Samuel Miller

about 1816–
Montgomery, Virginia, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Miller was born about 1816, in Montgomery, Virginia, United States, his father, Johann Martin Muller, was 31 and his mother, Polly Grisso, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Johann Martin Muller
1785–
Polly Grisso
1786–
Betsy Miller
1808–
Esther Miller
1810–
Jacob Miller
1812–
Susan Miller
1814–
Samuel Miller
1816–
Daniel Miller
1818–
John Miller
1820–
Joseph Miller
1822–

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Martin Muller

    Male1785–Male

    Female1786–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 4

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 8

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

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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