Vitals: Christian Daniel Miller, Sr. & Veronica “Anna” Mishler

Christian Daniel, Sr. (1700/8-1777/85) b. Verwaltungskreis, Canton Berne, Switzerland or Wurtenburg, Bavaria, Germany; r. Berks or Somerset Co., PA (son of Christian? Nicholas Miller; Farmer)
-burial: Miller Family Cemetery, Lynnville, Lehigh Co., PA (see cemetery for GPS)

Veronica “Anna” Mischler (1710/10-1778), Elizabetha ____, and/or
Barbara Holli ( )
-burial: Miller Family Cemetery, Linnville (See cemetery for GPS)

Married: after 1720 in Germany?

Emigrated: 1737/38 on Charming Nancy from Rotterdam to Phildadelphia (or 1749 on the Phoenix) Read the possibilities, including Oath of allegiance and land ownership, at Cemetery site. Keep in mind that “Christian” and “Miller” were common names then and may be confused with others of that time. Research is ongoing.


1. Unknown daughter- Margaret Veronica “Franey”/”Ferona”? (c. 1729-1810) b. Germany; r. Somerset Co., PA (m. Benedict Lehman, Jr.)
2. Hannes “Indian John” (c. 1724/31-1798) b. Germany; r. Somerset Co., PA (m. Magdelena Lehman/ Yoder; Farmer; our line)
3. Peter (1733-1757/87) b. Germany; r. Chester Co., PA (m. Anna Zug)
4. Christian Daniel, Jr.* (1734/41-1774/78) b. Germany; r. Shillington, Berks Co. (m1. Anna Gnaegi/Hanagy; m2. Veronica “Freny” Mischler)
5. Nicholas (1730/5-1784) b. Germany (m. Barbara Stehly)
6. Samuel C. (1739-bef. 1845) b. Germany or Berne, Switzerland; r. Berks Co. (m. Barbara ____)
7. Abraham, Sr. (1741-1812) (m. Elizabeth/Anna Hershberger)
8. Isaac (1743-1785) r. Somerset Co.

* This Daniel is believed to be the father of Abraham (1766-1821) who married our cousin Anna Hochstetler and moved to the Bruderthal, Somerset County. He was an Amish minister near Berlin. Son Christian C. (d. 1842) married Magdalena Zug and moved north to Paint/Conemaugh Twp., Somerst County. Their son Benjamin (1815-1888) and grandson Aaron (1844-1925) owned the farm that is still in the family through Paul Baer, Sr. near Hollsopple. Paul’s gXgrandfather Christian Baer married Elizabeth Miller, believed to be from the Berlin family.


“Christian Daniel Miller.” 21 Jan. 2013 . .

“Descendants of Christian Daniel Miller.” 21 Nov. 2011. http://www/

“Family Group Records.” Cindy Krause Leonhardt

Gingerich, Hugh & Rachel W. Kreider. Amish & Amish-Mennonite Genealogies. Gordonville, PA: Pequa Bruderschaft Publ., 2007


Last revised 10/16/18

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