History of Allegheny county, Pennsylvania Chicago: A. Warner Co., 1889 Cushing, Thomas, 1821
pg. 573, 574
JOHN AGGERS, farmer, post office Broughton, was born Jan. 19, 1845, on the farm where he now resides, a son of HENRY and HANNAH (TEMPERWOLF) AGGERS, natives of Germany.When JOHN was 7 years old his father died, and he went to live with JOSEPH PHILLIPS, of Snowden Twp., who shortly after moved to Washington Co., where JOHN lived 7 years, and received most of his schooling.Returning to Snowden Twp., he lived with MR. JOSEPH MILLER. When 19 he went to the oil regions of Pa., remained 16 years.Returning to Snowden Twp., he married, Dec. 25, 1877, SADIE A., only daughter of JOSEPH and SARAH K. (TORENCE) MILLER, who was born Sept. 26, 1853.They have 5 children: JOSEPH WALTER, ALICE BERTHA, SARAH ELIZA, ANN FRANCES and EDNA GRACE.JOSEPH MILLER was born on the MILLER farm in Snowden Twp., April 8, 1796, a son of JAMES and MARY (SMITH) MILLER. His father was born in the same place, and his grandfather, OLIVER MILLER, and two brothers took up several sections of land here an early day.JOSEPH MILLER’S first wife was ANN B. FOSTER, born July 17, 1800, and died June 17, 1852, daughter of JAMES and JANE FOSTER.MR. MILLER’S second wife, whom he married Nov. 16, 1852, was SARAH K., daughter of HUGH and HANNAH TORENCE, born July 8, 1811. Her parents were natives of Jefferson Twp., and among the early settlers here.MR. MILLER died Feb. 7, 1873.