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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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JOHN MILLER, JR., farmer, post office Stewart’s Station, a son of John and Polly Miller, was born on the farm he now owns, in North Versailles township, in 1818. His grandfather, George Miller, of German descent, settled here at an early day, where he lived and died. John and Polly Miller were among the pioneers of North Versailles township, and reared a family of seven children: George (deceased), William S. (deceased), Charles, Jacob, Levi (deceased), Jonathan and John, Jr. John and Polly Miller, after rearing and educating their children, died in North Versailles township. John, Jr., married, in 1845, Eleanor Black, and located on the farm he now owns, and to them have been born five children: John S., R. B., Mary M., George and C. E. Mrs. Miller is a member of the Presbyterian Church; politically he is a democrat.

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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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