My Miller ancestors were from Virginia Colony, to Carter Co, TN to Union Co, Ind and then to Mercer Co, IL.  They lived in Millersburg. 

 

John Miller b 1753 VA Colony, d 1814 Brownsville, Union Co, IN

m. 1782 Mary Keene d 1822 Brownsville , Union , IN

 

* John Miller is a proven DAR patriot- he shod horses of men on their way to Kings Mt.

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son Isaac Newton Miller b 1790 Carter Co, TN, d 1870  Benton Co, OR

m. Martha Beard b 1797 Guilford Co, NC, d 1886 Benton Co, OR

(11 children)

Siblings were:

Katherine Miller b 1783 Carter Co, TN- m. John Miller Jr (7 children)

George Miller b 1785        "                   - m. 1/w Lydia Stover, 2/w Nellie

                                                                Smith, 3/w Mary Ann Stockton

                                                                (total 24 children)

Elizabeth Miller b 1787   "- m. Samuel Stover (9 children)

John Miller b 1792          "   m. Sarah Smith (13 Miller)

Abraham Miller b 1795    "  m. Mary "Polly" Little (11 children)

 

John Miller, Patriot & wife Mary Keene had at least 86 grandchildren

 

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This family was in Mercer Co, IL 1850 census- crossed the plains to Oregon 1852.  They moved from Millersburg, Mercer, IL to Benton Co, OR and would you believe the town is Millersburg??

 

My line comes through Elizabeth Miller, daughter of Isaac Newton Miller and wife Martha Beard.

 

Patti in Portland , Or  (4th generation women in my family to be born in same town in Orgon)

 

Submited by: Patti Waitman-Ingebretsen" <pattitwirler@comcast.net>

 

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