MILLER, John, farmer, was born in Lower Paxton township, August 15, 1815, and is a son of Andrew and Ann (Good) Miller, daughter of Franz and Elizabeth Neidig Good. Mr. Miller is one of a family of eleven children and only two of them survive. He received his education in the private schools of Harrisburg, and after leaving school went to New Cumberland, Cumberland county, to learn the milling business with David Emmert, in 1835. Having acquired a good knowledge of the business he returned to Lower Paxton township and assisted in his father's mill. In 1840 he engaged in business for himself, and continued up to 1850, when he sold his interest in the mill and began farming, which occupation he followed until 1870, at which time he retired from active work. He was married, in 1840, to Miss Elizabeth Frantz, who died September 11, 1844. Their children are: Samuel A., and Mary, who died at the age of nine months. He married, secondly, Miss Maria Mader, daughter of Daniel and Catherine Mader. They have no children. In politics he is a Republican, and the family are members of the Bethel church.
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