William Miett

17 June 1844–8 October 1917 (Age 73)
Rhode Island, United States

The Life of William

When William Miett was born on 17 June 1844, in Rhode Island, United States, his father, Joseph Miett, was 51 and his mother, Sophia Price, was 32. He married Mary Frances McIntyre on 31 August 1867, in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1864. He died on 8 October 1917, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in North Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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William Miett
Mary Frances McIntyre
Marriage: 31 August 1867
Eva Mabel Miett
William Miett Jr.

Spouse and Children


    Mary Frances McIntyre


31 August 1867
Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States


    Eva Mabel Miett


    William Miett Jr.


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 16

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

German: from a Slavic personal name based on meč ‘sword’.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Miett in household of George Miett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Miett, "United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940"
  • William Miatt, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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