9. George9 Millet (Nathaniel8, Nathaniel7, Thomas6, Nathaniel5, Thomas4, John3, William2, John1) was born circa 1753.14 George married Mary Annabelle Houghton, age 21, daughter of Timothy Houghton and Eunice Whitcomb, on 4 Aug 1775 at St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Chester, Nova Scotia, the ceremony was performed by the Reverend John Seccombe.44,45 He died on 28 May 1800 at Chester, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia.46
He left a will on 11 Feb 1797 at Chester, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia; see text below.47
Being very sick and weakly in body but of perfect mind and memory, etc.
First, I make and ordain the Sole Executrix of this my last will and testament, my beloved wife Mary Millett (former Mary Houghton, of Timothy and Eunice Whitcombe). That 1/3 Part of all my land and property and movable effects, I give to my beloved wife, Mary Millett, freely to enjoy during her life and the other 2/3 to be equally distributed amongst my children as they come of age or should marry, and further that neither of my sons or daughters shall dispose of their portion, which shall be to them allotted severally, without it is to each other.
[Signed and Sealed by George Millett on 11 Feb. 1797.]
[1800. Will of George Millett, of Chester, # 88, pg. 171. Dated 11 Feb. 1797. Probated 19 June 1800, Sole Executrix, wife Mary, wit. Franklin Etter, James Smith and Peter Collacutt].47
Children of George9 Millet and Mary Annabelle Houghton were as follows: