Emily Louisa Miller

16 April 1827–22 October 1908 (Age 81)
Clarendon, Orleans, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Emily Louisa

When Emily Louisa Miller was born on 16 April 1827, in Clarendon, Orleans, New York, United States, her father, Josiah Miller, was 31 and her mother, Amanda Morgan, was 31. She married Charles Sperry on 21 February 1848, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Nephi Election Precinct, Juab, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 22 October 1908, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Sperry
1829–1914
Emily Louisa Miller
1827–1908
Marriage: 21 February 1848
Philenda Amanda Sperry
1848–1898
Charles Henry Sperry
1850–1915
Sarah Elizabeth Sperry
1852–1943
Mary Emily Sperry
1854–1926
Miles Harrison Sperry
1857–1947
Clarissa Lorretta Sperry
1859–1899
Marion Olive Sperry
1861–1947
William Josiah Sperry
1863–1944
Susan Jannett Sperry
1865–1870
John Alphies Sperry
1868–1870
Vilate Sperry
1870–1870

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 February 1848Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    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
    Age 8
    EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: Baby Warren BIRTH 14 Nov 1835 DEATH 14 Nov 1835 BURIAL Vine Bluff Cemetery Nephi, Juab County, Utah, USA MEMORIAL ID 26896195 · View Source
    1850 · Tornado Finishes off the Temple
    Age 23
    On May 27, 1850, a tornado came through Nauvoo and took the remaining outer walls of the temple. It was the most frightful thing the city had witnessed. Not just a tornado but also lightening, thunder, wind, hail and rain assailed the spot. Over time what was not destroyed by the storm crumbled until only a small amount was left.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name for a miller. The standard modern vocabulary word represents the northern Middle English term miller, 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. In North America, the surname Miller has absorbed many cognate surnames from other languages, for example German Müller (see Mueller ), Dutch Mulder and Molenaar , French Meunier , Italian Molinaro , Spanish Molinero , Hungarian Molnár (see Molnar ), Slovenian, Croatian, and Serbian Mlinar , Polish Młynarz or Młynarczyk (see Mlynarczyk ). Miller (including in the senses below) is the seventh most frequent surname in the US.South German, Swiss German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Müller ‘miller’ (see Mueller ) and, in North America, also an altered form of this. This form of the surname is also found in other European countries, notably in Poland, Denmark, France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), and Czechia; compare 3 below.Americanized form of Polish, Czech, Croatian, Serbian, and Slovenian Miler ‘miller’, a surname of German origin.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Millar
    Mueller
    Milner
    Millward
    McMiller

    Story Highlight

    The genealogy in part of the history of Emily Louisa Miller

    The genealogy in part of the history of Emily Louisa Miller She was born in this state of New York, Genesee County, April 16, 1827. Father's name Josiah Miller. Mother's maiden name Amanda Morgan …

    Sources (25)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Emily Louisa Miller - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Emily Miller
    • Emily Sperry in household of Chas Sperry, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Emily Louisa Miller Sperry, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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