Tempy Maria Miller

12 April 1832–24 December 1887 (Age 55)
Forsyth, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Tempy Maria

When Tempy Maria Miller was born on 12 April 1832, in Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, her father, Charles B. Miller, was 23 and her mother, Maria Magdalena Bruner, was 25. She married John Clouse Jr on 9 April 1857, in Bartholomew, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Haw Creek Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Harrison Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 24 December 1887, in Hope, Haw Creek Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Hope, Haw Creek Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States.

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John Clouse Jr
Tempy Maria Miller
Marriage: 9 April 1857
Charles Edward Clouse
James Oliver Clouse
Adalaide Catharine Clouse
Clara Maria Clouse
George Franklin Clouse
Bertha Anna Clouse
Arne Wilbur Clouse
Grace Clouse
Beata Clouse

Spouse and Children

9 April 1857
Bartholomew, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 4

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 19

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a miller. The standard modern vocabulary word represents the northern Middle English term, 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. The American surname has absorbed many cognate surnames from other European languages, for example French Meunier , Dumoulin , Demoulins, and Moulin ; German Mueller ; Dutch Molenaar ; Italian Molinaro ; Spanish Molinero; Hungarian Molnár; Slavic Mlinar , etc.2 Southwestern and Swiss German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Müller ( see Mueller ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Tempy M Clouse in household of John Clouse, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Tempy Clouse in household of John Clouse, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Temfey M Miller in household of Charles Miller, "United States Census, 1850"

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