Janette Lyman Millar

20 October 1818–31 August 1906 (Age 87)
Westmoreland, Westmoreland, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Janette Lyman

When Janette Lyman Millar was born on 20 October 1818, in Westmoreland, Oneida, New York, United States, her father, Abner Giles Miller, was 31 and her mother, Sarah "Sally" Lyman, was 28. She married William Stuben Southworth on 10 May 1840. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Vermont, United States in 1870 and Cohoes, Albany, New York, United States in 1875. She died on 31 August 1906, in Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Stuben Southworth
Janette Lyman Millar
Marriage: 10 May 1840
Gordon A Southworth
Juliette Kent Southworth
Jeanett Miller Southworth
Sarah Lyman Southworth
Frances Helen Southworth
Mary J. Southworth
May Southworth

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 May 1840
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    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    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. 
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 9
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 28
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Miller . It is also found in Ireland (especially Antrim).

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Jeanette in entry for Mary J. Southworth, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
    • J M Southworth in household of William T Harrobin, "New York State Census, 1875"
    • Jennette M. in entry for William T. Honolin and Juliet K. Southworth, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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