Biography of Capt. George R. Miller
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Miller, Capt. George R., was born in Schodack on the farm he now owns. July 6, 1839. He is a son of Garrett and Martha (Seaman) Miller, both born in Schodack. Garrett was a son of John I., a son of one of the earliest settlers of the town. The grandfather of Mr. Miller purchased the farm where he lived and died. The father of Mr. Miller was a farmer; he died in 1861 and. his wife died. January 20, 1893, at the age of eighty four Mr. Miller was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools; he is a farmer and has 172 acres of land, following general farming; he was supervisor of the town in 1880 and 1881, and was also collector. In 1869 Mr. Miller was married to Theresa De Forest, a daughter of David and granddaughter of Jacob De Forest, an early settler of North Greenbush. To Mr. and Mrs. Miller were born four daughters: Martha (deceased), Maria J., Helena and Sarah A. Mr. Miller is a member of Schodack Lodge No. 87, F. & A. M., and is past master. He was captain of Co. B, 72d Regiment, State militia.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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