MILLER, William F., was born in York, Pa., Oceober 25, 1842. He is a soin of Daniel and Sarah (Beck) Miller, who were both natives of York county. His father was a wellknown stock dealer in York county, where he spent the greater part of his life. The family consisted of eigiht children, four of whom still survive, namely : Henry C., a stock dealer, residing in Pittsburgh, Pa.; William F., Robert, and Sarah. Wiilliam F. was educated in the public schools of his native place, and after completing his education he learned the trade of painter. In 1861 he removed to Harrisburg, where he worked at his trade for the following twenty years. He subsequently held a position in the Harrisburg postoffice for six years, and in 1887 he engaged in the grocery business. He was married, in Harrisburg, November 2, 1871, to Cavilla Stroh, daughter of Benjamin and Priscilla Stroh, who were among the early settlers of Dauphin county. There have been born to them four children, one of whom died in infancy. The children living are: Irene C., Bradford, and Mabel. Mr. Miller is a member of the Ancient Order of United Workmen and Artisans. In political views he is a Republican. He and his family attend the Lutheran church. He is a liberal and public-spirited citizen.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 3 Apr. 2001
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