Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Jabez Miller[1, 2, 3]

Male 1808 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Jabez Miller 
    Born 1808  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Name Jake Miller 
    Name Japheth Miller 
    Residence 1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1852  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1852  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1880  Leighton, Allegan, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00079-4794 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Buried Lakeside Cemetery, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I236643  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father Abraham Miller,   b. 13 Jul 1769, , York Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1844, West Of Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Barbara Shuh,   b. 17 Apr 1788, Of, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Family ID F751  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Greenfelter,   b. CALC 31 Oct 1817, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1889, , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Children 
     1. Abraham Miller,   b. Nov 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1903, Thornapple, Barry Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     2. Esther Elizabeth Miller,   b. 1843, Strasburg, (Kitchener) Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1935, Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     3. Mary Ann Miller,   b. 1845, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Catherine Miller,   b. 1848, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1930  (Age 82 years)
     5. John Joseph Miller,   b. CALC 7 Jul 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1875, Leighton, Allegan, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
     6. Catharine Miller,   b. 1850, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1930, Leighton, Allegan, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     7. Barbara Miller,   b. CALC 31 May 1852, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1887, Leighton, Allegan, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)
     8. Peter Miller,   b. 1853, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Josephine Miller,   b. 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     10. Jacob Loomis Miller,   b. 1863, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1942  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F224730  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Japheth Miller, "the second son, was married to Catharine Greenfelder. Soon after their marriage they moved on a farm near St. Clements, Ontario, where they resided until about the year 1865, then they sold the farm and moved to Kent County, Michigan, where she died some time ago. He is living yet and has his home with one of his children. His age is past eighty years. To them was born a family of nine children, namely: III Abraham, III Elizabeth, III Esther, III John, III Peter, III Mary, III Catharine, III Barbara, and III Jacob."


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 97.

    2. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Bernhard Huber Birth Place: Wellesley Residence: St. Clements Age: 21 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1846 Father Name: Louis Huber Mother Name: Catharina Spouse Name: Catherine Miller Spouse's Age: 18 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849 Spouse Birth Place: Wellesley Spouse residence: St. Clements Spouse Father Name: Jabetz Miller Spouse Mother Name: Catharina Marriage Date: 12 Nov 1867 Marriage Place: Wellesley

    3. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 9 May 1889.
      Apr. 27, 1889 Catharina Miller, wife of Jabez Miller, died in Michigan at age of 71 years, 5 months & 27 days. Deeply mourned by her husband, 5 children, 41 grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren.

    4. [S242] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1851, Div. 1 Pg. 30.

    5. [S1639] Census - U.S. Census Population Schedule, 1880 10th Census, Leighton, Allegan, Michigan NARA Film Number: T9-0569 Page: 46 Page Character: D Entry Number: 1185 Film number: 1254569.
      SELF Jabez Miller M 71 Pennsylvania, United States
      WIFE Catherine Miller F 62 France
      SON Jacob Miller M 17 Canada
      Mary Neison F 18 Canada

    6. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Div. 13 Page 85.

    7. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 7 Dec 1839:41.
      recently The family of Mr. Jabez Miller, in the vicinity of Jones' Inn in Waterloo Twp, was blessed with a son.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1808 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1839 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1852 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1852 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1880 - Leighton, Allegan, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lakeside Cemetery, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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