MILLER, HOWARD, GIBBS
Posted By: S. Ferrall (email)
Date: 4/25/2004 at 18:16:15
E.R. Miller, P.O. Decorah; farmer, Sec. 36; son of Wm. P. and Chloe Howard Miller; was born Dec. 16, 1847, in Clinton Co., N.Y.; parents immigrated the following year to Clayton Co., Io., in 1871 he went to Lime Springs, Howard Co., and engaged in the livery business. On the 3d of July, 1873, he was married to Miss A.L. Gibbs, a native of Essex Co., N.Y. In 1874 he sold his livery stable, purchased a farm and engaged in farming till, in 1877, he sold out and moved to Lime Springs again. In 1878 he moved upon his present farm of 200 acres valued at $40 per acre. His children are Charles S., Edward A., Abbie C., Freddie W., and Estella M. He has lost by death one son, William. Mr. M. is a member of the Baptist church.
[source: History of Winneshiek & Allamakee Counties, 1882; by W.E. Alexander; Sioux City, Iowa: Western Publishing Company, 1882; pg 611]
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