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Rebecca Van Zant Miller

October 20, 1797–June 23, 1886

Born at Coeymans, Albany County, New York; daughter of Rachel Lucas and Gilbert Van Zant. Died at Coalville, Summit County, Utah Territory; buried at Salt Lake City. 1 (See Document 2.1)


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