MILLER





The following is my Miller family tree:

John Miller, Sr.

John Miller, Jr. & Martha Elizabeth Blankenship

Robert Crawford Miller & Levina Louisa Burgess

Addison D. Miller & Nancy Ann Salyers

Erastus Miller & Emilene Davis

Craton Miller & Colista Jane Borders

Clara Alice Miller & Melvin Shirley Carter

Menifee Carter & Betty Lee Holley

Melinda Ann Holley




John Miller, Jr. (son of John Miller, Sr.) was born 1745 in VA. John Miller, Sr. had at least 2 brothers. John, Jr. served in the Revolutionary War as a private in the Henry Co. (VA) militia under Capt. Harman Critz, Jr. (1778-1782). He was mentioned in Virginians in the Revolution. He came to Augusta Co., VA in 1747 with father John Miller, Jr. & two others. He died 1784 in Franklin Co., VA at the age of 39.

John married Martha Elizabeth Blankenship in 1770 in Goodchland Co., VA at the age of 25. She was born 1757 in Giles Co., VA & died May 8, 1842 in Franklin Co., VA at the age of 84. She was the daughter of Peter Blankenship & Ann Belcher. There were 5 children of this marriage (Philip, Peter, Sarah, Robert Crawford, & William Moore). Her second husband was John Copley whom she married July 16, 1793 in Montgomery Co., VA at the age of 36.


Robert Crawford Miller (son of John Miller, Jr. & Martha Elizabeth Blankenship) was born 1784 in Franklin Co., VA. He was married 2 times. His first wife was Levina Louisa Burgess (daughter of Edward Burgess & Nancy Francis) whom he married 1804 in Floyd Co., KY at the age of 20. There were 8 children of this marriage (Priscilla, Nancy, William Burgess, Robert Crawford, Jr., Garland, Marcus Lafayette, Addison D., & John Burgess). His second wife was Sally Elizabeth Stroud whom he married 1832 in Lawrence Co., KY at the age of 48. There were no children of this marriage. Robert died 1865 in West Liberty (Morgan Co.), KY at the age of 81.


Addison D. Miller (son of Robert Crawford Miller & Levina Louisa Burgess) was born April 30, 1823 in KY. He served in the Civil War (Company G - KY Infantry - Volunteer 39th Regiment) and was discharged September 12, 1865. Addison married Nancy Ann Salyers (daughter of Isaiah Salyer & Nancy Carty) on November 4, 1844 in Lawrence Co., KY at the age of 21. There were 9 children of this marriage (Erastus, Allen H., Albert, Arville, Elizabeth, William Malcolm, Samantha, Corilda, & Louisa). Addison died July 9, 1907 in Charley (Lawrence Co.), KY at the age of 84.


Erastus Miller (son of Addison D. Miller & Nancy Ann Salyers) as born December 31, 1845 in Lawrence Co., KY. He was married 2 times. His first wife was Emilene Davis (daughter of Hezekiah Davis & Millie Wheeler) whom he married March 29, 1866 in Lawrence Co., KY at the age of 20. There were 5 children of this marriage (Oliver, Alice, Freelin, Craton, & Winfield Scott). His second wife was Jennie Preston (daughter of Samuel Preston & Elizabeth Murray) whom he married after 1880. There were no children of this marriage.


Craton Miller (son of Erastus Miller & Emilene Davis) was born September 5, 1873 in George’s Creek (Lawrence Co.), KY. He married Colista Jane Borders (daughter of Stephen F. Borders & Millie Deboard) on December 27, 1896 in Menifee Co., KY at the age of 23. Colista was born 1875 & died October 1954 at the age of 79. There were 8 children of this marriage (Clara Alice, Minnie Florence, Jennie, Erastus, Stephen Oliver, Laura Elizabeth, Louella). Craton died June 14, 1944 in Wayne Co., WV at the age of 70.


Clara Alice Miller (daughter of Craton Miller & Colista Jane Borders) married Melvin Shirley Carter. SEE CARTER FILE FOR INFORMATION ON THIS LINE.



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