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Rebecca <I>James</I> Miles

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Rebecca James Miles

Birth
Radnor Township, Delaware County, Ohio, USA
Death
1752 (aged 46–47)
Radnor Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Devon, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA Add to Map
Plot
None recorded
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Rebecca James was born circa 1705 in Radnor Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania to David James (circa 1660-1739) and Margaret Jane (nee "Mortimer") James who arrived in Pennsylvania from Radnorshire, Wales on October 28, 1682. She was married circa 1730 in Pennsylvania to John Miles (circa 1703 - circa 1757), son of Richard Miles (1654-1713) and Sarah Evans (1666-1756), of Radnor Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Rebecca and her husband John were admitted by baptism to the Great Valley Baptist Church in Tredyffrin Township (present day "Devon") in Chester County, Pennsylvania. There is no date given for their baptism and admission, nor any record of their subsequent removal from the Church. Rebecca is believed to have died circa 1752 (aged 42) following lingering illness in Radnor Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. She is believed to be buried in an unmarked grave at Great Valley Baptist Church in Devon, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Her known children include: Rebecca Miles, Catherine Miles, Jane Miles, Sarah Miles, Enos Miles, James Miles, John Miles and Hannah Miles.
Rebecca James was born circa 1705 in Radnor Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania to David James (circa 1660-1739) and Margaret Jane (nee "Mortimer") James who arrived in Pennsylvania from Radnorshire, Wales on October 28, 1682. She was married circa 1730 in Pennsylvania to John Miles (circa 1703 - circa 1757), son of Richard Miles (1654-1713) and Sarah Evans (1666-1756), of Radnor Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Rebecca and her husband John were admitted by baptism to the Great Valley Baptist Church in Tredyffrin Township (present day "Devon") in Chester County, Pennsylvania. There is no date given for their baptism and admission, nor any record of their subsequent removal from the Church. Rebecca is believed to have died circa 1752 (aged 42) following lingering illness in Radnor Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. She is believed to be buried in an unmarked grave at Great Valley Baptist Church in Devon, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Her known children include: Rebecca Miles, Catherine Miles, Jane Miles, Sarah Miles, Enos Miles, James Miles, John Miles and Hannah Miles.


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  • Created by: James Family Archives Relative Niece/Nephew
  • Added: Mar 20, 2022
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/237818976/rebecca-miles: accessed ), memorial page for Rebecca James Miles (1705–1752), Find a Grave Memorial ID 237818976, citing Great Valley Baptist Church Cemetery, Devon, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by James Family Archives (contributor 50130457).