Miller, John (of Decatur, IL)

Born: 1791-XX-XX Virginia

Died: 1854-XX-XX Macon County, Illinois

Flourished: 1830-05-26 Decatur, Illinois

In January 1814, Miller married Mary "Polly" McCoy in Gallia County, Ohio. By 1830, the couple had moved to Illinois, settling in Macon County, where Miller served as the second treasurer of the county. In 1850, Miller was a brick maker in Macon County, and owned $1,800 in real property.

Ohio, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, 16 January 1814, Gallia County (Lehi, UT: Operations, 2016); John W. Smith, History of Macon County, Illinois, from its Organization to 1876 (Springfield, IL: Rokker's, 1876), 55; U.S. Census Office, Fifth Census of the United States (1830), Macon County, IL, 123; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Macon County, IL, 159; Gravestone, Greenwood Cemetery, Decatur, IL.