Anna Barbara Miller

22 February 1879–19 January 1958 (Age 78)
Peru, Miami, Indiana, United States

The Life of Anna Barbara

When Anna Barbara Miller was born on 22 February 1879, in Peru, Miami, Indiana, United States, her father, Samuel J. Miller, was 32 and her mother, Catherine Coleman, was 25. She married Jonas Awalt Hostetler on 2 March 1899. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Auburn, DeKalb, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Lagrange, LaGrange, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 19 January 1958, in Peru, Miami, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Chili Community Cemetery, Chili, Miami, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonas Awalt Hostetler
1869–1963
Anna Barbara Miller
1879–1958
Marriage: 2 March 1899
Dwight Wainscott Hostetler
1900–1994
Cassel Vanholt Hostetler
1903–1981
Bernard Aubrey Hostetler
1906–1988
Vera Belle Hostetler
1923–1987

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 March 1899
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel J. Miller

    Male1846–1884Male

    Female1853–1885Female

siblings

(5)

    Frederick Miller

    Male1873–1894Male

    Susie Emma Miller

    Female1875–1893Female

    Female1879–1958Female

    Benjamin Franklin Miller

    Male1881–1941Male

    Female1883–1959Female

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Anna Miller in household of Samuel J Miller, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Anna Hostetler in household of Jonas A Hostetler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anna B Hostetler in household of Jonas A Hostetler, "United States Census, 1940"

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