John/1 Miles

M, #604, (say 1615 - 26 August 1693)
Last Edited:15 Aug 2017

Child with Sarah (–?–):

  • Mary/2 Miles10 b. 11 Feb 1639/40, d. 25 Nov 1708

Children with Susannah Reddit:

  • John/2 Miles+11 b. 20 Mar 1680, d. 23 Oct 1725
  • Dea. Samuel/2 Miles12 b. 14 Feb 1681, d. 11 Oct 1758
  • Sarah/2 Miles13 b. 25 Mar 1686
John/1 Miles, born in England, married (1), by 1639, Sarah (–?–).1,2 He emigrated to New England, where he was admitted a freeman of Massachusetts Bay 14 Mar 1638/393, and a resident of Concord, 1640.2 Named as a debtor, 9 Nov 1653, in the inventory of Thomas Flint of Concord.4 His wife died at Concord 18 May 16781,5, and there he married (2), "in his old age" [Shattuck], 10 Feb 1679, Susannah Reddit. Although he would then have been in his 60s, three children of this marriage are subsequently recorded.6,2 He died at Concord 26 Aug 16937, and there his widow married (2), 10 Nov 1698, Lt. John Wilson of Billerica.8
     John Miles served on the 1663 committee to divide the town's South District and appears as one of 17 signers of a petition to the selectmen in 1672. 1666 tax records indicate he was taxed £3-17-2 on 23 lots comprising 459 acres in the town's South District.9

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 23, Sarah Miles d.
  2. [S182] Lemuel Shattuck, History of the Town of Concord, 379, Miles genealogy.
  3. [S222] Lucius R. Paige, "Massachusetts Freemen," 16, John Miles.
  4. [S106] NEHGS Register, "Abstracts of the Earliest Wills from the Records and Files at East Cambridge, Mass., in the County of Middlesex" (Jan 1862), 16:72-73.
  5. [S182] Shattuck, Hist. Concord, 378–78, Lee genealogy.
  6. [S185] Concord BMD, 23, John Miles/Susannah Rediat m.
  7. [S185] Concord BMD, 56, John Miles d.
  8. [S300] Vital Records of Billerica, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 332, Lt. John Wilson/Susanna Miles m. Concord.
  9. [S182] Shattuck, Hist. Concord, 36, 38, 45.
  10. [S185] Concord BMD, 2, Mary Miles b.
  11. [S185] Concord BMD, 23, John Miles b.
  12. [S185] Concord BMD, 25, Samuel Myles b.
  13. [S185] Concord BMD, 33, Sarah Miles b.

John/2 Miles

M, #606, (20 March 1680 - 23 October 1725)
Father*John/1 Miles1 b. s 1615, d. 26 Aug 1693
Mother*Susannah Reddit1 b. s 1640, d. 25 Nov 2000
Last Edited:19 Aug 2017

Children with Mary/3 Prescott:

  • John/3 Miles+5 b. 24 Dec 1702, d. 4 Feb 1781
  • Jonathan/3 Miles6 b. 13 Feb 1705/6
  • Mary/3 Miles7 b. 18 Oct 1709, d. 26 Sep 1782
  • Benjamin/3 Miles8 b. 26 Nov 1724
John/2 Miles Jr. was born 20 Mar 1680 at Concord, Massachusetts1, where he married, 16 Apr 1702, Mary/3 Prescott of Concord, daughter of Capt. Jonathan/2 Prescott and Elizabeth/3 Hoar.2 He died at Concord 23 Oct 1725, a. 453, and was interred in the Main St. Burying Ground.3 His estate was valued at £1,708.4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 23, John Miles b.
  2. [S185] Concord BMD, 54, John Miles/Mary Prescott m.
  3. [S185] Concord BMD, 435, John Miles d. (g.s.).
  4. [S182] Lemuel Shattuck, History of the Town of Concord, 379, Miles genealogy.
  5. [S185] Concord BMD, 54, John Miles b.
  6. [S185] Concord BMD, 64, Jonathan Miles b.
  7. [S185] Concord BMD, 73, Mary Miles b.
  8. [S185] Concord BMD, 113, Benjn Miles b.