John George Miller, of South Branch, Potomac River
Facts and Events
George Miller was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 255.--17th May, 1774. Daniel ( ) Mouse and Eve ( ) to George Millar. on south side of North Fork of South Branch of Potomack, patented to Daniel, 12th May, 1770.
Records of George Miller in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - MAY, 1793 (M to Z). - George Miller vs. Samuel Runkle.--Slander. Defendant said plaintiff cheated the church out of some subscriptions he was to collect, and that was the worse because he was an elder. Frederick Dull, Montgomery County, Pa., deposes, 1st May, 1792. He was an elder in the Reform Church in Whitpain at the time Mr. Winkhouse was minister of said congregation. When the minister announced there would be a collection for the purpose of erecting a church near Staunton. John William Miller deposes that in 1785 and 1786, September of each year, John George Miller stayed at his house when collecting money to build a church about ten or twelve miles from Staunton. Deponent lent John George a horse to go to see Rev. Mr. Muhlenberg. Deponent knew John George (Miller?) in Germany and came over sea with him. (Signed) Frederick Dull, Gasper Schlater, George Flieger, John William Miller. Sebastian Getz lived in the same village in Germany with John George (Miller?) and came over sea with him.