Descendants of Friedrich Christoph Muller
 

 

Home
Up
Connect With Others
Look-Up Volunteers
Libraries
Military
Vital Records
History
Cemeteries
Obituaries
Census
Biographies
Pictures & Postcards

Descendants of Friedrich Christoph Muller
Submitted by [email protected]

Generation No. 1

1. FRIEDRICH CHRISTOPH8 MULLER (JOHANN CHRISTOPH7, JOHANN GEORG6, JOHANN JOSEF5, JOHANN HANS ZACHARIAS4, HANS ADAM3, WOLF2, HANS1) was born October 01, 1805 in Ziegelroda, and died August 05, 1874 in Hanover, Illinois. He married CHRISTIANE BEYER 1831. She was born October 13, 1810 in Bachra, and died January 28, 1882 in Hanover, Illinois.

Notes for FRIEDRICH CHRISTOPH MULLER:
Came from Germany in 1849 and lived in Milwaukee for five years before settling on the farm near Hanover. They came from a small town in the Prussian Province of Saxony (formerly East Germany).

1850 Census Milwaukee, Wis.

1860 Census Hanover with his wife, William G, Theresa and nephew Frederick
MIller age 16 - His worth $1600/500

1870 His son is managing the farm now worth $1600/2000

1880 Christina still on farm managed by son William G.

More About FRIEDRICH CHRISTOPH MULLER:
Burial: Lost Mound Cemetery

More About CHRISTIANE BEYER:
Burial: Lost Mound Cemetery

Children of FRIEDRICH MULLER and CHRISTIANE BEYER are:
2. i. FREDERICK WILLIAM9 MILLER, b. Abt. 1836, Prussia; d. December 02,
1863, Nashville, Tn.
3. ii. CHRISTINA MILLER, b. 1833; d. April 21, 1887.
4. iii. WILLIAM G. MILLER, b. April 16, 1837, Prussia; d. November 03, 1883.
5. iv. THERESA MILLER, b. 1845.


Generation No. 2

2. FREDERICK WILLIAM9 MILLER (FRIEDRICH CHRISTOPH8 MULLER, JOHANN
CHRISTOPH7, JOHANN GEORG6, JOHANN JOSEF5, JOHANN HANS ZACHARIAS4, HANS ADAM3, WOLF2, HANS1) was born Abt. 1836 in Prussia, and died December 02, 1863 in Nashville, Tn. He married JANE HATFIELD March 17, 1859, daughter of EDWARD HATFIELD and MARY JACKSON. She was born April 17, 1835 in Henry Co., Indiana, and died February 11, 1875.

Notes for FREDERICK WILLIAM MILLER:
Born Friedrich Wilhelm Muller
5'7 Dark hair, blue eyes and light complexion

August 14, 1862 Volunteered 96th Illinois Infantry Company F as a Private -
some time cooks. Washes clothes for extra money. Wounded in left knee at
Chickamauga and dies from erysipelas.

1860 Census renting farm in Savanna township worth $0/$300

1870 Census - Jane with two sons living in Washington Township with her half brother John

More About FREDERICK WILLIAM MILLER:
Burial: Nashville, Tn

Notes for JANE HATFIELD:
IN spring of 1864 she moves to entirely unimproved, wild land, farm in Mount
Carroll township - five miles east of Savanna. She made first shack house
from four trees or cornor post. She owned no oxen or horses but had a small
hand wagon that she would use to get supplies in town. She would haul
Charles in the wagon and carry John in her arms. That summer her neighbors
razed her a log house with no glass in the windows. She could handle a gun
as well as any man and protected her chickens and hogs from the wolves at
night. About 1866 she sell this farm and moves to Apple River township and
in 1872 buys the Gleason farm in section 21 Washington Township.

She couldn't write her name on the civil war pension application

Children of FREDERICK MILLER and JANE HATFIELD are:
6. i. CHARLES EDWARD10 MILLER, b. January 06, 1860, Washington Township, Il;
d. January 21, 1934, Savanna, Il.
7. ii. JOHN W. MILLER, b. August 02, 1862, Savanna, Il.


3. CHRISTINA9 MILLER (FRIEDRICH CHRISTOPH8 MULLER, JOHANN CHRISTOPH7,
JOHANN GEORG6, JOHANN JOSEF5, JOHANN HANS ZACHARIAS4, HANS ADAM3, WOLF2,
HANS1) was born 1833, and died April 21, 1887. She married GUSTAV FRANCKE
October 15, 1852, son of CHRISTIAN FRANCKE and MARY S.. He was born June
26, 1826 in Province of Saxony, Prussian.

