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Below is a family biography included in The History of Posey County, Indiana by John C. Leffel and published by Standard Publishing Company in 1913.  These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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Dr. William Louis Miller, practicing physician, was born in Cincinnati, October 24, 1873. He is the son of Rev. Louis and Elizabeth (Doerr) Miller. His father is a native of Germany, born eighty-four years ago and is now living. He has been a Methodist minister for over fifty-three years. His mother died a few years ago. Our subject, Dr. William Louis Miller, graduated from the Boonville High School at the age of seventeen. After teaching school for several years he attended De Pauw University and later studied medicine at Louisville Medical College. In April, 1901, he graduated from the University of Indianapolis, after which he practiced medicine in West Franklin for about one year. In 1902 he was married to Miss Anna, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Weilbrenner, of Mt. Vernon, Ind., and located near St. Phillips, in Robinson township, where he has continued his practice for eleven years. Dr. Miller and wife are the parents of two children, Harold L. and Raymond A., and are members of the German Methodist church.

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This family biography is one of 232 biographies included in The History of Posey County, Indiana by John C. Leffel and published in 1913 by Standard Publishing Company.  For the complete description, click here: Posey County, Indiana History and Genealogy

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