Biography of John Miller
Monroe County, MI Biographies

JOHN MILLER was born near the City of Wooster, Wayne county, O., Aug. 25, 1825. In 1831 the family removed to Huron county, O., and in 1836 to Wood county. These moves were made by his parents, Michael and Nancy Miller. In 1847 John came to Monroe county, Mich., and located at Vienna, and engaged in blaeksmithing, remaining there until 1849, then went to Lambertville. In 1866 he located at Petersburgh, in Summerfield township, working at his trade until 1870, then purchased and removed to the farm of 75 acres where he now resides. He enlisted July 17, 1862, in Co. K, 18th Mich. V. I., and served to the close of the war as a musician, He was married in 1846 to Harriet E. Kirk, of Wayne county, Mich, by whom he had five children, all now deceased. His wife died in 1887. He was chosen magistrate in 1884, and now holds that office. He is a member of Morgan Parker Post, No. 281, G. A. R.

History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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