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  • ID: I21184
  • Name: John S. MILLER 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 26 JUN 1810 in Perry County, Ohio
  • Death: 10 NOV 1897
  • Note:
    [Brøderbund WFT Vol. 6, Ed. 1, Tree #4583, Date of Import: Jun 29, 1998]
    At about age 10, he was orphaned. Not long after, he became dissatisfied with his surroundings and started for Reading Pennsylvania, walking the entire way. He remained there for only a short time and then drifted westward to Republic, Seneca County, Ohio. Here he met and married Rebecca Wright. They started out for the wild west. They pitched their tent in what was called Henry County about March 8, 1835. Henry County was later set off to Fulton County. They were the second settlers in Liberty Township and John sat on the first jury in Henry County.
    Their first son, Charles, died at age 20. The death of Charles made such a profound impressson upon John that he gave his heart to God. Eli died in defense of his country.
    They moved to Liberty Center about 1882.
    Buried at Liberty Center, Henry County, Ohio.




    Marriage 1 Rebecca WRIGHT b: 25 DEC 1816 in Coshocton County, Ohio
    • Married: 8 JUL 1832 in Republic, Seneca County, Ohio
    Children
    1. Has Children George MILLER
    2. Has Children Mary Emmalina MILLER
    3. Has No Children Charles W. MILLER b: 1833
    4. Has No Children Eli MILLER b: 1839
    5. Has Children Warren Tremain MILLER b: 15 AUG 1841
    6. Has No Children James D. MILLER b: 1843

    Sources:
    1. Title: Bryan Miller
      Text: This is his GrGrGrGr Grandfather.
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