Vitals: Joseph A. & Mary Anna Shaffer Miller

Joseph A. Miller (1781/4-1860) b. Reading, Berks Co., PA; r. Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA (son of “Yost” and Anna Catharina Long Miller; Farmer)
-burial: Boyt’s Cemetery, Somerset Co., PA

Joseph Miller III stone in Boyt Cemetery

Mary Anna Shaffer (1782-1854) b. Washington Co., MD, or York Co., PA; r. Quemahoning Twp. (daughter of Lt. Henry & Mary Agnes “Nancy” Shaffer; Homemaker)
-burial: Boyt’s Cemetery

Mary Shaffer Miller stone in Boyt Cemetery

Wedding: before 1803

Children: Several names & dates are very close to Millers buried at Horner Lutheran/ Mt. Tabor (Zimmerman) Reformed Cemetery, Stoystown, PA

1. Mary (1803-1837)
2. Elizabeth (1804-1889)
3. Samuel Jacob (1806-1883) b & r Quemahoning Twp. (m. Elizabeth Mowry; all 12 sons taught school; 4 sons in Civil War; Capt. Noah S. & Gideon both killed at Gettysburg; family includes several judges and in-law to Studebaker family)
4. Nancy (1808-1874) b. Quemahoning Twp.; r. Jenner Twp., Somerset Co., PA
5. Susannah (1810-1885)
6. Jacob J(oseph?) (1812-1883) (m. Isabella Mauer)
-burial: Horner/Mt. Tabor Cemetery, Stoystown
7. Valentine J. (1816-1893?)
-burial: Horner/Mt. Tabor Cemetery
8. Rosanna (1820/22-1893/95) b. Quemahoning Twp.,; r. Ligonier, Westmoreland Co., PA
-burial: Horner/Mt. Tabor Cemetery?
9. Sarah (1824-  )
10. Noah J. (1826-1881) b & r Quemahoning Twp. (m. Elizabeth C. Zimmerman; our line)
-buried: IOOF Cemetery, Stoystown. PA
11. unknown son

Documentation:

“Franklin Miller.” History of Bedford & Somerset Counties, PA. Chicago: Lewis Publ. Co., 1906.
Http://www.usgwarchives.org/pa/somerset/

History of Bedford, Somerset, & Fulton Counties, PA, 1884.

Various Public Member Family Trees, U.S. Federal Censuses, & other documents. Ancestry.com

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