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Transcribed biography of Webster Miller

WEBSTER MILLER was born in Berrien County, Mich., January 22, 1851, the eldest of the seven children of Nicholas and Mary J. (Platts) Miller. His father was a native of Lake County, Ind., and by trade a plasterer. Webster Miller was reared on a farm in Berrien County until twenty-three years of age, with the exception of six years of his youth passed in La Porte County, this state. In 1876, he came to Porter County, where he was married, November 22, 1877, to Ina A. Gaylord, a native of this county, and the third of four children born to Charles H. and Theodocia (Sayles) Gaylord, both natives of Onondaga County, N. Y. They settled in this county in 1852, and the father, who was of French descent, was killed in the late war; the mother died May 6, 1875. Mr. and Mrs. Miller are the parents of one child - Sylvia T. In politics, Mr. Miller is Republican; he is progressive in his views and is a prosperous farmer, owning 120 acres of good land, improved with excellent buildings.

Source: Goodspeed, Weston A., and Charles Blanchard. 1882. Counties of Porter and Lake, Indiana: Historical and Biographical, Illustrated. Chicago, Illinois: F. A. Battey & Company. 771 p.
Page(s) in Source: 372-373

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