Parents: John H. Miller (1838 in prob. Orange, Steuben Co., NY d. around 1908 in MI) and Clara Belle Bristol (1885 in Spencer, Kent Co., MI d. about 1941 of cancer) They were married on November 6, 1902 in Chase, Lake Co., MI by Justice of the Peace Martin F. Mostilles
Clara Bristol married twice. 1st, she married John Miller. Her 2nd husband was William O. Maitland (son of Charles Maitland and Comfort Collins/Meyers). John N. Miller was part Native American. John Miller and Clara Bristol’s parentage are recorded in their marriage record.
John H. Miller and Mary (who died before 1900) had a son named Charles Miller, who worked in the mill at White Cloud, Newaygo Co., MI. He married Emma Bristol, who is the daughter of Lester Washington Bristol and Sarah Jane Peasley.
Grandparents: Benjamin S. Miller (b. 1811 in NY d. after 1880 in prob. Rush Co., IN) and Eleanor Hawkins (b. 1817 in NY d. after 1880 in prob. Rush Co., IN) Children: John H. (1838), Henry A. (1839), Hiram C. (1840 d. after 1880)
1850 Census for Benjamin S. Miller and Family in Orange, Steuben Co., NY 172/173 Benjamin S. Miller39MBlacksmithNY Eleanor Miller33FNY John H. Miller12MNYAttended School within the year Henry A. Miller11MNYAttended School within the year Hiram C. Miller10MNYAttended School within the year
1870 Census for John H. Miller and Family in Newaygo, Newaygo Co., MI 114/114 John H. Miller31MWUnreadable100NY Mary21FWHousekeeperNY
1870 Census for Benjamin Miller and Wife in Posey, Andersonville, Franklin Co., Indiana 97/93 Benjamin Miller59MWBlacksmithNY Eleanor53FWKeeping HouseNYCannot read and cannot write
1880 Census for Benjamin Miller and Wife in Richland, Rush Co., Indiana 6/6 Benjinan Miller69MWMechanicNYPACT Eleanor63FWWifeKeeping HouseNYhas a disabilityCannot read or writeNYNY
1880 Census for Hiram C. Miller and Family in Anderson, Rush Co., Indiana 156/157 Hiram C. Miller37MWMarriedFarm LaborerNYNYNY Nancy E.28FWMarriedKeeping HouseINININ Edna A.2FWSingleINNYIN
Any information on the ancestry of Benjamin S. Miller and Eleanor Hawkins would be great. I am the great grandson of Florence E. Miller, who married Charles Nelson Maitland in Rose Lake, Osceola Co., MI