Early Origins of the Milliez family
The surname Milliez was first found in Kent
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Norman influence of English history dominated after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. The family name was first referenced in the 13th century when held estates in that shire. They are believed to have been from Millieres, 8 kilometers NW of St.Dauveur-Landelin in Normandy
and were a kin of the great Avranches family.
Early History of the Milliez family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Milliez research.Another 371 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1510, 1600, 1455, 1487, 1638, 1720, 1671, 1740, 1675, 1746, 1696, 1705 and 1704 are included under the topic Early Milliez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Milliez Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Millais, Milliere, Milleres, Milers, Milliers, Millhouse, Millhus, Millus and many more.
Early Notables of the Milliez family (pre 1700)
Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Isaac Milles or Mills (1638-1720), an English cleric from Cockfield, Suffolk; and his son, Thomas Milles (1671-1740), Church of Ireland
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Migration of the Milliez family to the New World and Oceana
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..