Biography of C. Henry Miller


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Miller, C. Henry, was born in Antwerp, N. Y., July 22, 1836, a son of Jacob and Mary M. (Markham) Miller, born in Canada, August 31, 1803, and she in Massachusetts, in 1807. Jacob was a son of Joseph Miller, born July 24, 1773, and came to Theresa in a very early day, where he died June 27, 1831. His wife was Mary Lott, born February 18, 1774, and died May 29, 1844. Jacob Miller spent most of his clays in Theresa and Antwerp. He was educated in the common schools and was a teacher for many years, also a farmer, and settled the farm of 250 acres of land now owned by the subject, and here died April 19, 1860, and his wife died April 15, 1875. They had one son, C. Henry. Jacob was a Whig and Republican and was once nominated for school commissioner by the Whig party. C. Henry Miller was reared on the farm and educated in the common schools and Theresa select schools. He has always been a farmer and besides the old homestead of 250 acres, has another farm on Indian River of 125 acres. In 1888 he erected a fine residence in Theresa and since 1895 has resided in the village, his house being occupied by some one of the family since it was built. December 2, 1858, he married Mary Tyler, born in Herkimer county, N. Y., March 27, 1836, a daughter of Benjamin and Charity (Emhoff) rpyler both born in Herkimer county and about 1840 came to Pamelia, then to Theresa, where both died, he in 1871 and his wife in 1886. Mr. rryler was a clothier in early life and later followed farming. Mr. and Mrs. Miller had four children: Sarah (deceased); Edwin J., born August 26, 1864, educated at Theresa and Ives Seminary; Leona, wife of Arthur Greenacre, and they have one daughter, Marion M,; and Henrietta, wife of Fred S. Rhodenhurst of Theresa, and they have one son, Seymour K. Mr. Miller is a Republican in politics and attends and supports the M. E. church. He is also a member of the P. of H.

Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Jefferson County, New York
Edited by: Edgar C. Emerson
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1898

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