John Miller1

M, #6369, b. 1 February 1799
1st cousin 6 times removed of Joseph Wayne Peery
     John Miller was born on 1 February 1799 at St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana.1 He was the son of Jean Miller and Marie Francoise Mayer.1 He was baptized on 25 April 1799 at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana, at age 2 months and 24 days.1 He married Elise Taylor, daughter of Jean Taylor and Marie Stelly, on 26 May 1818 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.2 He was listed as a son in the succession of Marie Francoise Mayer in August 1823 at St. Landry Parish Courthouse, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.3

Family: John Miller and Elise Taylor


  1. [S9] SWLR - St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, MILLER, John a twin (John - of St. Landry of Opelousas & Marie Francoise MAYER - of St. John Baptiste on the Mississippi) b. 1 Feb. 1799, bt. 25 April 1799 Pats: Jacques MILLER & Marie TAYEN [THEGEIN] - of Germany; Mats: Andre MAYER & Marie Anne STELY - of the Mississippi; Spons: Frederic MILLER & Magdeleine RITTER. During a "Salida" [missionary trip] to Carencro, at the place of Jean MOUTON, uncle. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (SM Ch.: v.5, #139).
  2. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, MILLER, Jean - native of this parish (major son of Jean & Francoise MAYER) m. 26 May 1818 Elise TAYLOR - native of this parish (major daughter of Jean THELLER & Marie SCHETEL--- torn) Wits: Michel TAYLOR, David MECHE, Joseph STELLY. Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.321).
  3. [S100] SWLR - St. Landry Parish Courthouse, MAYER, Marie Francoise m. Jean MILLER Children: Marie Victoire m. Joseph BERJEOT; Jean fils; Marie Celeste m. Antoine MARCANTEL; Andre Alexis; Francois Xavier; Marie Angelique; Michel; Ursin; Etienne; Melitte MILLER. Succ. dated Aug. 1823 (Opel. Ct.Hse.: Succ. #314).