Gregg - what a great site-
i recently discovered  i am a male cornish marazion millett - earliest found genealogical ancestor - probably - peter millett d1615-
from tony millet's marazion family research-
tony has done a lot of research on cornish milletts-

there are a bunch of cornish milletts who have now done ydna testing on ftdna-
this is test for male line - and tests for a common male ancestor going back thousands of years- and gives genealogical accuracy to around 12 generations back 

i hope we can see if we match american milletts- or don't match! sometime in the future-
millett is quite a rare name- not too many - so it is possible-

ydna research is currently live in the study of the many human diasporas- not just the american migrations-
but bronze age and earlier-
current live topics are the yamnaya migrations-
my milletts are R1b haplogroup -

thanks richard!

And try these links:

theres also a ydna surname search on


this site :

indicates thomas millett might have been cornish - i cant verify the accuracy of anything here.

The last of the planters to come to Brookfield and probably the one who had the shortest stay, was Thomas Millett, who succeeded John Younglove in the pulpit. He was the first man to have come to Brookfield to settle, having already acquired the distinction of Freeman.

The ancestry of Mr. Millett, can be traced back several generations in England. His was a family which was highly respected in Marazion, a town about three miles from Penzance, County Cornwall, England. The first member of the family of whom we take note was William, High Sheriff of the county during the reign of Elizabeth 1. Among the children of William was Henry, the father of Thomas.

Thomas was born in Chertsey, Surrey, England in 1605, son of Henry and Joice (Chapman) Millett, and spent his boyhood in England. At the age of 16, he was bound to Robert Emory of Fetter Lane for 10 years, and was freed on October 3, 1631. On May 1, 1629, Thomas married Mary Greenoway, daughter of John and Mary. Their first two children were born at St. Saviours, Southwark, County Surrey in England. The first, John, died in infancy, but the second, Thomas Jr., came to America with his parents. The Milletts, Thomas Sr., aged 30, Mary aged 29, and Thomas Jr. aged 2, set sail from London in April 1635, on the “Elizabeth”‘ William Stagg, master, and arrived in Boston in midsummer of that same year. They had been certified as conforming to the requirements for immigration by the minister of St. Saviours.