Martha Miller

25 November 1748–
Deane, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Martha

When Martha Miller was christened on 25 November 1748, in Deane, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Johannes Miller, was 29 and her mother, Mary Morris, was 30. She died in England, United Kingdom, and was buried in England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Miller
1719–1804
Mary Morris
1718–
John Miller
1741–
Jane Miler
1743–
Betty Miller
1745–
Bettey Millir
1746–
Betty Miller
1746–
Martha Miller
1748–
Thomas Miller
1752–1801

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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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 (2)

  • Martha Miller, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Martha Miller, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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