Jacob Miller

Male13 November 1739–

Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Miller was born on 13 November 1739, in East Caln Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Robert Miller, was 36 and his mother, Ruth Haines, was 30.

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Robert Miller
Ruth Haines
Margaret Miller
Solomon Miller
Dorothy Miller
Patience Miller
Hannah Miller
Hannah Miller
Warwick Miller
Isaac Miller
Jacob Miller
Rachel Miller
Rebecca Miller
Tobias Joseph Miller
Rachel Kelley Miller
Sarah Miller
Ruth Miller
Benjamin Haines Miller
James Miller

Sources (8)

  • Jacob Miller, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Deeds 1688-1903 ; Index to deeds 1688-1922; ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSF1-6GBV?i=244&cat=246232
  • Jacob Miller, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (17)

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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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