The History of Henry and St. Clair Counties, Missouri

Source: The History of Henry and St. Clair Counties, Missouri, Containing a History of These Counties, their Cities, Towns, etc., etc., reprint of 1883 edition (Clinton, Missouri: Henry County Historical Society, 1968), page 1185.

[Butler Township]


farmer and stock raiser, section 6, was born in Benton County, Missouri, November 8, 1838. His father, William MILLER, was a Kentuckian by birth, and a son of Henry MILLER, a native of North Carolina. The maiden name of his mother was Levina WILLIAMS, of Georgia. The subject of this sketch was reared in Benton County and there received a common school education. He followed school teaching in that county for about five years and then engaged in merchandising at Warsaw for five years. In 1873 he came to St. Clair County and now owns a farm containing 165 acres, all well improved. In 1862 he enlisted in the Enrolled Missouri Militia, and was discharged in 1864. Mr. M. held the office of deputy United States Assessor, for the counties of Hickory, Benton and Camden for some time. He was also postmaster at Warsaw under LINCOLN. He is a member of the Christian Church. November 8, 1860, Mr. MILLER was married to Miss C. GILLEY, a native of Tennessee. They have nine children: Alice C., Ida M., Walter S., Francis M., Willis H., Nellie C., Clarence A. and Clara M. (twins) and Alma M.

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