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Charles S. MILLER

Male 1827 - Aft 1900  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name Charles S. MILLER 
    Birth 20 Jan 1827  Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born Jun 1827  Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 22 Jun 1900 
    Notes 

    • (1) Source: Martha J. Guenin .

      (2) History of Rush County, Indiana, Chicago, IL: Brant & Fuller, 1888, pp. 549-550:

      CHARLES S. MILLER, a prominent farmer of Richland Township, . . . was born in the township in which he now resides January 20, 1827, being the son of Archibald and Ann Miller, the former of whom was born in Monroe County, W. Va., being the son of Peter and Sarah Miller, and the latter was born in Overton County, Tenn., being the daughter of Eliphalet and Susannah Barber. While he was yet an infant child his parents removed to Posey Township, Franklin County. They returned to a farm in the east part of Richland Township when he was ten years old, and two years later they removed to another farm in that township, lying in Section 9, where the youth of our subject was spent assisting to clear and cultivate the farm. He was married March 9, 1849, to Miss Sarah A. Simmons, who was born in Franklin County, Indiana, March 3, 1826, being the daughter of James and Ann Simmons, the former of whom was born in Lexington, Kentucky, being the son of Robert and Sarah Simmons, and the latter was born in Ohio. Her maiden name was Ann Frost. Immediately after their marriage, Mr. And Mrs. Miller settled upon the farm they now occupy in Section 17, Richland Township, where Mr. Miller has ever since pursued the vocation of a farmer. In this connection he has had marked success. Besides considerable property which he has given to his children, he is the owner of a fine farm of 250 acres, about half of which is in cultivation. It is fitted up with good fences and buildings and is a very desirable location. He and wife have had born to them seven children: Gorge W., James T., William A., Loella, Abraham L., and two sons that died in infancy, unnamed. Of those named, James T, and Abraham L, are also deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Miller possess a membership in the church known as the United Brethren in Christ. In politics, Mr. Miller is a Republican. He has held the office of Justice of the Peace two terms of four years each. He is one of the substantial farmers of the county, and he and wife are worthy and esteemed citizens.

      (3) A household headed by Charles MILLER is listed in the 1850 census of Rush County, IN.

      Charles is listed in the 1850 census as a farmer who was then 23 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1827. According to the 1850 census, he was born in IN.

      Listed with Charles is his wife, Sarah A., who was then 24 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1826. According to the 1850 census, she was born in IN.

      (4) A household headed by Charles MILLER is listed in the 1860 census of Richland Township, Rush County, IN. [Note by compiler: The quality of the microfilm copy of the census page is poor, and the compiler is not certain that he has read in correctly.]

      Charles is listed in the 1860 census as a farmer who was then 32 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1828. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IN.

      Listed with Charles is his wife, Sarah, who was then 33 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1827. According to the 1860 census, she was born in IN.

      Also listed with Charles is his son, Geo. W., who was then 8 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1852. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Charles is his son, James, who was then 6 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1854. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Charles is his son, Wm. A., who was then 4 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1856. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Charles is his daughter, Lowell [?], who was then 3 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1857. According to the 1860 census, she was born in IN.

      Also listed with Charles is his niece, Indiana GORDON, who was then 15 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1845. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IN.

      (5) A household headed by Charles MILLER is listed in the 1870 census of Richland Township, Rush County, IN.

      Charles is listed in the 1870 census as a farmer who was then 43 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1827. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IN.

      Listed with Charles is his wife, Ann, who was then 44 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1826. According to the 1870 census, she was born in IN.

      Also listed with Charles is his son, Geo. W., who was then 18 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1852. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Charles is his son, James F., who was then 16 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1854. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Charles is his son, William A., who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1856. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Charles is his daughter, Luel [?], who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1856. According to the 1870 census, she was born in IN.

      (6) A household headed by Charles S. MILLER is listed in the 1880 census of Richland Township, Rush County, IN.

      Charles S. is listed in the 1880 census as a farmer who was then 52 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1828. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in VA.

      Listed with Charles S. is his wife, Sarah A., who was then 53 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1827. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in KY, and her mother was born in OH.

      Listed with Charles S. is his son, George W., a farm laborer who was then 29 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1851. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with Charles S. is his son, James, a farm laborer who was then 25 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1855. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with Charles S. is his son, William A., a farm laborer who was then 24 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1856. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      (7) A household headed by Chas. S. MILLER is listed in the 1900 census of Richland Township, Rush County, IN.

      Chas. S. is listed in the 1900 census as a farmer who was born in June 1827 and was then 72 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IN, his father was born in VA, and his mother was born in TN. According to the 1900 census, he had then been married 51 years.

      Listed with Chas. S. is his wife, Sarah A., who was born in March 1826 and was then 74 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in MD, and her mother was born in OH. According to the 1900 census, she had then been married 51 years and had theretofore given birth to 7 children, 2 of whom were then living.
    Person ID I775  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 29 May 2018 

    Father Archibald MILLER 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ann BARBER 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F6112  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Ann SIMMONDS,   b. 3 Mar 1826, Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1900, Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 9 Mar 1849  Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Indiana State Library Genealogy Database: Marriages through 1850 <http://199.8.200.229/db/marriages_search.asp>:

      Last Name: SIMMONDS
      First Name: SARAH ANN
      Spouse: Last Name: MILLER
      Spouse: First Name: CHARLES
      County: Rush
      Date: 3-8-1849
    Children 
     1. Loella MILLER,   b. Abt 1857, Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. George W. MILLER,   b. Jan 1852, Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. James T. MILLER,   b. Abt 1854, Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. William A. MILLER,   b. Abt 1856, Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Abraham L. MILLER,   b. Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. --- MILLER,   b. Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. --- MILLER,   b. Rush County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 May 2018 13:23:14 
    Family ID F1061  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart