Elizabeth Miller Shetler

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Miller

When Elizabeth Miller Shetler was born on 25 February 1860, in Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Moses Shetler, was 24 and her mother, Lydia Elizabeth Miller, was 19. She married Jonathan C. Miller on 3 December 1869, in Holmes, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Henry Zahner Farm Cemetery, Sugarcreek, Sugar Creek Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Clark Township, Holmes, Ohio, United States in 1920. She died on 12 August 1940, in Sugarcreek, Sugar Creek Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Limpytown, Holmes, Ohio, United States.

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Jonathan C. Miller
Elizabeth Miller Shetler
Marriage: 3 December 1869
Noah J. C. Miller
Moses J E Miller
Ada Miller
John J Miller

Sources (22)

  • Elizabeth Miller in household of Jonathen Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elizabeth Miller, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Shetler in entry for Andrew Troger and Ada Miller, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schettler .

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

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