Notes for GUSTAV FRANCKE:
After death of father learn the trade of a baker, serving three years and
then a journeyman for five years until 1849. Served in the Prussian army as
member of a Cuirassier regiment for three years. In 1850 Took passage at
Bremen and arrived in New York. Took eight day trip from New York to reach
Chicago and was a baker. Spring of 1852 he heads for Milwaukee and married.

1860 Census in Hanover Township, farm worth $1700 and personal property $200
1880 Census in Hanover Township had a female servant

Children of CHRISTINA MILLER and GUSTAV FRANCKE are:
i. GUSTAV10 FRANCKE, b. 1851, Milwaukee.
ii. HERMAN A. FRANCKE, b. 1855, Hanover, Illinois.
iii. JULIUS A. FRANCKE, b. 1858, Hanover, Illinois.
iv. CHARLES F. FRANCKE, b. 1862.
v. ALBERT W. FRANCKE, b. 1863.
vi. WILLIAM H. FRANCKE, b. 1869.


4. WILLIAM G.9 MILLER (FRIEDRICH CHRISTOPH8 MULLER, JOHANN CHRISTOPH7,
JOHANN GEORG6, JOHANN JOSEF5, JOHANN HANS ZACHARIAS4, HANS ADAM3, WOLF2,
HANS1) was born April 16, 1837 in Prussia, and died November 03, 1883. He
married AUGUSTA SCHOPKE, daughter of FREDERICK SCHOPKE and JOHANNA. She was
born September 1847 in Prussia, and died 1934.

Notes for WILLIAM G. MILLER:
1860 On father's farm in Hanover with mother and sister Theresa

1870 On farm in Hanover with his wife, his father, mother and sister Theresa
worth $6,000/$2000.

1880 On farm in Hanover and his mother lives with him, his family, and a
farm hand.

1900 Census - Wife is listed as a widow, stated she had six children, five
with her, her brother and her father, and a Servant Samuel Frey 17

More About WILLIAM G. MILLER:
Burial: Lost Mound Cemetery

More About AUGUSTA SCHOPKE:
Burial: Lost Mound Cemetery

Children of WILLIAM MILLER and AUGUSTA SCHOPKE are:
i. MARY10 MILLER, b. 1871.
ii. CLARA MILLER, b. 1873; d. 1955.

More About CLARA MILLER:
Burial: Lost Mound Cemetery

8. iii. WILLIAM F. MILLER, b. January 13, 1875, Hanover; d. December 20,
1959.
iv. EDITH MILLER, b. 1878.
v. ALBERT MILLER, b. 1880.
vi. LAURA MILLER, b. 1883.


5. THERESA9 MILLER (FRIEDRICH CHRISTOPH8 MULLER, JOHANN CHRISTOPH7, JOHANN
GEORG6, JOHANN JOSEF5, JOHANN HANS ZACHARIAS4, HANS ADAM3, WOLF2, HANS1) was
born 1845. She married JOHN HANDLE April 13, 1871, son of DANIEL HANDLE and
ROSANNA SCHOENHAAR. He was born October 31, 1833 in Wurtemburg.

Notes for JOHN HANDLE:
1849 Took passage at Antwerp and arrived in New Orleans. Proceeded up the
Mississippi River to Northern Illinois.

August 1864 joined 146TH Illinois Infantry Company E. Mustered in at Dixon,
Ill and stationed at Camp Butler for five months and then at Chicago three
months. Participated in President Lincoln's burial services. He was 5'4
with dark hair and complextion with blue eyes

1860 census lived on his father's farm in Hanover township

Children of THERESA MILLER and JOHN HANDLE are:
i. WILLIE10 HANDLE.
ii. MARY C HANDLE.
iii. CHARLES D. HANDLE.
iv. HOMER H. HANDLE.
v. ERNEST R. HANDLE.


Generation No. 3

6. CHARLES EDWARD10 MILLER (FREDERICK WILLIAM9, FRIEDRICH CHRISTOPH8
MULLER, JOHANN CHRISTOPH7, JOHANN GEORG6, JOHANN JOSEF5, JOHANN HANS
ZACHARIAS4, HANS ADAM3, WOLF2, HANS1) was born January 06, 1860 in
Washington Township, Il, and died January 21, 1934 in Savanna, Il. He
married GEORGIANNA MATHESON February 22, 1888, daughter of JOHN MATHESON and
MARGARET LAW. She was born August 05, 1868, and died January 17, 1944.

