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Mary Elshea (Legge) Millet (1875 - 1962)

Mary Elshea (May) Millet formerly Legge
Born in Halls Harbour, Nova Scotiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 17 Jun 1903 in Scots Bay Road, Nova Scotiamap
Died at age 87 [location unknown]
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Mary was born in February 24, 1875 in Halls Harbour.[1]

According to the 1901 census, she was living at home with her parents and working as a nurse.

At age 27, in 1903, Mary married Iram Archibald Millett in Scotts Bay Road. At the time he was a 26-year-old farmer.[2]

After marriage they may have lived in Chester, Nova Scotia. This is where Iram was from.

Did she have children?

She died July 18, 1962.[3]


  1. Somewhere we had February 28, 1875, but it says the 24th on the birth certificate affadavit image on This is from 1947. It's signed by Pearl Lyons, who attests that the information comes from the family bible.)
  2. "Canada Marriages, 1661-1949", database, FamilySearch ( : 1 February 2020), Mary Elcha Legge in entry for Iram Archibald Millett, 1903.
  3. Death date from Lyons family bible of Roy E. Lyons, Jr. No death certificate was found on
  • "Canada Census, 1901," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 March 2018), Mary E Legge in household of Annie Legge, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada; citing p. 7, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

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When I was around 10 (circa 1957,) my great-aunt, Mary Millet, visited my family's home in Providence, RI.

Marsha Ciaramello Auger

posted 20 Apr 2011 by Marsha (Ciaramello) Auger
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