Biography of John Miller
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Miller, John, was born in the town of Sehodack, June 5, 1831, and has been interested in farming all his lifetime. In 1869 he purchased the freighting isiness from Downer & Harder, which he still conducts under the firm name of John Miller & Son. In 1851 Mr. Miller married Matilda Austrander; they have one son, Stephen I. Miller, and his grandfather was John Miller, and his great grandfather was a Revolutionary soldier. His mother was Christina Lasher. John Miller & Son own the barge Chicago, which has a capacity of 347 tons, and they handle about 40,000 tons of freight annually.

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


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