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Below is a family biography included in the History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania published in 1889 by A. Warner & Co.   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. J. N. MILLER, Dorseyville, is a native of Washington county, Pa., where he was born. His father, Andrew Miller, was of Irish parentage, and a farmer of that county. Mr. Miller was educated at Hickory Academy, in his native county, and in 1880 commenced the study of medicine under Drs. McKarl & McElroy. In 1881 he entered Jefferson Medical College, of Philadelphia, graduating from that institution in 1884. He commenced the practice of his profession at Hilldale, Washington county, Pa., where he continued until 1885 when he came to Dorseyville. In 1885 he married Miss Maggie L., daughter of George Weber, a highly respected citizen of Indiana township. The doctor has been very successful in his profession, a large, lucrative practice having rewarded his efforts. He and his wife are members of the U. P. Church; politically he is a republican.

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This family biography is one of 2,156 biographies included in the History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania published in 1889 by A. Warner & Co.

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