Joseph Daniel Miller

1789–1847 (Age 58)
Lincoln, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Joseph Daniel

When Joseph Daniel Miller was born on 5 September 1789, in Lincoln, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Miller, was 32 and his mother, Martha Kathrine Clay, was 26. He married Sarah Ann Smith on 24 August 1829, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 29 November 1847, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Millersville, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States.

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Joseph Daniel Miller
Sarah Ann Smith
Marriage: 24 August 1829
Sophia E. Miller

Spouse & Children

24 August 1829
Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1792 · Capital City Moved

Age 3

New Bern had been the capital of North Carolina in its early days. In 1792, the capital was moved to Raleigh because it was more the center of the state.

Age 19

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a miller. The standard modern vocabulary word represents the northern Middle English term, 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. The American surname has absorbed many cognate surnames from other European languages, for example French Meunier , Dumoulin , Demoulins, and Moulin ; German Mueller ; Dutch Molenaar ; Italian Molinaro ; Spanish Molinero; Hungarian Molnár; Slavic Mlinar , etc.2 Southwestern and Swiss German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Müller ( see Mueller ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Miller, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Joseph Miller, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"
  • Joseph Miller, "Find A Grave Index"

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