Abraham Millet Jr.

Brief Life History of Abraham

When Abraham Millet Jr. was born on 10 July 1732, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Abraham Millet, was 21 and his mother, Alise Elwell, was 20. He married Ruth Riggs on 3 October 1755, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Millet Jr.
1732–
Ruth Riggs
1733–
Marriage: 3 October 1755
Abraham Millet III
1757–
Wentworth Millet
1760–
Alice Millet
1762–

Sources (7)

  • Abraham Millitt, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Abraham Millet, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910, 1921-1924"
  • Abraham Millet, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Leonce, Aime, Aubert, Celine, Herve, Julien, Leandre, Marcel, Monique, Patrice, Raymonde, Roussel.

French and Catalan: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of millet or panic grass, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a field of millet, from French and Catalan millet (from Latin milietum, a derivative of milium, in Old French mil ‘millet’).

French: habitational name from (Le) Millet, the name of several places in various parts of France.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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