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Miles Standish
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Birth: unknown
Death: 1728
New London County
Connecticut, USA

Miles Standish, s. of Lieut. Josiah Standish (Capt. Myles,1 of Duxbury, Mass.) and Sarah Allen (Samuel,1 of Braintree, Mass.), d. bef. May 9, 1728.

From NEHGR 87(1933):158-9 [annotated] by the memorialist.

iv. Myles (or Miles), d.s.p. in 1728 [bef. May 9] (Caulkin's History of Norwich, p. 251); m. (1) Dec. 5, 1700 Mehitabel (Cary) Adams of Bristol, then in Mass. but now in Rhode Island, perhaps dau. of John Cary of Plymouth, who had m. (1) Dec. 18, 1689 Elisha Adams, b. Aug. 25, 1666, s. of Ens. Edward and Lydia (Rockwood) Adams of Medfield (The Standishes of America, p. 7, in which only this marriage, which is called his second, is given...); m. (2) Elizabeth ___ [the wid. Elizabeth (Thacher) Fuller on July 8, 1724 at Lebanon, Conn. (Leb. TR)], who survived him, was administratrix of his estate, and was authorized by the General Court in May 1728 to sell part of the estate to meet a small total of outstanding debts. (Connecticut Colonial records, 7:166):

Upon the memorial of Elisabeth Standish, administratrix on the estate of Miles Standish, late of Preston in the county of New London, deceas'd, shewing that the debts due from said estate surmount the personal estate the sum of 34 11s. 5d. This Assembly grants liberty and full power to the said Elizabeth Standish, to sell so much of the real estate of said deceas'd as to procure the sum of 34 11s. 5d. and also so much as to defray the necessary charge and utensils allowed by the judge of the probate in New London for the widows support; and to be under the direction of said judge of probate in the sale thereof.

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  Elizabeth Thacher Fuller (1673 - 1740)
Created by: Don Blauvelt
Record added: Nov 12, 2009
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