Biography of Marshall M. Miller


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Miller, Marshall M., was born in Evans' Mills, near where he now resides, in 1826, a son of Pardon and Eliza (Beebe) Miller. His grandfather, Jonathan Miller, came from Worcester, Mass., in 1805, and settled in Le Ray, where he was the first justice of the peace. Marshall M. received his education in the phblic schools, and, as his father died when he was six years of age, he went to live with Mr. Davis, with whom he remained until he wassixteen years of age. He then went on the Hudson River as a sailor, where he remained for thirteen years, when be learned the carpenter's trade, which he followed for six years at Evans' Mills. He was next engaged as a cabinet maker in the same place until 1862, when he enlisted, and served in the Army of the Potomac. He was discharged in August, 1865, and returned to Evans' Mills and established himself as a carriage maker, which business he carried on until sixteen years ago. In 1882 he was appointed by Sheriff Smith a deputy sheriff, which position he still holds. July 31, 1862, he married Calista Lawton, daughter of Josiah Lawton, of Evans' Mills, by whom he had these children: James Henry, station agent near Montreal, Can.; Charles Ernest, of Watertown; and Mary Eliza, a teacher in the public schools of the county. Mr. Miller is a Republican in politics, and was United States census enumerator in 1880 and 1890.

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The Boston History Co., Publishers 1898

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