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Below is a family biography included in The History of Brown County, Ohio published by W. H. Beers & Co. in 1883.  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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CHARLES MILLER, farmer, P. O. Higginsport, was born in Germany April 7, 1850, the son of Saul and Catherine (Ruck) Miller. In 1866, he emigrated with his parents to America and settled in Brown County. For six years, he work by the month on farms, receiving from $8 1/3 to $18 per month. In 1873, he was married to Mary, daughter of Peter and Mary Ann (Jenika) Hartmetz. Mary was born in Brown County, but her parents were both natives of Germany. Mr. and Mrs. Miller have three children — Emma, Louisa and Edward. Both are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, of which Mr. Miller has been Trustee. He owns a farm of 128 acres.

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This family biography is one of 992 biographies included in The History of Brown County, Ohio published in 1883 by W. H. Beers & Co.  For the complete description, click here: Brown County, Ohio History and Genealogy

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