Miles Tarne1

#10377, (say 1610 - before 27 July 1676)
Relationship8th great-grandfather of William David Lewis

Family 1

Sarah _____ b. s 1614, d. b 1652
Children 1.Sarah Tarne+1 (s 1634 - )
 2.Hannah Tarne2 (1638 - )
 3.Deliverance Tarne10 (1641 - )
He was a leather-dresser.2 
Miles Tarne was also known as Terney.2 
Birth*say 1610He was born say 1610 at EnglandG; poss. Yorkshire. A Miles Tarne was living there in 1878, from Moriarty NEHGR 86:258. 
Marriage*say 1632He married Sarah _____ say 1632.3 
before October 1638He and Sarah _____ migrated to Boston, Massachusetts, (poss. with dau. Sarah) before October 1638.4 
28 October 1640He applied for a lot for 5 heads at Massachusetts on 28 October 1640.5 
10 May 1643He was admitted as a Freeman on 10 May 1643 at Massachusetts.2 
Marriage*23 October 1652He married Elizabeth _____ on 23 October 1652 at Massachusetts.6 
25 October 1668Miles Tarne sold real estate to Elizabeth _____ at Massachusetts on 25 October 1668.7 
Death*before 27 July 1676He died before 27 July 1676.8 
Inventory*27 July 1676His estate was inventoried by Miles Tarne on 27 July 1676.9 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis


  1. [S165] James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, four volumes (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860-1862), I:207,""BOBBIT, EDWARD, Taunton 1643, m. 7 Sept. 1654, Sarah, d. of Miles Tarne of Boston, and was liv. at T. 1675."
  2. [S165] James Savage, First Settlers of New England, IV:257.
  3. [S165] James Savage, First Settlers of New England, IV:257, 1st known child (Sarah) marr. in 1654.
  4. [S520] VWH.
  5. [S170] Charles Henry Pope, The Pioneers of Massachusetts (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1900), 447.
  6. [S170] Charles Henry Pope, Pioneers of Massachusetts, 447, prob. widow of Robert Rice.
  7. [S922] Suffolk Deeds, Fourteen Volumes: Book 9:393-394.
    "To all Christian People, before whome these presents shall come Michaell Tarne & Elizabeth his wife & Joshua Rice theire Son Inhabitants of the Town of Boston in the Mattachusetts Colony in New England sendeth greeting: Know Yee that they the sd. Michael Tarn and Elizabeth his sd. wife and Joshua Rice theire sd. Son for & in consideration of twenty pounds Sixteen Shillings and three pence in hand paid by Richard Truesdail, Edward Raynsford & Jacob Eliott Deacons of the Church Vizt. of the Senior. Church in Boston aforesd. it being of the sd. Church Stock, the receipt whereof wee do hereby acknowledge, Have given granted bargained Sold enfeoffed & confirmed, and by there presents doe bargain Sell give grant enfeoffe & contirme unto the s“. Deacons to the use & behoofe of the Church aforesd. all that theire now dwelling house and all the Land thereunto adjoining and belonging, Lying standing & being in Boston aforesd. and is bounded by the Land of the widdow Hanna Moore westerly, by the Land of William Pell Eastward, by the Streete Northward & by the Land of Richard Cooke Southward with all, and singuler the ffruites effects profits priviledges & every the appurtenances thereof or thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining To Have & to hold the sd. bargained premisses with all the trees and other appurtenances thereunto belonging as before bounded to them the said Deacon Richard Truesdail, Deacon Edward Raynsford and Deacon Jacob Eliott & every of them, theire Successors and every of them jointly & severally to the onely use and behoofe of the sd. Church from the delivery of these presents forever: Alwaies provided and it is the true intent and meaning hereof that in case they the sd. Michael Tarn and Elizabeth his sd. wife before theire decease or either of them shall well and truly repay or cause to bee repaid the sd. full and just Sume of
    twenty pounds sixteen Shillings and three pence in currant mony of New England or in case the sd. Joshua Rice (within
    one full yeare after the decease of his sd. parents) his heires Exec". or assignes shall well and truly Satisfy content &
    repay or cause to bee satisfied contented & repaid the Sume aforesd. unto the sd. Deacons in manner & forme aforesd. or
    to theire Successors to the onely use & behoofe of the Church above mentioned then this Deed to bee void and of none
    Effect, otherwise to stand as a full and perfect Deed of Sale gift & grant to all intents & purposes, and according to the
    Law’s of this Jurisdiction. In Vitness whereof the sd. Michael Tarn & Elizabeth his sd. wife and Joshua Rice theire sd. Son
    have hereunto put theire hands and Seales this XXVijth. day of October in the XXth veare of the Reign of our Sovereign
    Lord Charles the Second by the grace of God King &.c. Anno Dm. 1668.
    Signed Sealed & Deliurd. Miclle Tarne, (the mark of ) Elizabeth Tarne, Joshua Rice.
    In presence of us, John Morse, Asaph Eliott
    Joshua Rice Subscriber acknowledged the above written to bee his act & Deed 16 (8) 1676.
    Before mee Joseph Dudley Assist.
    Entred & compared Octobr. 17"‘. 1676 @ p Isa: Addington Cler
    , Suffolk County Commissioners, Boston.
  8. [S170] Charles Henry Pope, Pioneers of Massachusetts, 447, date of estate inventory.
  9. [S170] Charles Henry Pope, Pioneers of Massachusetts, 447, "Inv. of his est. filed by his widow Elizabeth July 27, 1070; 'the house and land where he lived, the reversion whereof at the death of his wife being the inheritance of Joshua Rice as by covenant the 15 : 12 : 00.'"
  10. [S165] James Savage, First Settlers of New England, IV:257, Deliverance, bapt. 19 Sept. 1641, eight days old, when the town rec. says she was b. 30 of that mo."