James Miller

about 1788–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James

James Miller was born about 1788, in Pennsylvania, United States. He married Rhoda Howard on 4 March 1813, in Ross, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Crawford, Wyandot, Ohio, United States in 1880. In 1850, at the age of 62, his occupation is listed as farmer in Crawford Township, Wyandot, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Miller
1788–
Rhoda Howard
1790–1888
Marriage: 4 March 1813
Nelson Miller
1814–1904
Cynthia Ann Miller
1822–1899
Mary Jane Miller
1828–1907
Elizabeth Miller
1833–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 March 1813
Ross, Ohio, United States
children

(4)

    Nelson Miller

    Male1814–1904Male

    Cynthia Ann Miller

    Female1822–1899Female

    Mary Jane Miller

    Female1828–1907Female

    Elizabeth Miller

    Female1833–Female

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 0

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 3

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 31

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

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)

  • James Mitler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Miller, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James Miller, "United States Census, 1850"

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