Annis Miller

Brief Life History of Annis

Annis Miller was born on 2 January 1805, in North Carolina, United States as the daughter of John Miller and Elizabeth. She married James A Saintclair on 27 October 1824, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lincoln, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States in 1850. She died on 5 July 1868, in Franklin, Texas, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Texas, United States.

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James A Saintclair
Annis Miller
Marriage: 27 October 1824
Nancy M St Clair
Francis M Saintclair
John Quincy Saintclair
Mary Ann E Saintclair
Thomas Albert St Clair
James A Saintclair
Susan Eliza Evaline St. Clair
William B Saintclair
Martin Luther St Clair

Sources (14)

  • Annis Saintelore in household of James A Saintelore, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Annis Miller, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Annis Miller St. Clair, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1830 · Trail of Tears

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a miller. The standard modern vocabulary word represents the northern Middle English term miller, an agent derivative of mille ‘mill’, reinforced by Old Norse mylnari (see Milner ). In southern, western, and central England Millward (literally, ‘mill keeper’) was the usual term. In North America, the surname Miller has absorbed many cognate surnames from other languages, for example German Müller (see Mueller ), Dutch Mulder and Molenaar , French Meunier , Italian Molinaro , Spanish Molinero , Hungarian Molnár (see Molnar ), Slovenian, Croatian, and Serbian Mlinar , Polish Młynarz or Młynarczyk (see Mlynarczyk ). Miller (including in the senses below) is the seventh most frequent surname in the US.

South German, Swiss German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Müller ‘miller’ (see Mueller ) and, in North America, also an altered form of this. This form of the surname is also found in other European countries, notably in Poland, Denmark, France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), and Czechia; compare 3 below.

Americanized form of Polish, Czech, Croatian, Serbian, and Slovenian Miler ‘miller’, a surname of German origin.

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

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