Michael C. Miller (1817-1900)
See Also: Descendants of Michael Miller

LINE: A1 Johann Michael (Mueller) Miller | B6 Johann Michael Miller, Jr. | C7 Philip Jacob Miller | D3 David Miller | E1 Michael Miller

Michael C. Miller (1817-1900)
Michael C. Miller
(1817-1900)
F6 Michael C. Miller, born on November 8, 1817 in Randolph Township, Montgomery County Ohio, died February 18, 1900 in Wabash County Indiana. Michael was first married 19 December 19, 1839 to Charity Ann Maurer, daughter of David and Sarah (Anders) Maurer. She was born February 10, 1821, and died January 19, 1844 in Adams Township, Darke County, Ohio.

Michael married (2) October 24, 1844 Darke County Ohio Phoebe Bigler, daughter of David and Nancy (Grabel) Bigler. She was born September 13, 1826 in West Bethlehem Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania, and died June 18, 1898 in Wabash County Indiana.

A farmer, Michael with his family was enumerated in Adams Township, Darke County, Ohio in 1850, location not found in 1860, Post Oak Township, Johnson County, Missouri in 1870 and Pleasant Township, Wabash County, Indiana in 1880. He was elected to the ministry in the German Baptist Brethren church and later ordained an Elder serving the North Manchester congregation. He and Phoebe are buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery near North Manchester, Indiana.

Nicodemus Bigler, younger brother of Phoebe, of South West, Indiana wrote a letter to his daughter on June 28, 1885 from which, "I was some 40 miles south two weeks ago I staid with Michael Millers I had not saw them for 28 years She did not know me any more they own 80 acres well built on the side of a lake from their porch there is a fine view over the lake to a town Laketon Mike and his Boy were on the lake on a boat fishing they made supper and rung the bell and they came home Mike is a preacher Michael then took me the next day in his buggy to the Railroad station" The Mark Bigler Family, 1960, Norman Burns, p. 57

Daniel Maurer (1790-1855), and Sarah Anders (1793-1864), moved from Pennsylvania to the NW of section 8 in Adams Township, Darke County, Ohio between 1820 and 1822. He was commissioned a Justice of the Peace for Adams Township in 1831, 1834 and 1840. They are buried on their farm where their markers are broken.

David Bigler (1787-1844), and Nancy Grabel (1793-1858), moved from Washington County Pennsylvania to the E of section 12 in Adams Township, Darke County Ohio in 1830. According to family lore, they were buried in the apple orchard on their farm without markers.

The birth and death dates for this family were sent to Gale E. S. Honeyman in 1972 by the late Doris (Ireland) Binnie, great grand daughter of Abraham Miller, younger brother of Michael C. Miller.


Children of Michael C. Miller and Charity Ann Maurer:

Children of Michael C. Miller and Phoebe Bigler:


Tree Outline of Miller Generations

The Miller Family Tree is a collection of information gathered over the past 50+ years by Karleen & Tom Miller of Morrisville Pennsylvania,
and Gale Honeyman of the Brethren Heritage Center.
The html version was created by Eric Davis.