Captain Myles Standish1,2,3

M, #2217, b. 1584, d. 3 October 1656
ReferenceZZ2217

Names and TItles

Titled: Pilgrim in 1620.
     Captain Myles Standish was born in 1584 in Isle of Man.1,4 He married first Pilgrim Rose (?) before 1618.4,5 Captain Myles Standish married second Barbara (?) before 1623/24 in New Plymouth Colony.4,5 Captain Myles Standish died on 3 October 1656 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.4,5 His estate was probated on 4 May 1657.5
     He was a Soldier.5 He emmigrated with Pilgrim Rose (?) on 6 August 1620 on the Ship 'Mayflower'.6 Captain Myles Standish immigrated with Pilgrim Rose (?) in November 1620 to in Plymouth, Plymouth County, New Plymouth Colony, on the Ship 'Mayflower'.4 Captain Myles Standish signed The Mayflower Compact on 11 November 1620 at Cape Cod. Captain Myles Standish became a widower with the death of his wife, Pilgrim Rose (?) on 29 January 1620/21 in New Plymouth Colony.4 Captain Myles Standish became the father of Charles Standish say 1624.5 Captain Myles Standish took a trip from late 1625 to early 1626 in London, England.5 He became the father of Alexander Standish circa 1626.5 Captain Myles Standish became the father of John Standish say 1627.5 Captain Myles Standish became the father of Myles Standish say 1629.5 Captain Myles Standish became the father of Lora Standish say 1631.5 Captain Myles Standish became the father of Josias Standish say 1633.5 Captain Myles Standish became the father of Charles Standish say 1635.5 Myles's son was married at wedding of Josias Standish and Mary Dingley on 19 December 1654 in Marshfield, (now Plymouth County), New Plymouth Colony.5 Captain Myles Standish left a will on 7 March 1655/56 with heirs Lora Standish, Josias Standish, Myles Standish, Alexander Standish, Barbara (?), Mary Dingley and Charles Standish.5 Captain Myles Standish is not a descendant of Royalty sufficient proof of alleged royal ancestry is lacking.1

References

     Captain Myles Standish is described in The Great Migration Begins.5 Captain Myles Standish is mentioned in The Great Migration Begins under John Winslow.5

Family 1

Pilgrim Rose (?) b. before 1605?, d. 29 January 1620/21

Family 2

Barbara (?) b. between 1583 and 1610, d. after 6 October 1659
Children
ChartsDescendant Chart for Myles Standish
Indented Descendant Chart for Miles Standish
Last Edited6 May 2002

Citations

  1. [S92] Patricia Ann Scherzinger, Colonial American of Royal and Noble Descent (Bowle, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc, 1996).
  2. [S105] Michel L. Call, Royal Ancestors of Some American Families (n.pub., 1972). (via Colonial Americans of Royal and Noble Descent) , 1, 131.
  3. [S110] E. DeV. Vermont, America Heraldica (n.pub., 1965). (via Colonial Americans of Royal and Noble Descent) , 126.
  4. [S132] Mayflower Passengers (on the Complete Mayflower Descendant CD), CD-ROM (n.p.: Broderbund Software). Hereinafter cited as Mayflower Passengers.
  5. [S142] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins, Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Vol I-III, CD-ROM (n.p.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2000). Hereinafter cited as The Great Migration Begins.
  6. [S130] Caleb Johnson's Mayflower Web Pages, online http://members.aol.com/calebj/, contingents.html. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower Web Pages.
  7. [S143] The Division of Cattle, 1627.