D8 Abraham Miller, born circa 1763/4, NW of Hagerstown and SW of Maugansville, Frederick County, Maryland, died April 29, 1859, Sycamore Township, Hamilton County, Ohio. Married circa 1784 to Catharine Maugans, daughter of Conrad and Rebecca Maugans, born circa 1767 near Wolfsville, Frederick County, Maryland, died after June 7, 1860, when she was enumerated living in Sycamore Township, Hamilton County, Ohio, age 92. Twelve Children.
Abraham moved westward along with his parents or near the same time if his son John was correctly enumerated, stating he was born in Ohio. He was living in Clermont County as early as 1805, appearing on an 1806 tax list. Ohio Styling himself as 'of Hamilton County, Ohio,' he purchased a 31 acre tract from John S. Wallace on June 20, 1808 in Hamilton County. As the years passed, he bought numerous tracts of land in Hamilton County and as they were sold, Catharine released her right of dower. He also purchased land in Elkhart County, Indiana on May 27, 1836, which was sold to his daughters, Susannah Miller of Hamilton County, Ohio, 157 acres for $200 and Sarah Miller of Hamilton County, Ohio, 200 acres for $250, both on December 17, 1836.
A request made by Abraham Miller April 27th 1859:
|April 27th 1859||Jacob Shuff|
|Mary X Sniders|
|Attest Sarah Miller||mark|
as to Mary Snider
Died in Hamilton co., Ohio, April 28, 1759, br. ABRAHAM MILLER, aged 95 years. His bereaved companion is aged some 93 years, with whom he lived in marriage about 73 years.
HAMILTON PROBATE COURT
Probate of the nuncupative last Will of ______Abraham Miller__________
Deceased, presented on the _____28____ day of ____May____ A. D. 1859
Personally appeared in open Court ____Jacob Shuff__and__Mary Snider__
the subscribing witnesses of the Nuncupative last Will and Testament of
Sworn to and subscribed in open Court this
______28_____day of ______May______ ____Jacob Shuff_____
A.D. 1859 her
_____Geo. H. Hiltin __________________ Mary X Snider
Probate Judge mark
It is unfortunate that the Hamilton County Court House caught fire in 1884 resulting in many of the records being destroyed.
It is likely that Abraham and Catharine are likely buried in the Shuff-Myers Cemetery in Sharonville, Ohio where most of the markers have been destroyed by vandalism.
Children of Abraham Miller and Catharine Maugans :
(some of the birthdates of the children are unknown)
E? Emanuel Miller, born June 3, 1787 Washington County, Maryland, died March 28, 1853 Miami County, Ohio; married in 16 September, 1813, Montgomery County, Ohio, Esther (Hetty) Rench, born 2 December, 1795, died 25 June, 1850, Miami County, Ohio.
E? Catherine Miller, born 1791; married Mr.(?) Grey.
E? Jacob Miller, born 1793.
E? Susan Miller, born 1796, died 1873; Susan remained single.
E? John B. Miller, born November 13, 1799 Hamilton County, Ohio, died December 14, 1853 Darke County, Ohio; ; married February 19, 1824, Mary Ann Bowman, born 15 March, 1806, Ohio, died 8 July, 1895 in Adams Township, Darke County, Ohio.
E? Matthias Miller, born September 20, 1805 Clermont County, Ohio, died July 23, 1891 Butler County, Ohio; Married 1825, Elizabeth Gorman, born 17 August, 1807, Maryland.
E? Abraham Miller Jr., born 1809, Clermont County, Ohio; married Martha _______ .
E? Nancy Miller, born April 4, 1811 Hamilton County, Ohio, died May 17, 1885 Hamilton County, Ohio.
E? Sarah Miller, born ca. 1816/7 Hamilton County, Ohio, died after 1873.
E? Mary Miller
The Miller Family Tree is a collection of information gathered over the past 50+ years by Karleen & Tom Miller of Morrisville Pennsylvania,
and Gale Honeyman of the Brethren Heritage Center.
The html version was created by Eric Davis.