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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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W. T. MILLER, physician, McKeesport, was born in Indiana county, Pa., August 1, 1854, a son of William and Elizabeth (Coleman) Miller. He was educated at the Normal school and Memorial Institute of his native county, and began the study of medicine in 1877, with Dr. M. R. Banks, of Livermore, Westmoreland county, Pa. He entered Wooster Medical College, Cleveland, Ohio, in 1878; was graduated in 1881, and immediately began the practice of his profession at Burgettstown, Washington county, Pa.; and in 1884 he located at McKeesport, where he has since had a large and successful practice. In October, 1881, he married Mary E. McCormick, a graduate of Beaver College, and a daughter of the late William McCormick, of Washington county, Pa., a victim of Andersonville prison during the civil war. Dr. Miller is one of the prominent physicians of McKeesport; 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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