Samuel Miller

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Samuel Miller, son of William Miller and Hannah (…), was born about 1675, being in his 85th year when he died in 1759.1 He died 14 March 1759,1 and was buried at the First Presbyterian Church, Elizabeth, Essex Co., New Jersey.1

Samuel married Elizabeth Thompson, daughter of Thomas Tomson.2

Of Elizabeth Town, on 6 April 1697, he was named guardian to Thomas and Aaron Thomson, minor sons of Aaron Thomson, of the same place, deceased (citing East Jersey Deeds, Liber F:258).3

Samuel left a will dated 9 April 1735, and proved 6 October 1760 identifying himself as a carpenter, of Elizabeth Town, and naming
wife Elizabeth
children William, John, Enoch, Aaron, Andrew, Moses, Hannah (wife of Mathias Hetfield), Elizabeth (wife of Joseph Price), Joanna (wife of Nathanael Bonnel, Jr.), and Susanna;
his homestead 12 aces in Elizabeth Town Great Meadows, bought of Daniiel Sayre;
100 acres in Southold, Suffolk Co., Long Island, bought of Benjamin Luce;
20 acres adjoining brother, Richard Miller;
other real and personal property
Executors wife with sons William, Enoch, and Aaron
wit: Thomas Chapman, Nathaniel Mitchell,
Elijah Davis.4


Elizabeth Thompson b. abt. 1675, d. 13 Nov 1747
  • Andrew Miller+4 d. 6 Oct 1779
  • William Miller4 d. bef. 21 Sep 1786
  • John Miller4 d. aft. 7 Nov 1780
  • Enoch Miller4 d. bef. 29 Dec 1756
  • Aaron Miller4 d. bef. 25 Mar 1776
  • Moses Miller4 d. bef. 10 Nov 1780
  • Elizabeth Miller4 d. aft. 9 Apr 1735
  • Joanna Miller4 d. aft. 9 Apr 1735
  • Susanna Miller4 d. aft. 9 Apr 1735
  • Hannah Miller4 b. abt. 1700, d. 13 Jun 1783
  • Samuel Miller5 b. abt. 1705, d. 29 Mar 1732
This person was last edited on28 Aug 2023


  1. [S2261] Wm. Ogden Wheeler and Edmund D. Halsey, Inscriptions on Tombstones and Monuments in the Burying Grounds of the First Presbyterian Church and St. Johns Church at Elizabeth, New Jersey: 1664–1892 (New Haven, Connecticut: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1892), 74, further cited as Wheeler & Halsey, Elizabethtown Inscriptions.
  2. [S1546] Rich H., Find A Grave memorial #7324459, added 3 Apr 2003, online, accessed Apr 2020, further cited as Find A Grave.
  3. [S1643] William A. Whitehead, et al., editors, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, 42 vols. (Newark, New Jersey: Daily Journal, 1880-1949), 21:259, further cited as Whitehead, et al., Colonial History of New Jersey.
  4. [S1998] William Nelson et al., editors, Calendar of New Jersey Wills, 13 vols. ([various publishers], 1901-1949), 3:222 (Lib G:308), further cited as Nelson et al., Calendar of New Jersey Wills.
  5. [S2261] Wheeler & Halsey, Elizabethtown Inscriptions, 74, #489.