Michael Sills

2 March 1800–20 July 1871 (Age 71)
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Michael

When Michael Sills was born on 2 March 1800, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Henry Sills, was 31 and his mother, Catherine Greiffenstein, 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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Family Time Line

Michael Sills
1800–1871
Margaret Meyers
1800–1876
Marriage: 25 December 1823
Nancy Sills
1825–1899
Mary Sills
1837–
Nancy Sills
1837–
Mary Sills
1826–1894
Catharine Sills
1832–
Joseph J Sills
1834–1908
William Sills
1837–1915

Spouse and Children

    Male1800–1871Male

    Margaret Meyers

    Female1800–1876Female

MARRIAGE
25 December 1823
Clark, Ohio, United States
children

(7)

    Nancy Sills

    Female1825–1899Female

    Mary Sills

    Female1826–1894Female

    Catharine Sills

    Female1832–Female

    Joseph J Sills

    Male1834–1908Male

    William Sills

    Male1837–1915Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

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: patronymic from Sill .

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

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Sources (3)

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

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