When Philip Miller was born about 1781, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Miller, was 25 and his mother, Eva Rosina Bauer, was 22. He married Barbara Kulp about 1808, in Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters.
Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution
On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
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 ).