Jonathan Miller

9 December 1815–19 May 1889 (Age 73)
Jefferson Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jonathan

When Jonathan Miller was born on 9 December 1815, in Jefferson Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel Miller, was 23 and his mother, Anna Maria Moyer, was 19. He married Lydia Klahr on 16 October 1841, in Stouchsburg, Marion Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 19 May 1889, in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Miller
1815–1889
Lydia Klahr
1821–1902
Marriage: 16 October 1841
Maria Miller
1843–1898
Daniel K Miller
1844–1918
Emilia Miller
1845–1846
Matilda L Miller
1847–1937
Jonathan Franklin Miller
1849–1911
James H Miller
1851–1947
Martin L Miller
1854–1932

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 October 1841
Stouchsburg, Marion Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(7)

    Maria Miller

    Female1843–1898Female

    Daniel K Miller

    Male1844–1918Male

    Emilia Miller

    Female1845–1846Female

    Matilda L Miller

    Female1847–1937Female

    Jonathan Franklin Miller

    Male1849–1911Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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 (3)

  • J D Miller, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jonathan Miller, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jonathan Miller, "United States Census, 1860"

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