Miller, George W.
The following data is extracted from History of Daviess County, Missouri -Jamesport Township, Daviess County, Missouri, Biographies.
The young gentleman whose name heads this sketch was born in Daviess County, March 31, 1850. His father, Tobias Miller, was a leading farmer, and at one time judge of the County Court; was born in Garrard county,. Kentucky, in the year 1807, and died in this county, August 9, 1851, having-lived a life of usefulness and honor. The maiden name of our subject's-mother was Catherine Brawner; she was born in the same county as her husband, in the year 1825. They were married in Clay county, Missouri, in the year 1837, and reared a family of five children, as follows: Elizabeth, now Mrs. John Sweany; Mary, now Mrs. William L. Powell; Jacob L., who lives in New Mexico; Sarah C., now Mrs. William. P. Heyser; and the subject of this sketch, who is the youngest of the family.
His parents dying while he was in infancy, George was reared and educated by his uncle, David Henderson, judge of the County Court of this. county for a number of years. After leaving school, young Miller engaged in farming and stock-dealing, and in the summer of 1870 made a trip to Texas, where he engaged for a time in the cattle trade. He returned to his native county and engaged as clerk in a grocery store at Jamesport. After remaining in that business during a year and a half he returned to farming. He owns a good farm, well improved and in a fine state of cultivation, five miles west of Gallatin.
Mr. Miller is a member of the I. O. O. F., at Jamesport.
Source: History of Daviess County, Missouri -Jamesport Township, Daviess County, Missouri, Biographies