G. H. Miller, son of Conrad and Elizabeth Miller, nee Kibler, natives of Pennsylvania, was born in the State of Ohio, May 8, 1822. His father died in 1877 in that State, where the family have resided many years. In 1856 he came to Clayton County, and entered his present farm of 160 acres on section 24, and located upon it eight years later. His marriage occured in 1854, to Delila, daughter of Conrad and Mary (Smith) Franks, natives of Pennsylvania. Eight children have been born to them, viz.: Eliza Jane (deceased) born Apr. 27, 1854; Marion C., Feb. 10, 1856; Mary A., Aug. 17, 1858, is the wife of Robert Gull, living in Mallory Township; Sarah B., born Oct. 30, 1860; Ezra M., and Esther E. (twins), born Feb. 26, 1863; John P. (deceased), born Nov. 24, 1865; and Aquilla W., born Apr. 8, 1868. Mrs. M. is a member of the Presbyterian Church. Mr. Miller has held several of the township offices, the duties of which he has faithfully discharged. He votes the Democratic ticket. He is very fond of hunting and has killed many bears, deer, wild turkeys, etc.
source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 922-923
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