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Beulah Hathaway Miller

Other Name:
Beulah Hathaway; Beulah Mueller
September 19, 1788
Home Town:
Hudson, NY
Cornelius Miller/ Mueller (unknown)
Biographical Notes:
Beulah Hathaway Miller was born September 19, 1788 to John and Sarah Conkling Hathaway of Hudson, New York. Around the year 1802 Buelah, possibly with her sister Phoebe, was educated in Litchfield, Connecticut at Sarah Pierce's Female Academy. She later married Cornelius Miller, a lawyer from Hudson. Beulah and Cornelius had four children.

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In the Ledger:
help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
Letter, Mrs. Margaret Miller to Emily Noyes Vanderpoel, 11 February 1904 - in Emily Noyes Vanderpoel Scrapbook (Litchfield Historical Society - Litchfield Female Academy Collection).

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