Mary Mathis

31 March 1787–13 May 1866 (Age 79)
Port Republic, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Mathis was born on 31 March 1787, in Port Republic, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States, her father, Daniel Mathis, was 25 and her mother, Phebe Smith, was 23. She married Jonas Miller on 17 March 1807, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Lower Township, Cape May, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years. She died on 13 May 1866, in Cape May, Cape May, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Tabernacle Methodist Church Cemetery, Erma, Cape May, New Jersey, United States.

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Jonas Miller
Mary Mathis
Marriage: 17 March 1807
Anna Maria Howard Miller
Cordelia Miller
John Miller
Susanna Stanbury Miller
Sarah Cordelia Miller
Lafayette Miller
John S Miller
Borroughs Miller
Lucretia Miller
Pauline Miller

Spouse and Children

17 March 1807
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


    Anna Maria Howard Miller


    John Miller


    Cordelia Miller


    Susanna Stanbury Miller



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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

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.
1790 · Trenton - State Capital

Age 3

Trenton, New Jersey officially became the state capital in 1790. The first state governor would be William Livingston.

Age 21

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and French: from a variant of the personal name Mathias ( see Matthew ).2 English: patronymic from a pet form of Matthew .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Miller in household of Jonas Miller, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Miller in household of Jonas Miller, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Miller, "New Jersey, Deaths, 1670-1988"

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