Barbara Mullins

about 1588–6 October 1659 (Age 71)
Isle of Man

The Life of Barbara

Barbara Mullins was born about 1588, in Isle of Man. She married Myles Standish in July 1623, in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 6 October 1659, in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 71, and was buried in Duxbury, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Myles Standish
Barbara Mullins
Marriage: July 1623
Charles Standish
Alexander Standish
Myles Standish II
Josiah Standish Sr
Josiah Standish
John Standish
Lora Standish
Charles Standish

Spouse and Children

July 1623
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America


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World Events (1)


Age 32

In 1620, after 2 rough months at sea, 102 Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock and established one of the very first English settlements in America.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: occupational name from Old French molineux ‘miller’ ( see Molyneux ).

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

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Story Highlight

Myles "Miles" Standish husband of Barbara Allen

Myles "Miles" Standish Birth: 1584, England Death: Oct. 3, 1656 Plymouth County Massachusetts, USA American Colonist. He accompanied the Pilgrims as the commander of their militia, but was …

Sources (3)

  • Listed in entry for Alexander Standish, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Barbara Allen Standish, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Barbara Mullins in U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900

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