Biography of Henry Miller
Hancock County, OH Biographies

HENRY MILLER, farmer, P. 0. Vanlue, born May 25, 1847, in Pickaway County, Ohio, is a son of Sebastian and Virginia (Rea) Miller, former a native of Pennsylvania, latter of Ohio. Sebastian Miller, a wagon maker by trade, was born August 10, 1816, in Chester County, Penn., came to Ohio in 1838, and settled in Pickaway County, Ohio, where he purchased land. In 1852 he came to Hancock County, settling in Amanda Township, and there remained for many years, then sold his property and removed to Michigan, where he remained for three months; then returned to Hancock County and purchased a farm adjoining the one he formerly owned. Here he died; his widow survived him about three years and a half. He and his brother, J. R., were the only members of the family who came to Hancock County, both settling in Amanda Township. Sebastian Miller was father of eight children: Henry, Perry (married to Miss Wingate), John. (married to Miss A. Beard), Maggie, Emma Mary, Eliza and Martha. Henry Miller, the subject of this sketch, is a substantial farmer. He owns land in Marion Township, and also has charge of his father's old homestead, which has not yet been divided. He is a prominent member and trustee of the United Brethren Church.

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