William Miers

(1789-1846)

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Life Summary

William Miers was born in 1785 in Kent, Maryland, USA as the first child of Luke Miers Sr. and Mary Leatherbury. He had six siblings, namely: Luke Jr., Letitia, James, Mary, Hannah, and John. When he was 38, he married Anna Maria Lomax, daughter of John Tayloe Lomax, on 27 Aug 1823 in Kent, Maryland. William Miers and Anna Maria Lomax had five children.

William Miers was an affluent farmer and esteemed citizen. Political Orientation: (Federalist).

He served in the military in 1778 in Kent, Maryland, USA (Militia: 27th Battalion, 5th Company under Capt. Gilbert Falconer; Lt.).

He owned a portion of property called Bordley’s Gift west of Gilpin’s Pond + 30 acres to rear abutting Lewis Blakiston’s property on 06 May 1792 in Kent, Maryland, USA.

He signed his will on 27 Jan 1846 in Kent, Maryland, USA (Will written). He died before 21 Mar 1846 in Kent, Maryland, USA (Bordley’s Gift plantation). His will was proved on 21 Mar 1846 in Kent, Maryland, USA.

Anna Lomax Lewis

(1804-1883)

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Life Summary

Anna Maria Lomax was born about 1804 in Maryland as the first child of John Tayloe Lomax and Corlette Bilson Thornton. When she was 19, she married William Miers, son of Luke Miers Sr. and Mary Leatherbury, on 27 Aug 1823 in Kent, Maryland.

Anna Maria Lomax was also known as Anna Lewis. She lived in Kent, Maryland, USA on 21 Jun 1860 (District 3; P.O.: Massey’s X Roads) and in Kenton, Kent, Delaware, USA on 13 Jun 1870.

William Miers and Anna Maria Lomax had 4 children:

She also married General Samuel H Lewis (date/place are unknown) and had 1 child.

She died on 18 Sep 1883 in Towson, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (at her son’s home).