Biography of John B. Miller
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Miller, John B., a prominent farmer of Barrington, is a native of Yates County, and was born May 3, 1821, a son of Daniel (born in Seneca County, N. Y.) and Susan (born in Tompkins County, N. Y.) Miller, who were the parents of nine children, four of whom are now living. Daniel Miller learned the carpenter's trade, which he followed in the early part of his life. He moved from Seneca County to Yates County in 1817, and turned his attention to farming, which he followed until his death in 1871. His wife died in 1874. Both were members of the Baptist Church. John B. was educated in the district schools of Barrington, and married, in 1850, Cynthia, daughter of Gilbert Baker. by whom he had seven children, six surviving, viz: Ida, wife of Dr. Horton; Byron E., Willie L., Minnie M., wife of Dr. Cottrell; Elmer S. and Glenn W. He owns two farms in Barrington, one of 150 acres and one of 180 acres, and lives two miles west of Dundee. Mr. Miller was town assessor for three terms.

From:
History of Yates County, N. Y.
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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