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By Randall S. Treadway

     Welcome to my Miller Genealogy Page.  This is my wife Vickie's line.   I have worked on this line for many years now. Most all of the information herein is from the Boone Co., Courthouse records, Census Records, Tax Poll records, and Headstone information. I believe the information below is correct, but If you find any discrepancies, please email me.  This site is dedicated to my wonderful wife Vickie, and my children.  Enjoy your stay.

     Please remember each bit of information found here, or elsewhere, must be researched and proven by weight of evidence, via you, the researcher.

Descendants of Jacob F. Miller

*****************1st Generation*****************    

     Jacob F. Miller was born on 18 November 1827 in Highland Co., Ohio, the son of Joseph Miller and Polly Fisher who were married on 21 February 1822 in Highland Co., Ohio. Polly was the daughter of Jacob Fisher and Barbary Ellen _____.  There were many other Miller families living in the same area.  I am still working on their parentage.  Jacob married Mary Ann Staley on 30 November 1848 in Highland Co., Ohio.  Mary was born on 20 October 1832 in Highland Co., Ohio, the daughter of John Staley and Elizabeth Noland.  They were listed in the 1850 Marshall Twp., Highland Co., Ohio Census records as living with John and Elizabeth.  They migrated to Boone Co., Iowa ca 1852, where they were listed in the 1860, 1870 and 1880 Census records.  Jacob was a farmer and made his homestead in Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa.  He died on 26 September 1904 and Mary died on 26 October 1907.  They both are buried in the Sparks Cemetery, Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa.  Their children were:

1.  Editha Adeline Miller, born on 08 Aug 1851 in Highland Co., Ohio.  She married twice.  She married first to Lycurgus C. Bennett on 04 Dec 1868 in Boone Co., Iowa.  Lycurgus was born in Pike Co., Ohio, the son of Joshua Bennett and Sarah Cromwell.  Children:

     a.  Jacob Theodore "Jake" Bennett, b: 16 Dec 1865 in Boone Co., Iowa.  He married twice.  He married first to Maude Jane "Amanda" Troutwine on 14 Nov 1890 in Boone Co., Iowa.  Amanda was born on 21 Sept 1871, the daughter of Isaac Troutwine and Hannah E. Miller.  He married second to Mae Woodworth on 30 Nov 1901 in Boone Co., Iowa.  Mae was born on 02 Apr 1872 in Wisconsin, the daughter of Edward Woodworth and Jane Davenport.  Jake died on 02 Feb 1935 and Mae died in 1941.  They both are buried in the Sparks Cemetery, Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa.

     Editha married second to Francis M. "Frank" Gordon on 31 October 1873 in Boone Co., Iowa.  Frank was born on 22 February 1847 in Mahaska Co., Iowa, the son of Jeremiah and Mary J. Gordon.  Edith died on 08 April 1926 and is buried in the Sparks Cemetery, Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa,  and Frank died on 06 January 1909 and is buried in the Quincy Cemetery, Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa.  Note:  I will not name the children of the children due to privacy.  Their children were:

     b.  Clarice Gordon, b: Unknown, in IA.

     c.  Jane Eliota Gordon, b: 11 June 1871 in Boone Co., Iowa.  She married Charles George Carpenter.  Charles was born on 15 Feb 1867 in Boone Co., Iowa, the son of John Carpenter and Diana Bennett.  Jane died on 26 Jun 1949, and Charles died on 16 Jun 1922.  They both are buried in the Quincy Cemetery, Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa.

     d. Angeline Gordon, b: 14 Dec 1874 in Boone Co., Iowa.  She married twice.  She married first to Abram Levi Carpenter on  05 Jul 1894 in Boone Co., Iowa, the son of John Carpenter and Diana Bennett.  She married second to Clark H. Abbott on 28 May 1902 in Boone, Boone Co., Iowa.  Charles was the son of John Abbott and Alice Wilcox.  Angeline died on 11 Jul 1936 and is buried in the Linwood Cemetery, Boone, Boone Co., Iowa.

     e.  Mary Gordon, b: ca 1876 in Boone Co., Iowa.  She died in 1892 and is buried in the Sparks Cemetery, Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa.

     f.  Elizabeth Melinda "Lizzie" Gordon,  b: 07 Mar 1878 in Boone Co., Iowa.  She married John Peter Bundy on 30 Oct 1904 in Boone Co., Iowa.  John was born on 24 Dec 1877 in Boone Co., Iowa, the son of Thomas Bundy and Mary Ellen Wilcox.  Lizzie died on 08 Sept 1961 and John died on 10 Sept 1964.  They both are buried in the Linwood Cemetery, Boone, Boone Co., Iowa.

     g.  Alma Bell Gordon, b:  25 Dec 1879 in Boone Co., Iowa.  She married Frank Pestotnik on 02 Oct 1901 in Boone Co., Iowa.  Frank was born in 1879 in Austria, the son of Martin Pestotnik and Mary Pairs.  They both died on 02 Sept 1929 and are buried in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Boone, Boone Co., Iowa.

     h.  Aldona Gordon, b: ca 1881 in Boone Co., Iowa.

     i.  Carrie Viola Gordon, b: 08 Jun 1890 in Boone Co., Iowa.  She married Aaron Lewis Wisecup on 07 Nov 1909.  Aaron was born on 03 Oct 1888, the son of George Finley Wisecup and Minnie Harris.  Carrie died on 16 Dec 1958 and Aaron died on 20 Mar 1980.  They both are buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa.

     j.  Ida Irene Gordon, b: 26 Jun 1899 in Boone Co., Iowa.  She married Charles Ervin Stumbo.  Charles was born on 19 Aug 1894 in Woodward, Dallas Co., Iowa, the son of Joshua Stumbo and Margaret Ellen Shaffer.  Ida died on 16 Apr 1969 and is buried in the Linwood Cemetery, Boone, Boone Co., Iowa.

2.  John William Miller,  born 10 January 1855 in Boone Co., Iowa.  He married Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baird on 25 September 1879 in Boone Co., Iowa.  Minnie was born on 06 December 1860, the daughter of James P. Baird and Mary Gilmore.  John  died on 30 August 1909 and Minnie died on 12 January 1902.  They both are buried in the Sparks Cemetery, Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa.  They had no heirs.

3.  Nathaniel Miller, (See 2nd Generation),  born 10 October 1858 in Boone Co., Iowa.

4.  Emily Jane Miller,  born 07 September 1877 in Boone Co., Iowa.  She married Charles Theodore Phipps on 22 February 1899 in Boone Co., Iowa.  Charles was born on 06 July 1877, the son of Soloman Phipps and Susan Toliver.  Emily died on 15 November 1956, and Charles died on 11 July 1958.  They both are buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa.  I will not name their children due to privacy.

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