Milburn History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Milburn family

The surname Milburn was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Important Dates for the Milburn family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Milburn research. Another 121 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1536, 1464, 1633, 1660, 1660, 1622, 1668, 1649, 1720 and 1743 are included under the topic Early Milburn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Milburn Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Milburn, Milborne, Milbourn, Milbourne, Milburne, Melbourne and many more.

Early Notables of the Milburn family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Simon Melburn, High Sheriff of Herefordshire in 1464; William Milborne (c 1633-1660), an English landowner and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1660; Luke Milbourne...
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Milburn migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Milburn Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Francis Milburn, who landed in Virginia in 1663 [1]
Milburn Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Andrew, Christopher, and William Milburn, who settled in Carolina in 1774
  • Elizabeth Milburn, who settled in Georgia in 1775
  • Elizabeth Milburn, aged 20, who arrived in Georgia in 1775 [1]
Milburn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Milburn, who arrived in New York in 1819 [1]

Milburn migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Milburn Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • William Milburn, aged 24, a shepherd, who arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "British Empire" [2]
  • William Milburn, aged 24, a shepherd, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "British Empire" in 1850 [2]

Milburn migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Milburn Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • James Milburn, aged 18, a mechanic, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Thomas Harrison" in 1842
  • Mr. James Milburn (Milburne), (b. 1824), aged 18, British mechanic travelling from London aboard the ship "Thomas Harrison" arriving in Nelson, South Island, New Zealand on 28th October 1842 [3]
  • Mr. Maurice Milburn, (b. 1838), aged 21, English butcher and drover from Durham travelling from London aboard the ship "Zealandia" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 14th November 1859 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Milburn (post 1700)

  • Herbert Theodore Milburn (1931-2016), American jurist, Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (1996-2016), Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (1984-1996), Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee in 1984
  • Rodney "Rod" Milburn (1950-1997), Jr. was an American gold medalist athlete at the 1972 Summer Olympics
  • Jeff Milburn, American stunt driver and car designer
  • Glyn Curt Milburn (b. 1971), former American football player who played from 1993 to 2001
  • Major-General Frank William Milburn (1892-1962), American Commanding General I Corps (1950-1951) [4]
  • Brigadier-General Bryan Lee Milburn (1896-1991), American Commandant of the Anti-Aircraft Artillery School (1942-1944) [5]
  • Amos Milburn (1927-1980), American rhythm and blues singer
  • Jeff Milburn, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012 [6]
  • James C. Milburn, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 9th District, 1994 [6]
  • Henry Milburn, American Republican politician, Member of New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Dunbarton; Elected 1938 [6]
  • ... (Another 24 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Milburn family

HMS Hood
  • Mr. Samuel C Milburn (b. 1923), Canadian Able Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, who sailed into battle and died in the sinking [7]

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BRITISH EMPIRE 1850. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850BritishEmpire.htm
  3. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  4. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2013, May 9) Frank Milburn. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Milburn/Frank_William/USA.html
  5. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2013, May 9) Bryan Milburn. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Milburn/Bryan_Lee/USA.html
  6. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  7. ^ H.M.S. Hood Association-Battle Cruiser Hood: Crew Information - H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour, Men Lost in the Sinking of H.M.S. Hood, 24th May 1941. (Retrieved 2016, July 15) . Retrieved from http://www.hmshood.com/crew/memorial/roh_24may41.htm
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