Joan Ross Miller (1808 - 1873)

Joan Ross Miller
1808 - 1873
updated February 06, 2019
Joan Ross Miller was born in 1808. She was born to Donald Miller and Joan Poulson Miller. She died in 1873 in Australia at 65 years old. We know that Joan Ross Miller had been residing in Australia.
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Joan Ross Miller passed away in 1873 in Australia at 65 years old. She was born in 1808. She was born to Donald Miller and Joan Poulson Miller. We know that Joan Ross Miller had been residing in Australia.
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1808 - 1873 World Events

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In 1808, in the year that Joan Ross Miller was born, on February 6th, the ship Topaz - which had sailed out of Boston, hunting seals - rediscovered Pitcairn Island. The mutineers from the HMS Bounty had gone there after the mutiny in April of 1789. Only one HMS Bounty mutineer was still alive, John Adams, who had changed his name to Alexander Smith.

In 1816, at the age of just 8 years old, Joan was alive when on December 11th, Indiana was admitted as the 19th state in the Union. The name "Indiana" means “land of the Indians”.

In 1835, when she was 27 years old, on January 8th, the U.S. Federal Government declared that President Andrew Jackson had paid off the national debt - for the first and only time.

In 1869, she was 61 years old when on February 5th, prospectors in Victoria, Australia, discovered the biggest loose gold nugget ever found. Known as the "Welcome Stranger", it was discovered only 1.2 inches below ground and weighed a whopping 214.1 lbs. It would be worth over $4 million today.

In 1873, in the year of Joan Ross Miller's passing, on February 12th, The Coinage Act of 1873 was signed by President Ulysses S. Grant. It went into effect on April 1st and ended the use of gold and silver in the U.S. for currency - placing the country on the gold standard. The Act wasn't popular with everyone.

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