Miles Major Sutliff

1811–23 February 1876 (Age 65)
Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Miles Major

When Miles Major Sutliff was born in 1811, in Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Miles Sutliff, was 38 and his mother, Phoebe Culver, was 35. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Dorcas Bonham. He lived in Sugarloaf Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 23 February 1876, at the age of 65, and was buried in Fairmount Springs, Fairmount Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Miles Major Sutliff
Dorcas Bonham
Priscilla A. Sutliff
George Washington Sutliff
Mary E. Sutliff
Bruner M Sutliff
William Barrett Sutliff

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World Events (7)


Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 1

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 19

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

English: variant of Sutcliffe .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Major M Juttiff, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Miles Sutliff, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Miles Sutliff, "United States Records of Headstones of Deceased Union Veterans, 1879-1903"

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