Marty and Karla Grant

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Husband: Joseph Miller
Born: 10 MAY 1790 in Lincoln Co, NC
Married: before 1835 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 02 MAR 1880 in Macon Co, NC
Father: John Miller
Mother: Mary Cross
Spouses: Sarah Cox
Wife: Susanna Tabitha Grant
Born: 1816/1817 in Rutherford Co, NC
Died: 12 JAN 1886 in Macon Co, NC
Father: Grant
Mother: ?
Spouses:
Children
01 (M): Henry Woodfin Miller, Pvt
Born: 04 JUL 1835 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 28 JAN 1930 in Transylvania Co, NC
Spouses: Nancy Ellen Low; Martha Jane Reid
02 (M): Joel D Miller
Born: JAN 1838 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 1932
Spouses: Elizabeth A Houston
03 (F): Juletta M Miller
Born: 14 SEP 1838 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 1925
Spouses: John W Houston
04 (F): Amanda Jane Miller
Born: 1840/1841 in Macon Co, NC
Died: after 1862
Spouses: John A Stiwinter; Ned White
05 (M): Rev David L Miller
Born: 02 NOV 1845 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 27 NOV 1934 in Guilford Co, NC
Spouses: Alice Louisa Vaughn
06 (M): Joseph Irons Miller
Born: 19 APR 1851 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 18 SEP 1936 in Transylvania Co, NC
Spouses: Mary I Henderson
07 (F): Eliza Elvira T Miller
Born: 1855/1856 in Macon Co, NC
Died: after 1880 in Macon Co, NC
Spouses: John Wesley Henry
08 (M): Charles Thomas Miller
Born: 1861 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 01 JUN 1932 in Alberta, Canada
Spouses: Telitha Alzata McCoy
Additional Information

Joseph Miller:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 5th Great Grand Parent.;


!THANKS:Special thanks to cousins Lawrence Wood, Helen Miller Kemeny, Claire Morelli, Valerie Duvefelt and others for data shared on this family.


!NOTES:An 1819 deed suggests that Joseph Miller is a son of John Miller. A journal written by Joseph's son Noah shows that Joseph is a son of John Miller and Mary Cross;

!CENSUS:1790;

!CENSUS:1800 Buncombe Co, NC pg 178 w/John MILLER age 0-9 (1790/1800);

!CENSUS:1810 Buncombe Co, NC pg 261 w/John MILLER Sr age 16-25 (1784/94);

!MARRIAGE:ca 1810/1812 Buncombe Co, NC based on still being at home in 1810, but first child born ca 1811/1812 Buncombe Co, NC;

!DEED:13 Aug 1819 Buncombe Co, NC 12-465 Joseph MILLER and Peter MILLER of Buncombe Co, NC to Nathan WORLEY, 200a Sandy Mush Creek, ... David MILLER's corner, land John MILLER formerly lived on ... Wit: James GUDGER;

!CENSUS:1820 Buncombe Co, NC pg 128 Joseph MILLAR age 18-25 (1794/1802) "300100-30100";

!DEED:24 Oct 1826 Buncombe Co, NC Deeds 15-279 Joseph MILLER to David MILLER 100a Whitsons Creek. Witness: James W. PATTON, William M. DAVIDSON;

!COURT:Jun 1829 Macon Co, NC Court Minutes 1829-1832 pg 41 Ord B.S. BRITTAIN overseer of Lot # 3 to Lot # 2 hands excepted: Joseph MILLER, William MAYSON ...;

!COURT:Sep 1829 Macon Co, NC Court Minutes 1829-1832 pg 58 Ord that Joseph MILLER have bound to him a Mulatto boy (now in his posession) until said boy is 21 years old and is supposed to be on 1 Jul 1844. Be fed well, and comfortable clothes ...;

!COURT:Sep 1829 Macon Co, NC Court Minutes 1829-1832 pg 59 Ord that Joseph MILLER keep a Mulatto boy named Dak until Dec term;

!COURT:Sep 1829 Macon Co, NC Court Minutes 1829-1832 pg 62 Ord by Court that Elijah SHEPHERD be overseer of road from Humphrey POSEY by the Iola Ford on Tennessee River to Loudermilk's Field ... hands living on waters of Cowee Creek on east side of Tennessee River from mouth of Cowee Creek up to Joseph MILLER's house, except Joseph MILLER;

!COURT:Dec 1829 Macon Co, NC Court Minutes 1829-1832 pg 77 Joseph MILLER delivered a Mulatto boy to Court;

!CENSUS:1830 Macon Co, NC pg 10 Joseph MILLER age 30-39 (1790/1800) "102101-112001";

!COURT:Dec 1830 Macon Co, NC Court Minutes 1829-1832 pg 170 Ord Joseph MILLER overseer of road mouth of Dillard LOVE's Mill Creek Road to Watauga Creek;

!COURT:Mar 1831 Macon Co, NC Court Minutes 1829-1832 pg 173 Jury ... Andrew CARTHY ... Joseph MILLER ...;

!COURT:Dec 1831 Macon Co, NC Court Minutes 1829-1832 pg 249 ord West TRUITT to be overseer of road in place of Joseph MILLAR with same hands ...;

!BONDSMAN:18 Jul 1833 Macon Co, NC Elijah CROSS and Elizabeth LOW, dau of Jesse LOW, Joseph MILLER, bm;

!POLL:1835 Macon Co, NC Franklin Precinct Joseph MILLER;

