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Capt John Miles
Birth: Oct., 1644
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Nov. 7, 1705
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

~MY ANCESTOR~
John Miles was the son of RICHARD MILES, who immigrated from England in 1637 and eventually became a prominent citizen of New Haven. John married on 11 Apr. 1665, Elizabeth, daughter of JOHN HARRIMAN, also a prominent New Haven settler and my ancestor. John & Elizabeth were the parents of five children, one of them, LIEUT. RICHARD MILES, being my ancestor. John married second on 2 Nov. 1680, Mary, daughter of Joseph Alsop, and granddaughter of my ancestors, JOHN & TEMPERANCE (GILBERT) ALSOP. His will was written 28 Nov. 1700.
Connecticut Society of Colonial Wars Pedigree, p. 1206
"John Miles (1644-1704) New Haven, Conn. Chosen Ensign for New Haven Trainband, June 1673, and confirmed Ensign, Oct. 1673; at a meeting of the Council, Sept. 9, 1675, he was ordered to stay at Westfield with twenty-six men in his charge; Lieutenant by Nov. 1675; appointed 7th in command of Connecticut Forces, Nov. 1675; appointed Captain in command of New Haven County Dragoons, for service against the French and Indians, Apr. 1690; appointed Captain of New Haven Trainband, May 1690; appointed Captain of one hundred and fifty men raised for the Relief of Albany, Feb. 21, 1693. Deputy for New Haven to Connecticut General Court, Oct. 1690, May 1691."
Authorities: Conn. Col. Records, Vol. II, pp. 214, 365, 386; Vol. IV, pp. 21, 25, 33, 42, 88; New Haven Town Records, Vol. II, p. 311.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Miles (1598 - 1667)
  Mary Catherine Elithorpe Miles (1592 - 1688)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Alsop Miles (1654 - 1705)
  Elizabeth Harriman Miles (1648 - 1675)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Miles Andrews (1665 - 1734)*
  John Miles (1667 - 1710)*
  Richard Miles (1672 - 1756)*
  Samuel Miles (1674 - 1674)*
  Hannah Miles Hall (1681 - 1741)*
  Daniel Miles (1683 - 1711)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna Miles Street (1639 - 1687)*
  Samuel Miles (1640 - 1678)*
  John Miles (1644 - 1705)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Center Church on the Green Churchyard
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: No tombstone remains
 
Created by: Nareen, et al
Record added: Apr 29, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8700862
Capt John Miles
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Dear Great Great great Grandfather. Many of your descendents are here to honor you and your life. I am one of them. xoxoxox Marianne
- Marianne Higgins-Barone
 Added: Jun. 19, 2014

- Scott Hayes
 Added: May. 26, 2014

- Gloria
 Added: May. 19, 2014
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