"History of Alexander, Union and Pulaski Counties"
O.L. Baskin and Co Historical Publishers. 183 Lake Street.
Edited by William Henry Perrin. 1883. Mid-Continent Public Genealogy
Library: UMI LH4495 microfiche.
Biography section for Dongola County

Simeon D. Miller, farmer, P.O. Dongola, was born in Union County, Ill., July 15, 1849, His father, Dewalt Miller, was a native of North Carolina. He was a farmer by occupation, and was twice married, Sallie (Beaver) Miller, the mother of Simeon D. being his second wife. He died about 1868, and his wife about 1875. They were parents of fifteen children, eleven of whom were living. His parents removing to Pulaski County, Ill., when he was about five years old our subject obtained his early schooling in that county. He took up farming for an occupation, and has always been thus engaged. He has a good farm of 142 acres, forty –two of which lie in Pulaski County. He was united in marriage, September 16, 1869, to Susan Mowery, born August 1, 1850, a daughter of Adam and Elizabeth (Hartline) Mowery. He has a family of three children; Turner L. Born December 11, 1870; Jasper N. , September 18, 1873, and Olie I., August 27, 1875. Mr. And Mrs. Miller are members of the Lutheran Church. Politically, he is a Republican...

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