Gertrude Miller

20 June 1781–26 April 1851 (Age 69)
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Gertrude

When Gertrude Miller was born on 20 June 1781, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Isaac Miller, was 38 and her mother, Barbara Yoder, was 24. She married David Kreider before March 1802, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. She died on 26 April 1851, in Darke, Ohio, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Darke, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Kreider
Gertrude Miller
Marriage: before March 1802
Barbara Kreider
Ann Kreider
Elizabeth Kreider
Daniel Kreider
Jacob Kreider
Mary Kreider
Susannah Kreider
Gertrude Kreider
Lewis Nicholas Kreider
Catharine Kreider
Leah Kreider
Rachel Kreider
Tobias Sylvester Kreider

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  • Marriage
    before March 1802Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1783 · A Free America
    Age 2
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
    1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution
    Age 6
    On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 19
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name for a miller. The standard modern vocabulary word represents the northern Middle English term miller, 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. In North America, the surname Miller has absorbed many cognate surnames from other languages, for example German Müller (see Mueller ), Dutch Mulder and Molenaar , French Meunier , Italian Molinaro , Spanish Molinero , Hungarian Molnár (see Molnar ), Slovenian, Croatian, and Serbian Mlinar , Polish Młynarz or Młynarczyk (see Mlynarczyk ). Miller (including in the senses below) is the seventh most frequent surname in the US.South German, Swiss German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Müller ‘miller’ (see Mueller ) and, in North America, also an altered form of this. This form of the surname is also found in other European countries, notably in Poland, Denmark, France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), and Czechia; compare 3 below.Americanized form of Polish, Czech, Croatian, Serbian, and Slovenian Miler ‘miller’, a surname of German origin.

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

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    Sources (5)

    • 1850 United States Federal Census
    • Gertrude Miller Kreider, "Find A Grave Index"
    • Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mennonite Vital Records, 1750-2014

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