Biography of R. Tracy Miller

Miller, R. Tracy, p. o. Alexander, N. Y.. is a lineal descendant on the maternal side of Lieutenant Thomas Tracy, who emigrated from England to Norwich, Conn., in 1637. This Lieutenant Thomas Tracy was the youngest son of Sir Richard Tracy of Suffolk, England, who was a descendant of Sire De Trade, a Norman nobleman who went to England with William the Conqueror in 1060. The line of descent from Lieutenant Thomas Tracy is as follows: 2 John, 3 Wins'ow, 4 Joshua, 5 Nehemiab, 6 Alanson, 7 Martha, 8 R. Tracy. R. Tracy Miller was born in Bennington, Wyoming county, N. Y., June 1, 1851. When he was ten years of age his parents removed to Alexander, where he was educated in the public and high schools, graduating from the latter in 1867. Mr. Miller has always taken an active interest in town affairs, and was elected supervisor 1896. and is now serving his third term; he was chairman of the board in 1898. He is frank and generous in character, affable in manner, and has many friends wherever he is known. On February 26, 1872, Mr. Miller was married to Minnie L., daughter of Lyman and Philotha (Prescott) Brown; they have two children-Lyman and Martha.

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A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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