Robert Hudson Miller

21 October 1774–7 December 1852 (Age 78)
Chester, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Robert Hudson

When Robert Hudson Miller was born on 21 October 1774, in Chester, South Carolina, United States, his father, James Miller, was 12 and his mother, Margaret Mcaliley, was 12. He married Cynthia Jane Davies in 1799. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 7 December 1852, in his hometown, at the age of 78, and was buried in Fishing Creek, Chester, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Hudson Miller
1774–1852
Cynthia Jane Davies
1778–1865
Marriage: 1799
John Davies Miller
1803–1825
Alma Selina Miller
1820–
Anna Celine Miller
1805–
Mary Lucina Miller
1807–1857
Cynthia Marian Miller
1808–1873
Sarah Miller
1813–
George Hudson Miller
1814–1882
Robert LeRoy Miller
1816–1887
James Williamson Miller
1818–1897
David Hindman Miller
1820–1854

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1799
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1776
    Age 2
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island
    Age 2
    On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 26
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Millar
    Mueller
    Milner
    Millward
    McMiller

    Sources (3)

    • Robert Miller, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Robert Miller, "Find A Grave Index"
    • Ancestry Family Trees

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