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James Miller weaver, auctioneer

M, #673, b. 13 February 1776, d. 5 January 1841
Last Edited: 8 Nov 2020

Parents:

Father*: Patrick Millar brewer b. 1749, d. 23 Feb 1828
Mother*: Janet Stephen b. c 1750
  • Baptism*: James Miller weaver, auctioneer was baptised on 13 February 1776 at Fowlis Easter, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; baptisms 1776; February 13 Patrick Millar weaver in Fowlis with his wife Janet Stevan had a child baptized before a congregation named ____ James.1
  • He was the son of Patrick Millar brewer and Janet Stephen.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Miller weaver, auctioneer married Elizabeth Anderson, daughter of John Anderson and Elizabeth Bruce, on 18 December 1798 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; December 1798; Contracted Decr 1 James Millar weaver and Elisabeth Anderson daur of John Anderson weaver both of this parish married Decr 18.2,3
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Miller weaver, auctioneer died on 5 January 1841 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, , at age 64 probably our man:1841, January 10, ref 249, James Miller, weaver, died January 5, age 65 years, born parish of Fowlis, cause asthma, place of interment 388-6, dues -/5/3.4
  • Milit-Beg*: Did James Miller weaver, auctioneer begin military service after 2 April 1810 during the Napoleonic Wars? Could that be why there are no children between 1811 and 1816?
  • Directory Entry: He appeared in a directory of 1818 living at Overgate north side, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; Millar, James, autioneer.5
  • (Witness) Directory Entry: He appeared in the directory entry with Thomas Miller at Thorter Row, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Candidate for Dundee Directory 1834 that reads; Miller, Thomas, autioneer, appraiser, and general-commission-agent, foot of Thorter-row, e; and book binder, Union-street, e; which Thomas is this and did James 1776-1841 work with him for a time?6

Family:

Elizabeth Anderson b. c 1778, d. 29 Jun 1857
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Miller weaver, auctioneer married Elizabeth Anderson, daughter of John Anderson and Elizabeth Bruce, on 18 December 1798 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; December 1798; Contracted Decr 1 James Millar weaver and Elisabeth Anderson daur of John Anderson weaver both of this parish married Decr 18.2,3

Children:

Peter Miller b. 16 Oct 1799
John Miller b. 8 Jun 1801
Janet Miller b. 17 Aug 1803
Thomas Miller b. 17 Oct 1805, d. a 1833
Betty Miller b. 21 Jun 1808
William Miller b. 2 Apr 1810
James Miller jute warehouseman+ b. 23 May 1817, d. 14 Jun 1881
Joseph Bitter Miller+ b. 15 Feb 1820, d. 10 Sep 1886
  • (Witness) History: Http://www.scottish-places.info/towns/townfirst5322.html
    http://www.scottish-places.info/parishes/parhistory521.html#
    https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=VRp38h5CN8oC&pg=PA281#v=onepage&q&f=false
    https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=He81AAAAMAAJ&pg=PA455&redir_esc=y&hl=en#v=onepage&q&f=false
    http://www.ancestor.abel.co.uk/Angus/Lundie.html
    http://www.geograph.org.uk/gridref/NO3233.7,8,9,10,11

Citations

  1. [S35] Old Parochial Register of pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) OPR births 356/0010 0135 Fowlis Easter image held [June 2007].
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), 459069.
  3. [S36] Old Parochial Register of marriage,pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) OPR marriages Dundee ref 282/0130 0429 image held [Mar 2007].
  4. [S8] Old Parochial Register of Death, Dundee, pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland, 282/00 0270 0244 Dundee) Register of Burials, Dundee 1841; 282/00 0270 0244 image held [Oct 2010].
  5. [S37] Directory Dundee (Dundee:, 1818 page 39 [Aug 2011]. Hereinafter cited as Dundee Directory.
  6. [S37] Dundee Directory, 1834.
  7. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) Gazeteer for Scotland http://www.scottish-places.info/parishes/parhistory521.html# accessed June 2017.
  8. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) Statistical Acount for Scotland http://stataccscot.edina.ac.uk/static/statacc/dist/parish/Perth/Fowlis%20Wester
    accessed June 2017.
  9. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) http://www.geograph.org.uk
  10. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) http://www.ancestor.abel.co.uk
  11. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) https://books.google.co.uk/