'Millais1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Millais (Millays or Milles) of Jersey

'Armorial' (p285) reports that "Of earliest Norman settlement in the island, there can be little doubt that the name of Millais existed here long prior to the Conquest of England."
John Millays (a c1331)
1. John Millays (a 1381)
  A. John Millays (a 1400)
  i. John Millays of S. Clement
  a. John Millays of S. Clement (a 1430)
  (1) John Milles of S. Saviour (a 1469)
  (A) John Milles (a 1494)
  (i) John Mylays
m. Perrine Le Jarderay (dau/heir of J. Le Jarderay)
  (a) John Milays (b 1542)
  m. Catherine Falle
  ((1)) John Mylais
  m. Elizabeth Poingdestre
  ((A)) John Mylays - continued below
  m1. (1622) Mary Bisson (dau of John Bisson)
  m2. Jane Bertram (dau/heir of Benjamin Bertram)
  ((B)) Elizabeth Mylays
  ((2))+ other issue
  (b) Mary Milays (b 1547)
  m. Servais De Ste. Croix
  (c)+ other issue - Regnault (b 1545), Mary (b 1544, d young)
  (ii) daughter
  m. Hostes Le Tubelin



John Mylays - continued above
m1. (1622) Mary Bisson (dau of John Bisson)
1. Edward Mylais (d young)
m2. Jane Bertram (dau/heir of Benjamin Bertram)
2. John Millays (b 1641, 2nd son of this marriage)
m. (1665-6) Mary Ricard (d 1691)
  A. John Milles (b 1664, dsp)
  m. (1709) Martha Nicolle (dau of _ Nicolle of Grouville)
  B. Mary Milles (b 1664, d 1706-7)
  m. (1705) Edward Dumaresq
  C.+ other issue - Edward (b 1672), Jane (b 1672)
3. Edward Millays
  m1. (1671) Margaret Pallot (dau/heir of Rev. Joshua Pallot)
  A. Edward Milles (b 1672)
  m. (1696) Mary Mourant (d 1760, dau of John Mourant)
  i. Edward Milles (b 1710, 2nd son)
  m. (1728) Rachel Le Geyt (dau/heir of _ Le Geyt)
  a. Edward Millais (b 1729)
  m. (1752) Elizabeth Falle (dau of Edward Falle)
  (1) Edward Millais (b 1755, dsp)
  m. Elizabeth Robichon (dau of John Robichon of S. Martin)
  (2) John Millais (b 1769, Captain RJM, 4th son)
  m. Sarah Mary Matthews (dau of William Matthews)
  (A) Edward James Millais (d young)
  (B) John William Millais had issue
  m. Mary Evermy (dau of Richard Evermy, widow of Enoch Hodgkinson)
  (C) George Henry Millais (d 1864) had issue
  m. Mary Maria Highland
  (D) Mary Elizabeth Millais
  m. John Benest
  (E) Anna Maria Millais
  m1. William Martyn Everett
  m2. George Donaldson
  (3) Abraham Millais (b 1773)
  m. Elizabeth Labey (dau of Philip Labey)
  (A) Thomas Millais (2nd son)
  m. _ Benest
  (B)+ other issue - Abraham (dsp), Betsey (dsp), Ann
  (4) Amy Millais (b 1763)
  m. Daniel Le Geyt
  (5) Jane Millais (b 1767)
m. Clement Godfray
  (A) Jane Godfray
  m. Philip Godfray
  (B) Mary Godfray (dsp)
  (C) Margaret Godfray
  m. Charles Coutanche (son of Edward son of Guille)
  (6)+ other issue - Joshua (b 1757), Richard (b 1766)
  b. Mary Millais
  m. John Dupre (rector of S. Helier)
  c.+ other issue - Joshua (d 1745), Abraham, Ann (d 1743), Margaret (b/d 1743), Ann (d young), Ann (b 1748)
  ii. Mary Milles (b 1702)
m. Edward Estur
  iii.+ other issue - Edward (b 1708-9, d young), Margaret
  B. John Milles (b 1678, 3rd son)
  m1. Margaret Nicolle (d 1711)
  i. Joshua Millays (d unm)
  m2. Elizabeth Neel
  ii.+ other issue - Rachel (b 1729), Elizabeth (b 1731)
  C. Margaret Milles (d 1708)
  m. (1690?) John Mourant ## see here ##
  D.+ other issue - Joshua (b 1676), Abraham (b 1681), George (b 1683), Jane (b 1675)
  m2. (sp) Judith De Carteret (dau/heir of Amice De Carteret, m2. James Filleul)
4.+ other issue (dsp) - Abraham (b 1632, d 1664), Jane (b 1636)

Main source(s): 'An Armorial of Jersey' (J. Bertrand Payne, 1859, 'Pedigree of Millais', p288+)
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