Christian Glades Miller
- Born: 18 Jan 1758, Berks County, Pennsylvania
- Marriage: Anna Maria Marsteller on 31 Mar 1783 in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania
- Died: 10 Mar 1824, Gregg Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania at age 66
- Buried: Heckman Cemetery, Gregg Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania
Noted events in his life were:
• Military Service, 1775, Philadelphia, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
As a Private during the Revolutionary War, 3rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Riflemen
The 3rd Pennsylvania Regiment was raised, on December 9, 1775, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for service with the Continental Army. The regiment would see action during the Battle of Valcour Island, Battle of Brandywine, Battle of Germantown, Battle of Monmouth and the Battle of Springfield. The regiment was furloughed, on June 11, 1783, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and disbanded on November 15, 1783.
Brandywine Battlefield Historic Site: The Brandywine Battlefield Historic Site brings to life the largest engagement of the Revolutionary War, fought on September 11, 1777, between the Continental Army led by General George Washington and the British forces headed by General William Howe.
Fort Mifflin: During the Revolutionary War the garrison at Fort Mifflin was ordered by General George Washington to hold off the British Navy so the Continental Army could make its way to their winter encampment at Valley Forge. Washington wrote that the defense of the Delaware River was "of the utmost importance to America." Located just a few minutes from downtown Philadelphia, Fort Mifflin is the only Revolutionary War battlefield completely intact.
• Census, 1790, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Reading Boro, Roll 8 Book 1, Page 15.
Name: Christian Miller
Number of Free White Males Under 16: 4
Number of Free White Males 16 and Over: 1
Number of Free White Females: 2
Number of Household Members: 7
• Census, 1800, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Reading Boro, Roll 35 Book 1, Page 645.
Name: Christian Miller
Free White Males Under 10: 3
Free White Males 10 to 15: 1
Free White Males 26 to 44: 1
Free White Females Under 10 : 2
Free White Females 10 to 15 : 1
Free White Females 26 to 44 : 1
Number of Household Members Under 16 : 7
Number of Household Members Over 25 : 2
Number of Household Members: 9
• Census, 1810, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Bern Township, Roll 45 Book 1, Page 127.
• Note:. Came to Centre County from Bern Township, Berks County. Received bounty land in Ohio for sevice.
• Note:: Section 1, Row 1, Plot # 14, 10 Mar 1824, Heckman Cemetery, Gregg Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania.
His headstone shows the following:
A Revolutionaly Soldier
b 18 Jan 1758
d 10 Mar 1824
66y 1m 22d
• History:: History of Centre County Pennsylvania, 1883. Another old settler and pioneer was Christian Miller, A revolutionary hero, who after the close of that eventful struggle wended his steps in this direction, and selected a home in the mountains where the Ripkys now live. A few years afterward some of is friends purchased and presented him with ten acres of land situated near the present location of Penn Hall, where he build a house. He left one son (John) who died in the same place in 1862.
Christian married Anna Maria Marsteller, daughter of Johann Ludwig Marsteller and Anna Elizabeth Kehler, on 31 Mar 1783 in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania. (Anna Maria Marsteller was born on 19 Jan 1765 in Bern, Berks County, Pennsylvania, died on 7 Jul 1846 in Gregg Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania and was buried in Heckman Cemetery, Gregg Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania.)