Adam Seegmiller

Brief Life History of Adam

When Adam Seegmiller was born in 1839, in Goderich, Huron, Ontario, Canada, his father, Jacob Seegmiller, was 37 and his mother, Wilhelminne Gluck, was 34. He married Abigail M. Criderman about 1870, in Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Adam Seegmiller
1839–
Abigail M. Criderman
1849–1898
Marriage: about 1870
Ethelyn M Segmiller
1871–1947
William Adam Seegmiller
1873–1943

Sources (7)

  • Adam Segmiller, "Ontario Census, 1861"
  • Adam in entry for W A Secgmiller and Louise M. Sch...g, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Adam Segmiller in household of Aurthur R Andirdell, "United States Census, 1870"

World Events (8)

1847 · Moving the State Capital

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.

1869

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1871

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Seegmüller, an occupational name for the owner of a sawmill, from Middle High German sege ‘saw’ + mülnære ‘miller’.

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

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