Matthew Matthias Miller

29 March 1831–12 January 1899 (Age 67)
Tulpehocken Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Matthew Matthias

When Matthew Matthias Miller was born on 29 March 1831, in Tulpehocken Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel Miller, was 38 and his mother, Anna Maria Moyer, was 34. He married Elisabeth Schneider in 1851, in Schubert, Bethel Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Bethel Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 12 January 1899, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Rehrersburg, Tulpehocken Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Matthew Matthias Miller
1831–1899
Elisabeth Schneider
1833–1903
Marriage: 1851
Samuel Miller
1852–
Henry S Miller
1855–1907
George S. Miller
1857–1922
Willoughby B. Miller
1861–1933
John S. Miller
1862–1922
Elizabeth H Miller
1867–1940
Mary Miranda Miller
1873–1951

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1851
Schubert, Bethel Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(7)

    Samuel Miller

    Male1852–Male

    Henry S Miller

    Male1855–1907Male

    George S. Miller

    Male1857–1922Male

    Willoughby B. Miller

    Male1861–1933Male

    John S. Miller

    Male1862–1922Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 1

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 5

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.
1863

Age 32

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Messiah Miller, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Matthias Miller, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Matthias Miller in household of Samuel Miller, "United States Census, 1850"

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