Michael Sills

Male2 March 1800–20 July 1871

Brief Life History of Michael

When Michael Sills was born on 2 March 1800, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Sells, was 40 and his mother, Catherine, was 25. He married Margaret Meyers on 25 December 1823, in Clark, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Harrison Township, Blackford, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Indiana, United States in 1870. He died on 20 July 1871, in Wells, Indiana, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Wells, Indiana, United States.

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Michael Sills
Margaret Meyers
Marriage: 25 December 1823
Nancy Sills
Mary Sills
Nancy Sills
Mary Sills
Catharine Sills
Joseph J Sills
William Sills

Sources (5)

  • Michael Sills, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Michael Sills, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Michael Sills, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1823Clark, Ohio, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

    Age 12

    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 19

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Sill , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    German: patronymic from Sill .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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