Mary Jane Van Deusen

12 June 1840–
Taghkanic, Columbia, New York, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Van Deusen was born on 12 June 1840, in Taghkanic, Columbia, New York, United States, her father, Matthew G Van Deusen, was 42 and her mother, Maria Silvernail, was 31. She married Ezra Monroe Miller on 8 December 1864. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Hudson, Columbia, New York, United States in 1875 and Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States for about 30 years.

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Family Time Line

Ezra Monroe Miller
1841–1913
Mary Jane Van Deusen
1840–
Marriage: 8 December 1864
Freeman M Miller
1865–1945
Charles L Miller
1867–1928
Minnie May Miller
1870–1958
John Van Miller
1872–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 December 1864
children

(4)

    Male1865–1945Male

    Charles L Miller

    Male1867–1928Male

    Female1870–1958Female

    John Van Miller

    Male1872–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    John Van Deusen

    Male1827–1863Male

    Martin Van Deusen

    Male1830–1901Male

    Jacob Van Deusen

    Male1833–1867Male

    Allen Van Deusen

    Male1834–1894Male

    Margaret Elizabeth Van Deusen

    Female1837–Female

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 32

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Miller, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary J Miller in household of Ezra M Miller, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary J Miller in household of Ezra M Miller, "United States Census, 1900"

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