m. ABT 1725
m. 7 NOV 1758
Facts and Events
Jacob Miller, Jr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
Records of Jacob Miller, Jr. in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
Information on Jacob Miller, Jr.
ID: I164684 Name: Jacob Miller Given Name: Jacob Surname: Miller Sex: M Birth: Abt 1726 in Faukner's Swamp, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Death: 13 Apr 1806 in Monroe County, (West) Virginia Event: Jefferson Twp., Berks County, Pennsylvania Alt. Birth 12 May 1728 Event: Tulpehocken Lutheran Church, Jefferson Twp, Berks County, Pennsylvania Christened 26 Sep 1728 _UID: E24B0958D8EF439D90C0E691D1CF2141FE30 Change Date: 14 Apr 2006 at 09:17 Note: Jacob, Jr., born in 1726, died 1806, married twice: First, Elizabeth Fudge in 1746 who bore him 9 children; 8 living to maturity. She died 3-13-1777, after they crossed the Allegheny Mountains and settled on Rich Creek just west of the present village of Lindside, Monroe Co, WV. Second, Margaret Sullivan, Who bore him 7 children.
Church records, 1730-1846 Christ Lutheran Church (Jefferson Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania) Church record of Christ Church in Tulpehocken, Berks County, Pennsylvania Croll, P. C. (Philip Columbus) , b. 1852 Evangelical Lutheran Congregation at the Tulpehocken nearby the Northkill Early, J. W. (John W.)
Birth Index: Southeastern Pennsylvania 1680-1800
Name: John Jacob Mueller Child's Birth/Baptism Date: 12 May 1728 Location: Tulpehocken Lutheran Church Jefferson Twp, Berks, Pennsylvania County: Berks State: Pennsylvania Father: John Jacob Mueller Mother: Mrs ??? Mueller Mother's Comments: Wife
John Jacob of John Jacob Mueller and wife, b. May 12, 1728 ; bapt. September 26, 1728. Sponsors: Fredr. Wm. Beckle and Christopher Haist and Joseph Rohr and Joh. David Bauer.
Rich Creek, Greenbrier, West Virginia is now Rich Creek, Monroe, West Virginia Place Greenbrier, West Virginia Notes 1777, created from Botetourt and Montgomery counties (Virginia).
Place Monroe, West Virginia Notes Created from Greenbrier County in 1799.
This is why Jacob and Elizabeth look like they are buried in two different areas.
Jacob Miller, born in 1728, grew up on in his father's home on the farm in PA, but later relocated to Rockingham County, VA. He is said to have been a very strong, well-proportioned man a full six feet in height. His wife, Elizabeth, could stand under his outstretched arm without her head touching his arm. He was a farmer but was also considered a first-rate blacksmith. He and Elizabeth were married in 1748 had nine children: Jacob, Charles, Mary, Elizabeth, Katherine, Barbary, John, and George b. 10/05/1774.
The family moved to Rockingham County, Virginia in 1775. Two years later in 1777, Elizabeth died.
Jacob Miller Our Immigrant By Donna M. Hull Page 15 In the name of God Amen. The 13 day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred. I, Jacob Miller , of the county of Monroe and the state of Virginia, being in perfect health and strength of mind though weak and in firmed in body, and calling to mind that it is appointed for all men to once die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say. Item One I will and require that all my just debts (which a re bur few) shall be speedily and punctually paid Item Two: I will and bequeath to my beloved wife Margaret Miller, the 3rd part of Dower of that part of land I now live on. That I bequeath to my son, Joseph Miller; or her option to be decently and conveniently supported by my son, Joseph Miller in either choice, for and during her natural life, except the latter then to be during her Widowhood. Also her choice of one horse, one feather bed to be her actual property and at her disposal as well as a child part in all of my personal property. Item Three: I give and bequeath to my son, John Miller, all that tract of land I bought of John Houchins, Sen. lying on the dry fork of Rich Creek, containing 200 acres by patent. Also the balance of patent on the Fork and above the aforesaid mentioned land, the residence of which I formerly deeded to John Houchins SR., and is now in the possession of his heirs to be in the full and actual possession of my son John Miller and his heirs forever, with this Reserve, it is my will and I do require the same that the first mentioned tract of 200 acres on which there is a noted Lick called Clay Lick is in the possession of my son John Miller in case it should be the wish of him or any of my sons in the State and County to make Trial for Salt at the said lick, they all Viz my son, John Miller, George Miller, Peter Miller and Joseph Miller, shall if they choose be equal A dainturesy in loss of profit of the attempt, and if any of my sons aforesaid should think not to be proper not to be the Expense of searching for salt at the said Lick in case of success they are not to have any share of the profit. Item Four: I give and bequesth to my son, George Miller, all that tract or
Father: Jacob Miller b: Abt 1702 in Hesselbach, Hessen, Germany Mother: Margaret 'Catherine Or Charlotte' Mueller b: Abt 1704 in Germany
Marriage 1 Elizabeth Fudge b: Bef 1740 in Augusta County, Virginia Married: 7 Nov 1758 in Augusta (Rockingham) County, Virginia Change Date: 25 Sep 2005 Children
Mary Margaret Miller b: Abt 1759 in Augusta County, Virginia Elizabeth B. Miller b: Abt 1760 in Augusta County, Virginia Charles Miller b: Abt 1762 in Augusta County, Virginia Catherine E. Miller b: 28 Dec 1764 in McGaheysville, Augusta (Rockingham) County, Virginia Jacob Miller b: 17 Nov 1765 in Augusta (Rockingham) County, Virginia Anna Barbary Miller b: 12 May 1766 in Augusta (Rockingham) County, Virginia John Miller b: 5 Aug 1771 in Greenville, Augusta (Rockingham) County, Virginia George Miller b: 5 Oct 1774 in Augusta (Rockingham) County, Virginia Unknown Miller b: Bef 1777
Marriage 2 Margaret Sullivan b: Abt 1759 in Augusta County, Virginia Married: 16 Mar 1778 in Greenbrier (Monroe) County, (West) Virginia Change Date: 25 Sep 2005 Children
Peter Miller b: Abt 1781 in Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia Ellen Miller b: 10 Jan 1784 in Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia Joseph Miller b: 5 Mar 1786 in Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia Margaret Miller b: 6 Mar 1788 in Wolf Creek, Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia Sarah Miller b: Abt 1790 in Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia Rhoda Miller b: Abt 1796 in Greenbrier (Monroe) County, (West) Virginia Daniel Miller b: 6 Jan 1799 in Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia