Jacob Miller

13 November 1739–
East Caln Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life 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
1703–1761
Ruth Haines
1709–1797
Margaret Miller
1727–1791
Solomon Miller
1727–1808
Dorothy Miller
1729–1770
Patience Miller
1731–1813
Hannah Miller
1733–1733
Hannah Miller
1734–1774
Warwick Miller
1735–1777
Isaac Miller
1737–1752
Jacob Miller
1739–
Warwick Miller
1741–
Rachel Miller
1742–1743
Rebecca Miller
1742–
Joseph Miller
1744–
Rachel Miller
1746–1824
Sarah Miller
1748–1803
Ruth Miller
1750–1751
Benjamin Haines Miller
1752–1840
James Miller
1754–

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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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  • Deeds 1688-1903 ; Index to deeds 1688-1922; ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSF1-6GBV?i=244&cat=246232
  • Deeds 1688-1903 ; Index to deeds 1688-1922
  • Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-899B-2Q59?cc=1999196&wc=9PMD-MNP%3A268496301%2C280819601

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