Almira McCormick

8 October 1825–28 December 1902 (Age 77)
Livingston, Overton, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Almira

When Almira McCormick was born on 8 October 1825, in Livingston, Overton, Tennessee, United States, her father, George McCormick, was 28 and her mother, Catharine Eldridge, was 28. She married Wade Hampton Miller on 26 August 1841. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Putnam, Tennessee, United States in 1860 and District 4, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died on 28 December 1902, in Overton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Okalona, Overton, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wade Hampton Miller
1815–1883
Almira McCormick
1825–1902
Marriage: 26 August 1841
Jane Catherine Miller
1842–
John Craven Miller
1844–1874
Celina Orga Elizabeth Miller
1846–1906
George Washington Miller
1848–
James Christian Miller
1849–
Ardelia Armenia Miller
1851–1892
Wade Hampton Miller Jr.
1854–
Almira Miller
1854–1881
Wade Hampton Miller
1857–1857
Mary Ann Miller
1860–
Levenia Miller
1865–1901

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 August 1841
children

(11)

    Jane Catherine Miller

    Female1842–Female

    John Craven Miller

    Male1844–1874Male

    Celina Orga Elizabeth Miller

    Female1846–1906Female

    George Washington Miller

    Male1848–Male

    James Christian Miller

    Male1849–Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    William McCormick

    Male1812–1895Male

    John C McCormick

    Male1820–1868Male

    Female1825–1902Female

    Lorenzo Dow McCormick

    Male1827–1863Male

    Christopher McCormick

    Male1827–1898Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 10

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1846

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cormaic ‘son of Cormac’, a personal name composed of the elements corb ‘raven’ + mac ‘son’.

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

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Story Highlight

Almira McCormick Memory

In memory of my 3rd Great Grand Aunt Almira, the daughter of George & Catherine "Eldridge" McCormick of Overton County. Almira lived through the turbulent years of the Civil War, as her husband and br …

Sources (3)

  • Almira Miller in household of W H Miller, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Altamisa Miller in household of Wade H Miller, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Almira Miller in household of W H Miller, "United States Census, 1880"

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