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Loyalist Directory: Benjamin Sr. Milliken (Millican)

(For a short explanation of each row, click on the row title ex. "surname")

Surname : Milliken (Millican)
Given name : Benjamin Sr.
Rank : served as a pilot on British ships
Where Resettled : 12 Aug 1784: St. Andrews, Charlotte County, NB.; part of the "Penobscot Association"; grantee with the Port Matoon Association.
Status as Loyalist : proven
Source : Muster Roll; Memorial; Land Grant
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment :  
Enlistment Date :  
Date & Place of Birth : 05 Aug 1728; Boston, Massachusetts (baptised 29 May 1729, Scarborough, Cumberland Co., Maine)
Settled before war : From 1775 to 1783: Castine, Hancock County, Maine.
Date & Place of Death : 1791: Charlotte County, New Brunswick
Place of Burial : St Patricks Parish, Charlotte County, New Brunswick
Wife Name : m. 17 Nov 1746, Sarah SMITH (4 children);
m. 09 Sep 1754 Elizabeth BANKS (5 children);
m. 03 Dec 1766, Phoebe JORDAN (9 children).
Children : With Sarah Smith:
- Mary
- Abigail
- Susanna
- Benjamin

With Elizabeth Banks:
- Sarah
- Joseph
- Elizabeth
- Benjamin
- Elias

With Phebe Jordan
- Phebe
- Dorcas
- Norman
- Dominicus
- Rachel
- Dominicus
- Rebecca
- Charlotte
- Joanna
Biography : Benjamin was a member of the Penobscot Association Loyalists.

Many descendants occupied responsible positions in Maine Mass & NB.

See the History of Millingas & Millanges pages 59, 60, 61, by Ridlon
Proven Descendants : Heritage 1983.11.08; Carl Stynmiest and two others of Vancouver Br. on 2007.03.05;
Military Info : Served as a pilot on British ships; taken prisoner by Colonel John Allan; confined on the rebel frigate "Warren" at the beginning of the siege of Penobscot, escaped and removed his family to Penobscot (now St. Andrews, Charlotte County, NB.).
Loyalist Genealogy : See loyalist certificate application by Carl Stymiest, and History of Millanges & Millanges
Family History : See History of Millanges & Millanges
Family Genealogy : father, Edward was a Justice
Other Info : Information submitted by Carl STYMIEST, Vancouver Branch

Reference letters NYGBS; V38 N1 Jan 1907
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