Milay History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Milay family
The surname Milay was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been traced from ancient times.
The family branched into Ile-de-France, Bourgogne, Dauphiné, Lorraine, Savoie, and they became the Barons of Challes and Barons of Faverges. Among the most recognized were: Theodore Millet, Colonel, who was named Knight of the Empire in 1810, then Baron of the Empire in 1813; Jean-François Millet (1814-1875), who was a talented painter, designer, and engraver. Today, parts of France are proud to be associated with such a dedicated family.
Early History of the Milay family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Milay research. Another 115 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1450, 1539, 1572, 1582, 1686, 1719, 1810, 1813, 1814, and 1875 are included under the topic Early Milay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Milay Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Millet, Milliet, Millez, Millais, Millay, Millets, Milet, Milez, Milais, Milets, Milay, de Millet and many more.
Early Notables of the Milay family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Theodore Millet, Colonel, Knight of the Empire; Francisque Millet (1642-1679), also known as Jean-François Milée or Millet I, a...
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Migration of the Milay family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean Millot settled in Quebec in 1654; Jacques Millet settled in Louisiana in 1719; Caleb Millet settled in Barbados in 1699; Mary Millett settled in Boston in 1768.
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