Bio: Miller, William (1811 - 1889)

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Surnames: Miller, Heath, Hungerford

----Sources: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin; Federal Census Records

William Miller (11 Feb 1811 - 1 Jul 1889)

WILLIAM Miller, Alma Center House, was born in Cortland Co., N. Y., Feb. 11, 1811. Left New York State in 1856 and came to McHenry Co., Ill., where he settled on a farm, remaining there until 1865. Came to Jackson Co., Wis., and started farming in the town of Alma; in 1875, opened a hotel in Alma Center, where he still is. Mr. Miller was Justice of the Peace, in town of Alma, for the year 1873, was married in June, 1836, to Miss Rachael Heath; she was born in Cortland Co., N. Y. They have nine children—Joel S.; Ann, now Mrs. Oscar Heath, of La Crosse Co., Wis.; Amy M., now Mrs. Joseph Medcalf; Jerome B.; Helen A.; Adeline M., now Mrs. H. Riggs, of Bradford, Penn.; Myron J., Albert E. and Edwin A.

Family Notes

Spouse: Rachel Minerva Heath b: 9 Jul 1819 in Syracuse or Cortland County, New York: father-Joel Heath (b. 2 May 1796); mother: Amy Hungerford (b. 1799)
Married: 10 May 1836 in New York

Children
Joel S. Miller b: 29 Sep 1837 in New York
Rachel Ann Miller b: 1 Dec 1839 in New York
Amy Miller b: 10 May 1842 in New York
Helen A. Miller b: 12 Jul 1844 in New York
Jerome B. Miller b: 12 Aug 1846 in Sherman, Chautuqua County, New York
Adaline Miller b: 23 Mar 1849 in New York
Myron J. Miller b: 30 Mar 1852 in Ilinois
Albert E. Miller b: 27 Mar 1854 in Illinios
Edwin Adelbert Miller b: 18 Jul 1856 in Belvidere, Illinois
Herbert E. Miller b: 27 Mar 1859
Baby Miller b: Feb 1861

1880 Federal Census, Alma, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 272

William Miller, white, married American male
occupation : Hotel Keeper

Household Members
self William Miller M 69 New York, United States
wife Rachel Miller F 60 New York, United States
other Rufus Gammon M 20 Wisconsin, United States
other Ed. Bowery M 25 Wisconsin, United States
other Emma Blume F 17 Wisconsin, United States
son Myron J. Miller M 25 Illinois, United States
daughter-in-law Minnie Miller F 24 Wisconsin, United States
grandson Guy Miller M 1 Wisconsin, United States

 

 


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