William Miles

about 1715–1770 (Age 55)
Somerset, Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of William

When William Miles was born about 1715, in Somerset, Maryland, United States, his father, William Miles, was 22 and his mother, Alice Rebecca Revell, was 19. He married Esther Tull about 1737, in Somerset, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in 1770, in his hometown, at the age of 55.

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William Miles
Esther Tull
Marriage: about 1737
Elizabeth Winbourne Miles

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    about 1737Somerset, Maryland, United States
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    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from the Middle English (Old French) personal name Mile + genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, or from its other Old French form Miles, a derivative of ancient Germanic Milo, based on the element mil, from mel ‘good, generous’. The Old French oblique case form was Milon (see Milon 1). Compare Millen and Millson .English: variant, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, of Myhill , from a vernacular form of the Biblical name Michael . Miles Coverdale, the translator of the Bible, when in Germany, called himself Michael Anglus (‘the Englishman’).Irish (Louth and Kilkenny): when not the same as 1 or 2, it is sometimes an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolmhuire, see Myles .

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