children by three of them.
Millett (John’s second son,
mother unknown), was born c. 1539 at Newbury, married Alice ?, and died c. 1587
at Newbury. He and Alice had eleven children. He was a mercer.
Millett (William’s fifth child),
baptised 10 April 1569 at Newbury, married Eleanor Pritchard on 2 July 1593 at
Newbury. His date and place of death are unknown. He and Eleanor
had four or possibly five children.
Millett (John’s youngest child),
was baptised 24 October 1604 at Newbury, and died between 3 June 1675 (when he
sold land) and 23 September 1676 (when the inventory of his estate was taken)
at Brookfield, Mass. He married on 1 May 1629 at St Saviour, Southwark,
Surrey Mary Green(a)way, who was baptised at Mildenhall,
Wiltshire on 5 November 1605. She was a daughter of John and Mary
Green(a)way of Dorchester, Mass., and died at Brookfield, Mass. before 26
September 1682 (division of her husband's estate).
were baptised at St Saviour: John on 6 May 1630, and Thomas on 16 August
1632. Their father's occupation is given as “a Tayler” in the St Saviour
C. and Mahler,
Leslie. The correct English origin of Thomas Millett of Dorchester,
Massachusetts. The American
Genealogist v. 75 no. 2, April 2000, p. 81-93.
C. and Mahler, Leslie. The
correct English origin of Thomas Millett of Dorchester, Massachusetts. Part
two. The American
Genealogist v. 75 no. 4, October 2000, p. 310-319.