Born: 1826-08-18 Loudoun County, Virginia
Born in Virginia, Joseph Miller migrated to Sangamon County and married Louisiana Branch in 1849, with whom he had ten children. A farmer, he had amassed $3,000 in real estate by 1850.
John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 521; U. S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Sangamon County, IL, 289.