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  • Abigail Standish (1724 - 1725)
  • Abigail Backus Standish (1726 - 1824)
    Abigail Brown/Backus Standish Memorial Birth: Mar. 31, 1726 Canterbury Windham County Connecticut, USA Death: Dec. 29, 1824 West Granville Washington County New York, USA Family links: Spouse...
  • Alexander Standish (1502 - 1539)
    Lord Of The Manor Of Standish From 1538 To 1539
  • Alexander Standish (c.1625 - c.1702)
    Source: "New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation", P 1921-1922 by William Richard Cutter ...
  • Alexander Standish Of Standish Hall (1452 - 1507)
    A genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great ..., Volume 4 By John Burke Pg.642 ---------------------------------------- A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry ...

About the Standish surname

"Standish" is both a Place Name, and also a Family Name.

Place - Ormskirk, Lancashire, England.

Walled cemetery of Pigrims near Ormskirk. (unmarked graves) Miles Standish and his association with Lancashire and the Island of Man. Miles Standish sails to America as Military Advisor. ( taking one of two sisters from Ormskirk with him). He marries first sister who dies, then invites her sister who also marries Myles Standish.'