Louisa Miller

24 March 1819–5 October 1894 (Age 75)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Louisa

When Louisa Miller was born on 24 March 1819, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Miller, was 29 and her mother, Louisa Woolley, was 26. She married James Thomas Belliston on 10 September 1838, in Handsworth, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 5 October 1894, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Nephi City Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Belliston
Louisa Miller
Marriage: 10 September 1838
Louisa Elizabeth Belliston
John Belliston
William Robert Belliston
Thomas Belliston
James Thomas Belliston Jr
Baby Belliston
Louisa Maria Belliston
Emily Belliston
Joseph Ephraim Belliston
Sarah Belliston

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 September 1838Handsworth, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    Age 10
    EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: John Broadhead BIRTH 1827 DEATH 1829 (aged 1–2) BURIAL Nephi City Cemetery Nephi, Juab County, Utah, USA MEMORIAL ID 185951302 · View Source
    Age 24
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    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.

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    Story Highlight


    A biography of Louisa Miller is in the Belliston Book p.12-13

    Sources (27)

    • Louisa Belliston in household of J T Belliston, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Louise Miller in entry for Sarah Bellesten Allen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Louisa Belliston in household of James Belliston, "United States Census, 1870"

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