Milledge History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Milledge family

The surname Milledge was first found in Staffordshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1198 when Roger Melewich held lands.

Important Dates for the Milledge family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Milledge research. Another 70 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Milledge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Milledge Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Millage, Millwich, Millage, Millidge, Milledge, Milladge, Millwick and many more.

Early Notables of the Milledge family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Milledge family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

Contemporary Notables of the name Milledge (post 1700)

  • John Milledge (1757-1818), American politician, Representative from Georgia at-large, 1792-93, 1795-99, 1801-02; Governor of Georgia, 1802-06; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1806-09 [1]
  • Mr. Peter Neil Milledge C.B., British Counsel to the Chairman of Committees for House of Lords was appointed Companion of the Order of Bath on 17th June 2017, for services to the House of Lords
  • Robert Milledge Charlton (1807-1854), American politician, Member of Georgia State House of Representatives; U.S. Attorney for Georgia, 1835-36, 1839-40; Mayor of Savannah, Georgia, 1839-41; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1852-53 [2]
  • Milledge Luke Bonham (1813-1890), American politician, Governor of South Carolina (1862-1864), and a Confederate general during the American Civil War

Citations

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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