From: "Biographical Review of Cass, Schuyler and
Brown Counties, Illinois 1892", by Biographical Review Publishing
Company, Chicago, Illinois; page 280, a reprinted by Stevens Publishing
Co., Astoria, Ill., 1971, is sold by the Schuyler County Historical
Society, Rushville, Illinois.
Aaron Miller was born in Fayette county, Pennsylvania, March 27,
1837. He was the son of Warwick and Mary (More) Miller of the same
place. He was the son of William and Rebecca Miller, both of whom died
at a good old age. Mr. William's mother was the daughter of Aaron and
Mary (Hanney) More, who were natives of Pennsylvania, where they spent
their lives and died at a good old age. Warwick was one of nine
children, seven of whom are still living, and his wife is one of six
children, one of whom alone survives.
Aaron Miller is one of seven children, all living. He remained
at home until twenty-eight years of age, having spent his time in
attending school, farming and wagoning. After his marriage Mr. Miller
lived in Pennsylvania on his father's farm, but in 1869 he came to
Illinois and bought eighty acres of land, later adding to it 360 acres.
He has been a general mixed farmer and very successful.
He was married January 6, 1866, to Martha Robinson, born in
1836, daughter of William and Elizabeth (More) Robinson. The Robinson
ancestors came from Ireland. Elizabeth More was born in Fayette county,
Pennsylvania, and died there, aged fifty-seven years. She was a
daughter of Colonel More, who was in the war of 1812. The Mores were of
Scotch descent and first settled in Maryland, and all were honest
mechanics or farmers. Mr. and Mrs. Miller have three children, Richard
W. and Ruth, living at home, and Mary, a teacher of music, all
graduates of the Plymouth school. Mr. and Mrs. Miller are members of
the Congregational Church of Plymouth. Mr. Miller is a Republican and
voted for Abraham Lincoln for his first term.
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