Samuel Miles

1795–
Montgomery, Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Miles was born in 1795, in Montgomery, Maryland, United States, his father, Charles Miles, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Poole, was 32. He married Mary Eleanor Riggs on 30 December 1823, in Montgomery, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Miles
1795–
Mary Eleanor Riggs
1802–1890
Marriage: 30 December 1823
Greenberry Larkin Miles
1824–1924
Almeda Miles
1826–1914
Charles W. Miles
1828–1928
Horace Miles
1830–1835
Rebecca R. Miles
1832–1932
Amon Miles
1835–1935
Mary John Miles
1837–1937
Elizabeth Samuel Miles
1841–1941

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 December 1823Montgomery, Maryland, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 5
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1803
    Age 8
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 35
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 26447;2007: 61052; 2010: 84942)English (of Norman origin): from the Middle English (Old French) personal name Mile + genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, or from its other Old French form Miles, a derivative of ancient Germanic Milo, based on the element mil, from mel ‘good, generous’. The Old French oblique case form was Milon (see Milon 1). Compare Millen and Millson .English: variant, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, of Myhill , from a vernacular form of the Biblical name Michael . Miles Coverdale, the translator of the Bible, when in Germany, called himself Michael Anglus (‘the Englishman’).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Milon
    Millet
    Melson
    Mullery

    Sources (3)

    • Wm L Trail, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Samuel Miles in the Maryland Marriages, 1655-1850
    • Nathan C Trail, "United States Census, 1880"

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