Deborah Lees

13 October 1782–1 May 1865 (Age 82)
England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Deborah

When Deborah Lees was born on 13 October 1782, in England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Lees, was 49 and her mother, Sarah Hyde, was 25. She married John Harrison Miller on 29 March 1807, in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Highland Township, Franklin, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 May 1865, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

John Harrison Miller
Deborah Lees
Marriage: 29 March 1807
Mary Lees Miller
Sarah Miller
Hannah Miller
John Miller
Jonah Miller
Alice Miller
Aaron C Miller
Henry Miller
George Miller

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 March 1807Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1783 · A Free America
    Age 1
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 19
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    Age 22
    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: topographic name from Middle English lees ‘fields, arable land’, plural of lee (see Lee ), or from Middle English lese ‘pasture, meadow’ (Old English lǣs).English: habitational name fromLeece or Lees in Lancashire, or Leese in Cheshire, all named from OldEnglish lēas ‘woodland clearings’ (plural oflēah), or from Leece in Cumbria, which was probably namedwith a Celtic word, lïss ‘hall, court, the principalhouse in a district’.English: variant of Leece 1.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Debora Miller in household of Hannah Clark, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Debora Miller, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Deborah in entry for Alice Miller, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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