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In 1662, William and Margaret Overed of Nominie to Daniel Hutt, merchant. Witnessed by Robert Sherley, Westmoreland Co. VA.

note: John Miles widow married William Overed.
info from Ken 

David Miles will of 1674 Lancaster Co. VA Wife: Martha, Daughter, Elizabeth. Witnessed by: William Pitcher, Richard Shurley, John Cooper.

note: Martha Miles was the daughter of William Ironmonger.  In 1685 Gloucester Co. Virginia,  deed from William Ironmonger to David Miles of Lancaster Co. VA, 746 acres on East  branch of Corrotoman River.

note: William Pitcher wit the land transaction of John Carter SR. and  JR. regarding Elizabeth Sherley, spinster of Gloucester Co. VA.

note: David Miles was apprenticed to John Carter in 1655 abstract.    =============================

Roger Miles 1635 England  died before 1712 Accomaack Co. VA. He married Ann Fowkes about 1675. She was the daughter of James Fowkes.

1. Roger Miles 1677 Accomack Co. VA

2. William Miles 1678

3. Stephen Miles 1680


Isle of Wight Co.VA  Deed Book 1

Deposition of William Miles 75 years of age, (he would have been born  in 1622), saith that 60 years ago, the Plantation William Phillips lives on at the time went by the name "The Glebe" etc... March 5, 1697-98.


Francis Miles and wife Katherine_______.  His will is dated Sept 23, 1700, St. Marys Co. Maryland.


1. John Miles

2. Prudence Miles

3. Katherine Miles m. 1st John Wiseman, 2nd Richard Shirley of Maryland 


A Tobias Miles died in Calvert Co. Maryland in 1691. He names a Francis Miles in his will.


THOMAS NORRIS 1608 Congham, Norfolk Co. England, d. 1675 Talbot Co. MD married Anne Hynson 1637 Nansemond Co. Virginia, (Upper Norfolk Co.)
[Thomas is the son of Geoffrey Norris (1559-1609) and wife, Mary Miles/Myles of England].


Mary Miles m. James Chapman in Prince George Co. Maryland in 1723.


Margaret Miles m. Aaron Johnson Dec 8, 1726 Anne Arundel Co. Maryland.


Rebecca Miles m. Thomas Hill 1753 St. Marys Co. Maryland.



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