Margaret Powell

21 October 1783–23 June 1856 (Age 72)
Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Powell was born on 21 October 1783, in Dutchess, New York, United States, her father, Elisha Powell, was 45 and her mother, Rachel Ham, was 34. She married Jonathan Miller Junior on 26 April 1810, in Coxsackie, Coxsackie, Greene, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in New Baltimore, New Baltimore, Greene, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died on 23 June 1856, in Greene, New York, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Medway, New Baltimore, Greene, New York, United States.

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Jonathan Miller Junior
Margaret Powell
Marriage: 26 April 1810
Lydia Miller
Rachel Miller
Henry Powell Miller
Luman Miller
Elisha D Miller
Jonathan J. Miller
Daniel Sherwood Miller
Margaret "Maggie" Miller
Agnes Miller

Spouse and Children

    Jonathan Miller Junior



26 April 1810
Coxsackie, Coxsackie, Greene, New York, United States



    Henry Powell Miller


    Luman Miller


    Elisha D Miller


    Jonathan J. Miller


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 14

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 20

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Welsh origin): Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hywel ‘son of Hywel’, a personal name meaning ‘eminent’ ( see Howell ).2 Irish: mainly of Welsh origin as in 1 above, but sometimes a surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Phóil ‘son of the servant of St. Paul ’ ( see Guilfoyle ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Mitten in household of Jonathan Mitten, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margarett Miller in household of Dan L Miller, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Margaret Powell Miller, "Find A Grave Index"

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