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Andreas Miller (1756 - 1842)

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Andreas Miller
Born in Berks County, Pennsylvania Colonymap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Pennsylvania, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Orwigsburg, Schuykill County, Pennsylvania, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Aug 2016
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Andrew (Andreas) Miller settled upon the land of his father, Heinrich Miller, upon which he was already living. He was a sponsor with Elizabeth Orbich on 8 May 1774 for Maria Rebecca, daughter of Peter and Hannah Orbich (Red Church Records).

In 1779 Andrew Miller, of Brunswig Township, Berks County, signed a remonstrance against revising the Constitution of Pennsylvania. On 27 April 1797 Andrew Miller and wife Elizabeth purchased an additional tract of land from John Graul, Pinegrove Township, Berks County and his wife Julianna for £870 in gold and silver. (The name of the township had changed from Brunswig but not the locality.) This land, 214 acres, was surveyed July 1, 1784, to John Brown and Michael Forrer and was conveyed with houses, barns, meadows and buildings. The witnesses were Peter Confehr and Dan ludwig.


Private Henry Miller, born 15 Feb 1756 and his wife Magdelena are honored by the Daughters of the American Revolution for patriotism: 1) WASHINGTON CO BATT. Henry's son Andrew is descended from a patriot[1]


  1. Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, ( : accessed Sept 15, 2018), "Record of Henry Millerl", Ancestor # A078901.
  • Obituary: Orwigsburg 1842

Burial: Saint Johns United Church of Christ Cemetery Orwigsburg Schuylkill County Pennsylvania, USA

Created by: Karen McKellar Record added: May 01, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 69188570

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