Person:Elijah Miller (6)

Elijah Samuel Miller
b.19 Apr 1840 Wayne County, Ohio
m. 6 Aug 1828
  1. Garrett Miller1829 - 1914
  2. Katharine Miller1832 - 1886
  3. Elijah Samuel Miller1840 - 1912
  • HElijah Samuel Miller1840 - 1912
  • W.  Vera Cole (add)
m. 29 Oct 1865
Facts and Events
Name Elijah Samuel Miller
Gender Male
Birth? 19 Apr 1840 Wayne County, Ohio
Marriage 29 Oct 1865 Beaver Township, Guthrie Co. IAto Vera Cole (add)
Military? Was a private in Company I of the 29th Iowa Infantry during the Civil War
Death? 5 Nov 1912 Guthrie County, Iowa
  1.   Beaver Twp., in History of Guthrie and Adair counties, Iowa: together with sketches of their towns, villages and townships, educational, civil, military and political history; portraits of prominent persons, and biographies of old settlers and representative citizens. (Springfield, Illinois: Continental Historical Co., 1884).

    Elijah S. Miller was born April 19, 1840, in Wayne county, Ohio, being the son of Christian and Elizabeth (Fry) Miller. His parents came to Beaver township June 11, 1853, where Elijah was married November 29, 1865, to Vera W. Cole, a daughter of Samuel W. and Eunice (Kilman) Cole. Three children of this union are now living--Eddie S. Hattie C. and Nellie I. He is a member of Charles Hill Post, G. A. R., No 41 of Glendon. August 13, 1862, he enlisted at Morrisburg, Guthrie County, in company I, 29th Iowa Volunteer infantry. He took part in engagements at Helena (Arkansas), Saline River (Arkansas), Fort Spanish (Alabama), and a number of minor engagements. He was discharged August 13, 1865. His residence is in section 4, where he owns forty acres of land, and by occupation is a general farmer. He has held the positions of trustee, road supervisor and school director.

  2.   Elijah Miller, Obit, in Guthrie Guthrian
    Nov. 1912.

    Elijah Miller 1840-1912 Elijah Miller for many years a resident of Guthrie county, Iowa and faithful member of the Church of God at Glendon, after an illness of a few days died in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Chad Miller near Glendon, Iowa, November 5, 1912 at the age of 72 years, 6 months and 5 days. He was born April 19, 1840 and came west to Guthrie county from Indiana 1853. During the war of the rebellion he served 3 1/2 years as a member of Company I, 29th Iowa. Miss V.W. Cole became his wife October 29, 1865 and still survived him. To them seven children were born, three of whom are living, Eddie S.H.C. and Mrs. Chad Miller all living near Glendon. There are 15 grandchildren. In 1871 he was converted and united with the Church of God under the labor of Elder J.L. Nye and has been a believer in the faith ever since. The services were held in the Glendon Bethel and the interment took place in the Glendon cemetery on November 6, 1912.