Biography of Henry O. Miles
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Miles, Henry O., is the grandson of Anthony Miles, who was born and died in England, and a son of Anthony, jr., born in Suffolk, England, August 11, 1784, who came to America at the age of twenty one. He married first, in England, Rebecca Benjamin. who died in Carlton January 2, 1825, aged thirty seven. By her he had the following children: Mary A., Grace, Henry O., Priscilla, Edmund. Mrs. Miles died and he married a Miss Jane Brown, by whom he had these children: Sarah J., Edwin W., Mary A., Col. Edmund B., Cynthia C., Victoria J. At the end of eleven years the second wife died, and Mr. Miles married third Martha Jones. He died June 6, 1883. aged nearly 100 years. Henry O. was born October 31, 1811, has followed farming. and has served as commissioner of highways and school inspector of Carlton. He was a lieutenant in the State militia. In 1836 he married, at Palmyra, Hannah Clark, born February 14, 1812, who died January 18, 1892. They had three children: Harlon P., born September 30, 1837, who married first Marietta Greeley, and second Elsenia Bragg, and has one son, Howard C.; Willard Ward, born October 23, 1843, who married Sarah B. Wilson, and has four children: Henry W., Clark. Almina L., and Sanford; Sarah H., born December 15, 1854, who married Truman Ackerman.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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