Alexander William Millar

7 March 1836–1 August 1893 (Age 57)
Sauchie, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alexander William

When Alexander William Millar was born on 7 March 1836, in Sauchie, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, WILLIAM MILLAR SR., was 46 and his mother, Elizabeth Cochrane, was 43. He married Rosehannah Mary Dickerson on 7 April 1860. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He immigrated to American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1862 and lived in Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851 and Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1860. He died on 1 August 1893, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Alexander William Millar
Rosehannah Mary Dickerson
Marriage: 7 April 1860
Alexander William Millar
Benjamin James Millar
Roderick Millar
Robert Collin Millar
Theodore Edward Millar
Rosehannah Millar
Eterick Millar
John Frank Miller

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 April 1860
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    World Events (8)

    1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors
    Age 2
    Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.
    Age 7
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 18
    Historical Boundaries: 1854: Douglas, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Douglas, Nebraska, United States

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Miller . It is also found in Ireland (especially Antrim).

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

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    Family History of William Millar Sr. - Coming to America

    Robert Millar, son of William Millar Sr came to America in 1948. George Young and wife (Ann Millar) came next. Also Jean Bennett before her marriage to Robert Millar, they came in 1850. John Millar …

    Sources (42)

    • Alexander Miller, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Alexander Miller in entry for John F. Miller and Laura Crystal, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Alexander Miller in entry for Alexander William Miller, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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