Notes for CHARLES EDWARD MILLER:
He was one of the organizers of the Carroll County Fair Association and was
a director for years. He lived on the Miller farm for more than 70 years.
He was the Washington township assessor and supervisor. He died on Sunday
evening at his daughter Elsie Winston's home of angina pectoris and had been
ill for four months.

He had completed his studies at Northern Illinois College at Fulton. His
specialty was Hereford cattle and high-grade stock on his 500 acres in
section 21, Washington Township - now part of the Mississippi Palisade State
Park.

On the 1870 Census Charles and his brother lived with their mother and her
half brother John in Washington Township.

On the 1880 Census both brothers lived with their mother's brother Edward
who was a widower and his two daughter.

1900 and 1910 Census in Washington Township

1920 Census lives next door to William D. Graves family and has a female
servant and a male boarder a Charles Lister.

1930 Census his wife and son George living with him in Washington Twnsp.



Notes for GEORGIANNA MATHESON:
As young girl moved with her parents to a farm near Mount Carroll, Ill from
Weston, Ill - Per Terry J Miller

Taught school several years prior to marriage.

From 1920 Census Washington Township, Carroll Co., Il - She states that her
father from Canada and spoke Scotchish

More About GEORGIANNA MATHESON:
Burial: Savanna, II - "Who Was Who" Terry J MIller

Children of CHARLES MILLER and GEORGIANNA MATHESON are:
i. ELSIE BELLE11 MILLER, b. December 07, 1888; m. MR. WINSTON.
9. ii. FREDERICK M MILLER, b. September 10, 1890, Washington Township, Il;
d. January 1963, Illinois.
10. iii. FLORENCE MILLER, b. November 20, 1895.
iv. CHARLES E MILLER, b. November 21, 1898.
v. LLOYD MILLER, b. November 24, 1903.
vi. GEORGE MILLER, b. November 28, 1909.


7. JOHN W.10 MILLER (FREDERICK WILLIAM9, FRIEDRICH CHRISTOPH8 MULLER,
JOHANN CHRISTOPH7, JOHANN GEORG6, JOHANN JOSEF5, JOHANN HANS ZACHARIAS4,
HANS ADAM3, WOLF2, HANS1) was born August 02, 1862 in Savanna, Il. He
married REBECCA GILLESPIE December 11, 1880, daughter of HUGH GILLESPIE and
JANE CARRUTHERS. She was born May 10, 1865.

Notes for JOHN W. MILLER:
1870 and 1880 living with mother and brother

He was on the board of supervisors of Washington Twnsp - 1888 moved to farm
at Marcus, Ill. and lived there 9 years. 1896 the two brothers divided
Washington farm and JW built new house and lived there until 1899 when he
sold it and his Marcus farm. He moved into Savanna and engaged in the
hardware business for 18 mths. Sold interest and opened general store in
Mt. Carroll for less than 1 year. Fall 1902 he moved to old High Gillespie
homestead of 470 acres in section 11 Washington Twnsp and kept 150 head
cattle

Children of JOHN MILLER and REBECCA GILLESPIE are:
i. GLEN GILLESPIE11 MILLER, b. September 02, 1894.
11. ii. LAWRENCE FREDERICK MILLER, b. April 23, 1899; d. 1970, On his farm.


8. WILLIAM F.10 MILLER (WILLIAM G.9, FRIEDRICH CHRISTOPH8 MULLER, JOHANN
CHRISTOPH7, JOHANN GEORG6, JOHANN JOSEF5, JOHANN HANS ZACHARIAS4, HANS
ADAM3, WOLF2, HANS1) was born January 13, 1875 in Hanover, and died December
20, 1959. He married MAE MACE. She was born January 26, 1886 in Carroll
County, and died 1951.

More About WILLIAM F. MILLER:
Burial: Savanna, Il

More About MAE MACE:
Burial: Savanna, Il

Children of WILLIAM MILLER and MAE MACE are:
12. i. CLYDE A.11 MILLER, b. June 28, 1917, Hanover; d. March 30, 1971.
ii. KYLE MILLER.


Generation No. 4

9. FREDERICK M11 MILLER (CHARLES EDWARD10, FREDERICK WILLIAM9, FRIEDRICH
CHRISTOPH8 MULLER, JOHANN CHRISTOPH7, JOHANN GEORG6, JOHANN JOSEF5, JOHANN
HANS ZACHARIAS4, HANS ADAM3, WOLF2, HANS1) was born September 10, 1890 in
Washington Township, Il, and died January 1963 in Illinois. He married
FLORENCE GRAVES Abt. 1920, daughter of WILLIAM GRAVES and EMMA METZ. She
was born August 28, 1895 in Savanna, Il, and died July 1983 in Lanark.

