David Rudisill Miller

13 December 1793–23 September 1874 (Age 80)
Codorus Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of David Rudisill

When David Rudisill Miller was born on 13 December 1793, in Codorus Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johannes "John" Miller, was 31 and his mother, Mary Magdalena Rudisill, was 24. He married Barbara Henry on 18 November 1817, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 23 September 1874, in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Scipio Cemetery, Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Rudisill Miller
Barbara Henry
Marriage: 18 November 1817
John H. Miller
Peter Miller
Mary Lovina Miller
Lewis S. Miller
Catherine Katie Miller Tyrrell
Margaret Miller
Ellen Miller
Rachel Miller
Leah Miller Tyrell Hull
Jacob Miller
Elizabeth Miller
Julia Ann Miller

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  • Marriage
    18 November 1817Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 1
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
    Age 19
    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 26
    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. 

    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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    Sources (39)

    • David R Miller, "United States Census, 1860"
    • David Miller in entry for E. Francis Blake and Martha Dillon, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Jacob Miller in entry for Lovisa Miller, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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