Western Pennsylvania Genealogy
Compiled by Douglas H. Lusher


Family Group Record



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Peter J. Miller and Sarah Cribbs




Husband Peter J. Miller 1 2

           Born: 6 Sep 1807 - Westmoreland Co, PA 1
     Christened: 
           Died: 14 Aug 1886 - Minnesota 1
         Buried: 
       Marriage: 8 Oct 1829 1 2



Wife Sarah Cribbs 1 2

           Born: 15 Jan 1807 2
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           Died: 
         Buried: 


         Father: Christopher Cribbs (1780-      ) 2 3
         Mother: Mary Magdalene Silvis (1780-      ) 2 3




Children
1 F Salome Miller 1

           Born: 
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           Died: 1857 1
         Buried: 
         Spouse: David Achre (1823-      ) 1


2 F Mary E. Miller 1

           Born: 
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           Died: 
         Buried: 
         Spouse: David Achre (1823-      ) 1


3 F Susannah Miller 1

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         Spouse: Jacob Beighley (      -      ) 1


4 F Sarah Miller 1

           Born: 
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           Died: After 1888
         Buried: 
         Spouse: David McNeal Cook (      -      ) 1


5 F Louisa Miller 1

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         Spouse: Simon P. Beighley (      -      ) 1


6 M Michael P. Miller 1

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         Spouse: Oleanna Olson (      -      ) 1


7 M Joseph H. Miller 1

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         Spouse: Rachel J. Burnes (      -      ) 1


8 M John L. Miller 1

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         Spouse: Mary Buchannan (      -      ) 1


9 M Samuel Miller 1

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General Notes: Husband - Peter J. Miller


He was born and grew to manhood in Westmoreland County, PA, where he learned the art of coverlet weaving. He married and for several years followed the occupation of weaving as a trade. In 1836 he moved with his family to Mercer, Mercer County, and engaged in weaving coverlets, carpets, table linen and all kinds of fabrics. He also held offices of trust, having been elected justice of the peace two terms in succession. In 1866 he moved to Minnesota, and there died.
He and his wife had ten children, five sons and five daughters; eight of these children were still living in 1888.


General Notes: Wife - Sarah Cribbs

from Westmoreland Co, PA

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Sources


1 History of Mercer County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk & Co., Publishers, 1888), Pg 945.

2 John W. Jordan, History of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, Genealogical Memoirs, Vol. II (Chicago, IL: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1906), Pg 646.

3 Biographical and Historical Cyclopedia of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA: John M. Gresham & Co., 1890.), Pg 73.


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