Harriett Palmer Roach then Miller (née Killikelly)

1799 - 1870


Harriet Palmer Killikelly married Nathaniel Roach 29/12/1814 in St Michael, Barbados. They had a daughter, Jane, baptised in Barbados, 31/08/1817. Nathaniel Roach died in 1819. Harriet remarried, to Joseph Richard Mahon Miller, in New York, 01/10/1829. She filed a declaration of intention to become an American citizen in New York in June 1832 (at the same time as Elizabeth Miller and Mary Margaret Miller). In the 1850 census she was living in Philadelphia, age 45, born West Indies, with her husband, age 53. In the 1860 census she was still in Philadelphia, age 61, born Barbados; her husband's real estate was valued at $8,000 and his personal estate at $500. In Philadelphia in 1870, age unclear, born in Barbados, value of husband's real estate $4,000. She was buried in Philadelphia 29/08/1870.


Familysearch.org, Barbados Church Records, 1637-1887 [database online]. Familysearch.org batch no. M51059-1. Ancestry.com, New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999 [database online]. Censuses online.

We are grateful to Ernest M. Wiltshire for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Maiden Name
[1] Nathaniel Roach [2] Joseph Richard Mahon Miller
[With 1] Jane (1816-)

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1823 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Executrix

Relationships (2)

Husband → Wife
Wife → Second Husband

Addresses (2)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - United States of America
New York, New York, USA - United States of America