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Below is a family biography included in The History of Warrick County, Indiana published by Goodspeed, Bros. & Co. in 1885.  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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D. L. MILLER, a native of Ohio County, Ky., was born November 19, 1825, and the fall of 1832 came with his parents to Warrick County, Ind. Jesse B. Miller, his father, was born in West Virginia, May 18, 1800, and was married to Janet Iglehart, who was born in the year 1804 in Maryland. The respective deaths of these parents occurred in 1884 and about 1841. David L. Miller, subject of this sketch, received his youthful education in the old fashioned log schoolhouse of that day and until the age of twenty-two made his home with his parents. Miss Vashti Ann Boyd, daughter of Alfred and Eleanor (Condict) Boyd, became his wife and nine children were born to them as follows : Alfred B. (deceased), Albert L., Francis M. (deceased), Janet, W. L., Elvin E., Jesse B., Orissa E. and Minnie Lee. Mr. Miller has steadily followed farming as an occupation and by good management and hard work has become the owner of 274 acres of fertile land and also twenty-one lots in Millersburg and ten acres adjoining the town. He has always acted in harmony with the Democratic party, and from 1861 to 1866 served as Trustee of Campbell Township, and has also represented his party in State Conventions. His wife was born December 20, 1827.

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This family biography is one of 274 biographies included in The History of Warrick County, Indiana portion of the book: History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties Indiana published in 1885 by Goodspeed, Bros. & Co.  For the complete description, click here: Warrick County, Indiana History and Genealogy

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