Rhoda Ann Letts

25 November 1814–2 August 1883 (Age 68)
Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Rhoda Ann

When Rhoda Ann Letts was born on 25 November 1814, in Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, David Letts, was 24 and her mother, Martha Strawn, was 18. She married Reuben Gleim Miller on 17 April 1836, in Ottawa, LaSalle, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 August 1883, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Gleim Miller
Rhoda Ann Letts
Marriage: 17 April 1836
Caroline Miller
Edwin C Miller
James Robison Miller
Martha Miller
Reuben Parley Miller
Melvin Mormon Miller
Chillion Letts Miller
Edgar G Miller
Rhoda Ann Miller
Uriah George Miller
David Letts Miller
Ida May Miller

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 April 1836Ottawa, LaSalle, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 6
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 22
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: metronymic from Lett 1.Americanized form of German Letz .

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

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    Story Highlight

    FREEDOM: History of La Salle County, Illinois: by Hoffman pages 192-194

    History of La Salle County, Illinois : by Hoffman, U. J. (Urias John), b. 1855 Publication date 1906 Publisher Chicago : S.J. Clarke Pub. Co. Collection allen_county; americana Digitizing sponsor Int …

    Sources (31)

    • Rhoda A Miller, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Rhoda A Lotts, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Rhoda in entry for Edgar Miller, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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