Henry C. Miller

Source: 1885 History of Steuben County, IN p.538

Henry C. Miller was born in Elmira, Chemung Co., N.Y., in 1847, a son of John M. and Sarah J. (Smith) Miller, natives of Orange County, N.Y. His grandfather Smith was a hero of the War of 1812. Jan.1, 1868, Mr. Miller started for the West. He spent two years in Coldwater, Mich., and then came to Steuben County, Ind., and bought 160 acres of land in Jamestown Township on which he has erected some of the best buildings in the township. He was married in 1877 to Elvira L. Poland, a daughter of George W. and Sarah (Barr) Poland, old and influential citizens of Steuben County. Mr. Miller is the youngest of four children. His sister Adeline is the wife of Amos Fenton, of Emporium, PA. Harriet married A. P. Roberts, of Elmira, N. Y., and Philip G. married Susan Stryker and lives in Gosper County, Neb.