Mary Jane Van Deusen

Brief Life History 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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Ezra Monroe Miller
Mary Jane Van Deusen
Marriage: 8 December 1864
Freeman M Miller
Charles L Miller
Minnie May Miller
John Van Miller

Sources (16)

  • Mary Miller, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Jane Van Deusen, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Mary Jane Miller, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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