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Joseph Beemer Millett (1838 - 1923)

Joseph Beemer Millett
Born in Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died at age 85 in New Minas, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
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In the 1871 census Joseph Millett (age 31) married to Jane (31), both born in Nova Scotia, were living in Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia with their children.[1] In the 1881 and 1901 censuses they were enumerated in the same location.[2][3]

Joseph B Millett, son of John Millett and Sofia Corkum, died on 1 December 1923 in New Minnis, Kings, Nova Scotia at age 85.[4][5][6] He was a farmer, and died of heart failure. The birthplace of him, and his parents, was noted as Lunenburg,


  1. 1871 Census: "Canada Census, 1871"
    citing 1871; citing National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    FamilySearch Record: M485-75S (accessed 25 September 2023)
    Joseph Millett (31), married in Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada. Born in N S.
    Joseph Millett Married M 31 N S
    Jane Millett Married F 31 N S
    Margie Millett F 9 N S
    Judson Millett M 6 N S
    Burton Millett M 4 N S
    Minnie Millett F 2 N S
    Malinda Millett F 0 N S
  2. 1881 Census: "Canada Census, 1881"
    citing Volume: 9; Page: 52; Affiliate Publication Number: e008118951; Digital film/folder number: 004462840; FHL microfilm: 1375806; Image number: 251
    FamilySearch Record: MV65-Z7S (accessed 25 September 2023)
    FamilySearch Image: S3HT-62NS-HTQ
    Joseph Millett (42), married, Farmer, in Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada. Born in Nova Scotia.
    Joseph Millett Married M 42 Farmer Nova Scotia
    Jane Millett Married F 41 Nova Scotia
    Margery Millett F 20 Nova Scotia
    Judson Millett M 16 Farmer Son Nova Scotia
    Senwick Millett M 15 Farmer Son Nova Scotia
    Minnie Millett F 13 Nova Scotia
    Frenetta Millett F 11 Nova Scotia
  3. 1901 Census: "Canada Census, 1901"
    citing Page: 7; Digital film/folder number: 101692791; Image number: 489
    FamilySearch Record: KH2M-75C (accessed 25 September 2023)
    FamilySearch Image: 3Q9M-CSS1-LSNP-P
    Joseph Millett (62), married head of household in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada. Born in Ns.
    Joseph Millett M 62 Head Married Ns
    Fane Millett F 61 Wife Married Ns
    Nettie Millett F 29 Daughter Single Ns
    Irane Millett M 23 Son Single Ns
    Arthur Millett M 10 Son Single Ns
  4. Death: "Canada, Nova Scotia Vital Records, 1763-1957"
    citing p. 708, volume 93, , Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada; Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax
    FamilySearch Record: KMGS-4FH (accessed 25 September 2023)
    Joseph B Millett death 1923 (age y m d) in Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  5. Death: "Canada, Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"
    citing Digital film/folder number: 004094653; Image number: 10
    FamilySearch Record: QK9S-JL89 (accessed 25 September 2023)
    FamilySearch Image: S3HY-6GKW-XVV
    Joseph B Millett death 1 Dec 1923 (age 85), son of John Millett & Sofia Corkum, in New Minnis, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  6. Burial: "Find A Grave Index"
    citing record ID 182765740, Find a Grave,
    FamilySearch Record: QL2R-3Y26 (accessed 25 September 2023)
    Find A Grave: Memorial #182765740
    Joseph B Millet burial (died on 1 Dec 1923) in Chester Basin, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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