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David Miller

Male 1798 - 1875  (77 years)


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  • Name David Miller  [1, 2
    Born 1798  Watauga, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1875  Haywood, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Morning Star Cemetery, Canton, Haywood, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Person ID I2557  tng Genealogy

    Father Living 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Living 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F9115  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annie Loranse Fulbright,   b. 1802,   d. 1851  (Age 49 years) 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Elizabeth Miller,   b. 1825,   d. 1912  (Age 87 years)  [natural]
    +3. Jacob M Miller,   b. 11 May 1826, Buncombe, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1901, Buncombe, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     4. Eliza E Miller,   b. 1828, Buncombe, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1896, Dix Creek Chapel Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     5. Mary Miller,   b. 1 Jun 1830, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Sarah Miller,   b. 1832  [natural]
     7. Mary Ann Miller,   b. 10 Jun 1833,   d. 8 Jul 1878, Pleasant Hill Methodist Church Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)  [natural]
     8. Barbara Ann Miller,   b. 15 Jul 1835,   d. Jul 1886, Buncombe, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)  [natural]
     9. Melinda Miller,   b. 1842  [natural]
     10. Margaret Emaline Miller,   b. 1842  [natural]
    +11. Leander Charles Miller,   b. 15 Aug 1842, Haywood, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1923, Beaverdam, Haywood, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
     12. Peter Fulbright Miller,   b. 1845  [natural]
     13. James Miller,   b. 1848, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +14. Henry Lafayette Miller,   b. 25 Dec 1851, Haywood, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1928, Haywood, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F1141  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1875 - Haywood, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    David and Anne Fulbright Miller gravestone
    David and Anne Fulbright Miller gravestone

  • Notes 
    • This story came from the book "Stories from Haywood County" It was donated by Fannie Mae Miller Slade. Story number 471.

      David Miller with his brother Jacob and his sister Kate, came to Haywood County bout 1815 to 1820. They were Dutch and came from Europe to America. Jacob married Matilda Justice, and although they had many children, only one lived to maturity. Her name was Mrs. Louisa Edwards and she died in West Ashville about 1925. Her parents died in Canton about 1901. Kate died as an aged woman, and she never married.

      David Miller married Anne Fullbright just after he came to Haywood County. Twelve children were born to this union, all of whom lived to maturity. James died when a young man, but the other eleven reared families. David fought in the war of 1812, and died about 1875. His wife, Anne, died about 1852. They are buried at Morning Star Methodist Chruch in Canton which they helped to found, originally as a Lutheran Church but eventually changed to Methodist. Their graves are marked.

      Their children were: James, died young; Elizabeth, married Jack Bolden; Jacob; Leander C.; Peter F.; Polly; Emeline; Eliza; Malinda; Mary Ann; Barbara; and Layfayette.

      Leander C. married Celia L. Sharp on December 16, 1867. They lived in Dutch Cove where he farmed and dealt in lumber. He and his wife had 9 children. Ulysses G; Marion L; Gessa Rae; V. Melvin; Robert Lee; T. Eugene; Laura M. Tina C. and Edd Z....

      ....there is more to this story, but nothing else that pertains to this branch of the family....

  • Sources 
    1. [S448] Arthur, John Preston, A History of Watauga County, North Carolina: with sketches of prominent families, Pages 207-208, Pages 321-322, Pages 332-333.

    2. [S541] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14179444/David-Miller.
      Record for David Miller
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=60525&h=91093555&indiv=try

    3. [S122] FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14179444
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=14179444.

    4. [S142] Gravestone.
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