!LAND GRANT: 1 Mar 1838 Macon Co, NC Joseph MILLER, Grant # 376, Issued 1 Mar 1838, 144a Section 45, District 10. Entry # ---, Entered ---. Book 143, page 579;

!DEED: 8 Sep 1838 Macon Co, NC B-813 Joseph MILLER to Charles RIDLY both of Macon, for $800, 144a on Tennessee River by Rattlebox on river. S: Joseph Miller. Wit: M. WIKLE, Henson QUEEN, John HALL;

!DEED:13 Apr 1839 Macon Co, NC C-1179 Joseph MILLER to Noah MILLER, both of Macon, for $150, 75a (no location). S: Joseph Miller. Wit: William HARRISON.;

!CENSUS:1840 Macon Co, NC pg 159 Joseph MILLER age 30-39 (1800/1810) "201001-12101";

!COURT:Jun 1842 Macon Co, NC Court Minutes 1838-1855 pg 186 Jury ... Joseph MILLER ...;


!CENSUS:1850 Macon Co, NC Tennessee Valley # 876 Joseph MILLER, 60 (1789/90) born Lincoln. Farmer. $300 Real Property;


!AGRICULTURE:1850 Macon Co, NC pg 837 30a Improved land, 120a Unimproved;


!CENSUS:1860 Macon Co, NC Tennessee Valley # 231 Joseph MILLER, 71 (1788/89) born Lincoln Co, NC;


!CENSUS:1870 Macon Co., NC Sugar Fork, Franklin PO # 3/3
Joseph Miller 85 Farmer $-/150 NC
Susan L. 53 Keeping House
Joseph J. 18 agriculture
Eliza E. 12 at home
Charles T. 10 at ho


!MANUSCRIPT:1871 Manuscript of Silas McDOWELL listing "oldest men in Macon County" lists Joseph MILLER age 82, father of 27 children. This story was printed in a 1963 Franklin Press. * NOTE: I have only found 20 children so far (5/28/96), reprinted in Swain Co, NC "Bone Rattler" Vol 4, No 3, Winter 1988, page 79;

!CENSUS:1880;

!TOMBSTONE:Miller Cem, Macon Co, NC "Joseph Miller, died March 2 1880, aged 89";

!OBITUARY:17 Apr 1880 The Blue Ridge Blade (Burke Co, NC) "Joel MILLER Macon Co, NC age 98 years";

Susanna Tabitha Grant:

Notes:

!NOTES:Maiden name Susan Grant per D/C of son Henry Miller;


!BIRTH:Estimated at 1800 based on several census age entries:
1820 = 0-9 (1810/1820) *
1830 = 10-14 (1810/1815) *
1840 = 20-29 (1810/1820)
1850 = 33 (1816/1817)
1860 = 41 (1818/1819)
1870 = 53 (1816/1817)
1880 = 70 (1809/1810)
Combined = (1816/1817)
1886 = 69 (1816/1817) from Tombstone age 69 died Jan 12 1886;

!BIRTHPLACE:Rutherford Co, NC proven by 1850, 1860 census;

!FATHER:Unknown, but Grandfather was probably Andrew GRANT, father might be a PELL, PELL's associated with the GRANT family in Rutherford Co, NC.

!MOTHER:Lou GRANT, * Not proven, but Court record of 1824 suggests she was Granddaughter of Andrew GRANT, so Lou seems likely parent;

!CENSUS:1820 * Rutherford Co, NC pg 361 w/Andrew GRANT age 0-9 (1810/20);

!COURT:Jan 1824 Rutherford Co, NC 1821-25 pg 239 The court orders that Tabitha GRANT & James GRANT & Mary BIDDY, infants and orphans living in sufference at Andrew GRANT's and at Edwin BIDDY's to be brought into next court of probate in order to be bound out.;

!COURT:May 1824 Rutherford Co, NC 1821-25 pg 260 The order of the court requiring the Sheriff to bring Susan T. GRANT & James A. GRANT into court that they might be bound out is continued to next June Court and the Sheriff to bring before the court at that time. (*NOTE: No further record of this, June court had only one page of minutes);

!CENSUS:1830 * Burke Co, NC pg 195 w/Thomas GRANT age 10-14 (1815/20);

!CENSUS:1840 Macon Co, NC pg 159 w/Joseph MILLER age 20-29 (1810/1820);

!CENSUS:1850 Macon Co, NC Tennessee Valley # 876 Tabitha MILLER, 33 (1816/17) born Rutherford Co, NC;

!CENSUS:1860 Macon Co, NC Tennessee Valley # 231 Susanah T. MILLER, 41 (1818/19) born Rutherford Co, NC;


!CENSUS:1870 Macon Co., NC Sugar Fork, Franklin PO # 3/3
Joseph Miller 85 Farmer $-/150 NC
Susan L. 53 Keeping House
Joseph J. 18 agriculture
Eliza E. 12 at home
Charles T. 10 at ho


!CENSUS:1880 Macon Co., NC Blue Ridge
# 75/76
J. W. Henry 22 M Farmer GA-GA-SS
E. E. 23 wife M Keeping House NC-NC-NC
D. W. 2 son at home NC-GA-NC
# 76/77
Susan Miller 70 mother-in-law W Knitting NC-NC-NC
C. T. 18 brother-in-law S works on farm;


!TOMBSTONE:Miller Cem, Macon Co, NC "Susan T. MILLER, died Jan 12 1886, aged 69";

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