George Miser

10 September 1797–12 August 1866 (Age 68)
Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of George

When George Miser was born on 10 September 1797, in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johannes Adam Meiser, was 54 and his mother, Mary Eckhart, was 43. He married Sophia Caroline Beidler on 25 February 1830, in Holmes, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Paint Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Coe, Isabella, Michigan, United States in 1860. He died on 12 August 1866, in Isabella, Michigan, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Salt River Cemetery, Shepherd, Isabella, Michigan, United States.

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George Miser
Sophia Caroline Beidler
Marriage: 25 February 1830
Joseph Miser
Mary Ann Miser
about 1846–
William Miser
Susan B. Miser
Salome Miser
Solomon Miser
Caroline Miser

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 February 1830Holmes, Ohio, United States
  • Children


    +2 More Children

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    +10 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 3
    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.
    Age 8
    The Territory of Michigan was organized as an incorporated territory of the United States on June 30, 1805, with Detroit as the territorial capital.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 22
    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. 

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Meiser .Croatian: probably a nickname from the obsolete title miser ‘sir’.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • George Miser, "United States Census, 1860"
    • George Miser in entry for George Turner and Saloma Hafaly, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
    • George Miser, "United States Census, 1850"

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