Washington Miller (1861-1934), son of Isiah and Belle Moffet Miller,
was born in Carroll County, Illinois, the oldest of ten children. He
came to Iowa with his parents in 1867, to a farm in Cedar County. In
1868, they moved to jasper County where they lived on a farm that
was an old trading post, moving to Montgomery County in 1875,
locating north of Red Oak, where he grew to manhood.
married Sarah Rush (1863-1945), the daughter of William and
Elizabeth Hart Rush, who came to Iowa in a covered wagon, settling
north of Red Oak. William and Sarah lived the first fourteen of
their marriage farming in the Turner neighborhood, where they had
lived as children. They moved to Pottawattamie County purchasing a
farm and building a house, which is still standing. Their children
were Mabel Miller Buckner and Harry Miller. They were charter
members of the Church of Christ in Elliott, where they spent their
Miller (1885-1963), was born on the Scott Wilson farm, in Waveland
Township, Pottawattamie Co. He married Blanche Johnson (1889-1958),
of Elliott in 1908, living on the family farm until they moved into
Elliott. They had two children, Geneva Miller Silk and Max Miller.
children of Lee and Geneva Silk are Bill Weston, who married Doris
Petty of Elliott; and Gary Silk, married to Joan Miller of Council
Bluffs. They have four grandchildren.
married Margaret Welsch of Elliott, presently living on the family
farm, as well as operating the Miller Farm Supply in Elliott.
They have a daughter, Marla, married to Doug Turner; and twins sons
who died in infancy. There are four grandchildren.