Was born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, April 13, 1828. His parents were Michael and Sarah Gates Miller. His mother was a niece of General Gates of Revolutionary fame. His parents were both born in Pennsylvania. From his native State our subject removed to Ohio and lived there for a number of years, engaged in farming. He came to Missouri in the spring of 1855, and located the autumn following in this County, and has made his home here ever since.
Mr. Miller was married, in Monroe County, Ohio, June 5, 1851, to Miss Matilda, daughter. of Samuel and Rachel Monroe. She was born in Steubenville, Ohio, in. the year 1834. They became the parents of eight children, six of whom are now living, named as follows: Martin M., Melvin A., Martha L., David B., Ulysses G. and Alice C. Mrs. Miller died May 1871.
Our subject is a member of the orders of A. 0. U. W. and A. F. & A. M. He is Republican in politics. He owns a good farm and is an energetic and enterprising business man.