Ann Miller

3 February 1836–10 January 1899 (Age 62)
England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Miller was born on 3 February 1836, in England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Miller, was 28 and her mother, Susan Roberts, was 25. She married Joseph Augustine Peck on 17 May 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She died on 10 January 1899, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Augustine Peck
1830–1916
Ann Miller
1836–1899
Marriage: 17 May 1857
Joseph Augustine Peck
1858–1859
Susan Vilate Peck
1860–1865
Annella Miller Peck
1862–1863
Herman Adelbert Peck
1863–1926
Alice Miller Peck
1865–1929
Martha Peck
1868–1869
Mary Peck
1868–1876
Ellen Miller Peck
1870–1876
William Heber Peck
1872–1873
Martin Henry Peck
1873–1876
Annie Mae Peck
1876–1925
Daisy Pearl Peck
1881–1969

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 May 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848
    Age 12
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 18
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name for a miller. The standard modern vocabulary word represents the northern Middle English term miller, 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. In North America, the surname Miller has absorbed many cognate surnames from other languages, for example German Müller (see Mueller ), Dutch Mulder and Molenaar , French Meunier , Italian Molinaro , Spanish Molinero , Hungarian Molnár (see Molnar ), Slovenian, Croatian, and Serbian Mlinar , Polish Młynarz or Młynarczyk (see Mlynarczyk ). Miller (including in the senses below) is the seventh most frequent surname in the US.South German, Swiss German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Müller ‘miller’ (see Mueller ) and, in North America, also an altered form of this. This form of the surname is also found in other European countries, notably in Poland, Denmark, France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), and Czechia; compare 3 below.Americanized form of Polish, Czech, Croatian, Serbian, and Slovenian Miler ‘miller’, a surname of German origin.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Millar
    Mueller
    Milner
    Millward
    McMiller

    Story Highlight

    Biography of Joseph Augustus Peck - History written by Beth Ahern Jensen (Great-granddaughter)

    Joseph Augustus Peck was born April 4, 1830 in Danville, Caledonia Co., Vermont. He was the second son born to Martin Horton Peck and Susan Caroline Clough (Cluff). They were parents of seven sons. Wh …

    Sources (61)

    • Ann M Miller in entry for Alice Peck Thomson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Alice Peck in household of Joseph Peck, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Ann M in entry for Wm Heber Peck, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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