John/1 Miles

M, #604, (say 1615 - 26 August 1693)
Last Edited:28 Jun 2018

Child with Sarah (–?–):

  • Mary/2 Miles11 b. 11 Feb 1639/40, d. 25 Nov 1708

Children with Susannah Reddit:

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 22 Aug 1653, John Miles was one of a number of Concord signatories to an agreement to contribute an aggregate of £5 yearly to "the colledge at Cambridge," later Harvard College, for a term of seven years.4 Named as a debtor, 9 Nov 1653, in the inventory of Thomas Flint of Concord.5
     His wife died at Concord 18 May 16781,6, 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.7,2 He died at Concord 26 Aug 16938, and there his widow married (2), 10 Nov 1698, Lt. John Wilson of Billerica.9
     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.10

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. [S1756] Charles Henry Pope, Willard Genealogy, "The Concord Subscription," vii-viii. Full particulars of this document may also be found at https://www.colonialsociety.org/node/675
  5. [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.
  6. [S182] Shattuck, Hist. Concord, 378–78, Lee genealogy.
  7. [S185] Concord BMD, 23, John Miles/Susannah Rediat m.
  8. [S185] Concord BMD, 56, John Miles d.
  9. [S300] Vital Records of Billerica, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 332, Lt. John Wilson/Susanna Miles m. Concord.
  10. [S182] Shattuck, Hist. Concord, 36, 38, 45.
  11. [S185] Concord BMD, 2, Mary Miles b.
  12. [S185] Concord BMD, 23, John Miles b.
  13. [S185] Concord BMD, 25, Samuel Myles b.
  14. [S185] Concord BMD, 33, Sarah Miles b.

John/2 Miles

M, #606, (20 March 1680 - 23 August 1725)
Father*John/1 Miles1 b. s 1615, d. 26 Aug 1693
Mother*Susannah Reddit1 b. s 1640, d. 25 Nov 2000
Last Edited:28 Jun 2018

Children with Mary/3 Prescott:

  • John/3 Miles+7 b. 24 Dec 1702, d. 4 Feb 1781
  • Jonathan/3 Miles8 b. 13 Feb 1705/6
  • Mary/3 Miles9 b. 18 Oct 1709, d. 26 Sep 1782
  • Elizabeth/3 Miles10 b. Oct 1714, d. 2 Jan 1716
  • Benjamin/3 Miles11 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 Aug 1725, a. 4534,5, and was interred in the South Burying Ground.5 Mary's death record is not found at Concord.
     John's estate was appraised at £1,708.6

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. 23 Aug 1723, per g.s. reading included in the Concord Gravemarker database, which is drawn from George Tolman's 1873 transcription of the stone. But note the birth of his son Benjamin in Nov 1724.
  4. [S185] Concord BMD, 435, John Miles d. (g.s.): 23 Aug 1725, 45 y.
  5. [S2363] Concord Gravemarker Data, SBG-160, Mr. John Miles: 23 Aug 1723, 45th year.
  6. [S182] Lemuel Shattuck, History of the Town of Concord, 379, Miles genealogy.
  7. [S185] Concord BMD, 54, John Miles b.
  8. [S185] Concord BMD, 64, Jonathan Miles b.
  9. [S185] Concord BMD, 73, Mary Miles b.
  10. [S2363] Concord Gravemarker Data, SBG-164, Elizabeth Miles.
  11. [S185] Concord BMD, 113, Benjn Miles b.

Dea. Samuel/2 Miles

M, #607, (14 February 1681 - 11 October 1758)
Father*John/1 Miles1 b. s 1615, d. 26 Aug 1693
Mother*Susannah Reddit1 b. s 1640, d. 25 Nov 2000
Last Edited:28 Jun 2018

Children with Sarah Foster:

  • Samuel/3 Miles6 b. 20 Mar 1706/7
  • Joseph/3 Miles7 b. 8 Aug 1709
  • Sarah/3 Miles8 b. 1 Sep 1711
  • Ezekiel/3 Miles9 b. 26 Dec 1713
  • Esther/3 Miles10 b. 2 Sep 1716
  • Martha/3 Miles11 b. 6 Mar 1718/19
  • Nathan/3 Miles12 b. 14 Jan 1720/21
  • Reuben/3 Miles13 b. 12 Dec 1723
  • Capt. Charles/3 Miles14 b. 28 Jun 1727, d. 2 Nov 1790
Dea. Samuel/2 Miles was born 14 Feb 1681 at Concord, Massachusetts,1, where he married, 23 Jan 1705, Sarah Foster.2 She died at Concord 13 Mar 17563, and he 11 Oct 1758, a. 77.4 They are interred in the South Burying Ground, his g.s. now lost.5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 25, Samuel Myles b.
  2. [S185] Concord BMD, 65, Samll Miles/Sarah Foster m.
  3. [S185] Concord BMD, 183, Sarah Miles d.
  4. [S185] Concord BMD, 195, Decon Samuel Miles d.: record cites g.s.
  5. [S2363] Concord Gravemarker Data, SBG-161, Mrs. Sarah Miles.
  6. [S185] Concord BMD, 67, Samll Miles b.
  7. [S185] Concord BMD, 72, Joseph Miles b.
  8. [S185] Concord BMD, 78, Sarah miles b.
  9. [S185] Concord BMD, 82, Ezekel miles b.
  10. [S185] Concord BMD, 90, Easther Miles b.
  11. [S185] Concord BMD, 98, Martha Miles b.
  12. [S185] Concord BMD, 102, Nathan Miles b.
  13. [S185] Concord BMD, 113, Ruben Miles b.
  14. [S185] Concord BMD, 118, Charles Miles b.