William Miller

28 April 1791–24 January 1857 (Age 65)
Greenup, Greenup, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William

When William Miller was born on 28 April 1791, in Greenup, Greenup, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Miller, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Foust, was 30. He married Elizabeth Billups on 23 May 1811, in Gallia, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 24 January 1857, in Greenup, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 65.

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William Miller
Elizabeth Billups
Marriage: 23 May 1811
John Miller

Spouse and Children

23 May 1811
Gallia, Ohio, United States


    John Miller


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World Events (8)

1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 1

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Age 20

Historical Boundaries - 1811: Greenup, Kentucky, United States

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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Sources (2)

  • Mary Miller in the 1860 United States Federal Census
  • William Miller in the Ohio, Marriages, 1803-1900

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