Sarah Jane Miller

Brief Life History of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Miller was born on 1 July 1841, in Swineshead, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Braddley, was 27 and her mother, Ann Miller, was 23. She married William Creer on 22 January 1858, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. She died on 23 November 1902, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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William Creer
Sarah Jane Miller
Marriage: 22 January 1858
William Miller Creer
Joseph Edward Creer
James Morris Creer
Charles Cannon Creer
Sarah Ann Creer
Alvin Robert Creer
Thomas Oliver Creer
John Preston Creer
Roger William Creer

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  • Sarah J Creer in household of Alexander Clark, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Certified Copy of an Entry of Birth for Sarah Miller 1841
  • Sarah Jane Miller, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

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Historical Boundaries: 1850: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

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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William Creer

WILLIAM CREER From "A Life Sketch of Ann (Annie) Rowe" by her daughter Genevieve (Jennie) Rowe Thomas, it says: William and his sister Mary moved to Spanish Fork upon request of William's friend, Jo …

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