Jacob Miller

9 July 1787–13 January 1878 (Age 90)
Washington, Virginia, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Miller was born on 9 July 1787, in Washington, Virginia, United States, his father, Rev. Adam Miller, was 27 and his mother, Hester Ann Dickey, was 18. He died on 13 January 1878, in Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Knox, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev. Adam Miller
1760–1844
Hester Ann Dickey
1769–1883
Jacob Miller
1787–1878
Samuel Addison Miller
1827–1879
John M. Miller
1791–1869
Mary Ann Miller
1793–1876
Thomas Robert "Tom-Tom" Miller
1795–1836

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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 1

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1812

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a miller. The standard modern vocabulary word represents the northern Middle English term, 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. The American surname has absorbed many cognate surnames from other European languages, for example French Meunier , Dumoulin , Demoulins, and Moulin ; German Mueller ; Dutch Molenaar ; Italian Molinaro ; Spanish Molinero; Hungarian Molnár; Slavic Mlinar , etc.2 Southwestern and Swiss German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Müller ( see Mueller ).

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Jacob Miller - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: Jacob Miller

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