Notes for FREDERICK M MILLER:
on the 1930 census was in Washington Township, Carroll Co., Il - lives right
next door to Florence Graves

WW1 at Tallaferro Fields, Hicks, Texas
Enlisted as a private # 1106059 on 12/15/1917 at Chicago, Il. He was 27
with blue eyes, dark hair, ruddy complexion and 5'9 and not yet married. He
had an honorable discharge from the flying school detachment air service
aeronautics on 1/3/1919. He had no practise in marksmanship or gunner nor
did he mount a horse. He had no battles, engagements, skirmishes,
expeditions or wounds. His character was excellant. He was at the flying
school from 2/24/1918 to date of discharge.

Notes for FLORENCE GRAVES:
Taught in a one room school - 1918-1919 Lost Mound School
Per "Hanover" by Terry J. Miller

Graduated Savanna High School, Attended Teachers' Colleges

Children of FREDERICK MILLER and FLORENCE GRAVES are:
13. i. EDWIN A12 MILLER.
14. ii. GERALD W MILLER.
15. iii. JO ANN MILLER.
16. iv. LUCILLE E MILLER, b. Abt. 1921.
17. v. DORIS MILLER, b. Abt. 1923.
vi. MELVIN MILLER, b. Abt. 1924.

Notes for MELVIN MILLER:
Pvt. Co. C, 78th Medic Bon. Overseas duty Nov 6, 1944 In England, Germany,
France, Czechoslovkia: 1943 to 1945 US Army

18. vii. MERLE FRANCES MILLER, b. January 17, 1925, Washington Township, Il.
viii. DONALD WILLIAM MILLER, b. Abt. 1929.
19. ix. GENE MILLER.
x. HERBERT STANLEY MILLER.


10. FLORENCE11 MILLER (CHARLES EDWARD10, FREDERICK WILLIAM9, FRIEDRICH
CHRISTOPH8 MULLER, JOHANN CHRISTOPH7, JOHANN GEORG6, JOHANN JOSEF5, JOHANN
HANS ZACHARIAS4, HANS ADAM3, WOLF2, HANS1) was born November 20, 1895. She
married JESSE MC INTYRE. He was born 1891.

Notes for JESSE MC INTYRE:
1930 Census live Washington Township two houses away from her father Charles
E. Miller and his mother Margaret lives with them

Children of FLORENCE MILLER and JESSE MC INTYRE are:
i. DANIEL12 MC INTYRE, b. 1927.
ii. ROBERT A. MC INTYRE, b. 1929.


11. LAWRENCE FREDERICK11 MILLER (JOHN W.10, FREDERICK WILLIAM9, FRIEDRICH
CHRISTOPH8 MULLER, JOHANN CHRISTOPH7, JOHANN GEORG6, JOHANN JOSEF5, JOHANN
HANS ZACHARIAS4, HANS ADAM3, WOLF2, HANS1) was born April 23, 1899, and died
1970 in On his farm. He married RUTH GILLOGLY April 19, 1922, daughter of
DAVID GILLOGLY and EMMA LAW. She was born January 14, 1902 in Washington
Township, Il.

Notes for LAWRENCE FREDERICK MILLER:
1930 Census - Woodland, Carroll, Ill

Notes for RUTH GILLOGLY:
Held father's land grant for farm signed on 12/20/1850 by President Millard
Fillmore


Children of LAWRENCE MILLER and RUTH GILLOGLY are:
20. i. JANE12 MILLER, b. 1923.
ii. JOHN DAVID MILLER, b. 1926; d. 1960; m. REVA JEAN RAHN.


12. CLYDE A.11 MILLER (WILLIAM F.10, WILLIAM G.9, FRIEDRICH CHRISTOPH8
MULLER, JOHANN CHRISTOPH7, JOHANN GEORG6, JOHANN JOSEF5, JOHANN HANS
ZACHARIAS4, HANS ADAM3, WOLF2, HANS1) was born June 28, 1917 in Hanover, and
died March 30, 1971. He married ELVA HILL June 12, 1937 in Peoria.

Notes for CLYDE A. MILLER:
Was a farmer and worked at Valves and Contril in Savanna

More About CLYDE A. MILLER:
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery - "Who Was Who" Terry J Miller

Notes for ELVA HILL:
In 2004 she is still living on the orginial homestead in Hanover

Children of CLYDE MILLER and ELVA HILL are:
i. WILLIAM A.12 MILLER.
ii. JOHN A. MILLER.
iii. THOMAS A. MILLER.
iv. CATHERINE MILLER.