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CHRISTOPHER MILLER'S STORY AND OTHER ANCESTOR DATA Updated July 18, 2003
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I've been researching some of the lines on my mother's side of the family - McINTIRE - MILLER - BERRY - SIMMS - BEELER - PRICE - GRIFFITH - WILLETT - BEALL and on my father's side - HORN - PERCIFULL - LEE - CHENOWETH - CALVERT
I have come across a few stories and documents relating to some of them which I have included here.
Most of my ancestors were from Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. They migrated to Kentucky in the late 1700's.
Will of Jesse J. Horn (1 KB) Jesse J. Horn was my great great grandfather's (Blancet Shacklett Horn) brother, son of Thomas Horne of Fayette County, Pennsylvania; and Kentucky.
Will of Richard Price (3 KB) Richard Price married Rachel Willett. They were my great great great grandparents.
Will of Priscilla Price Vowels (7 KB) Priscilla was the sister of my great great grandmother, Anna Price, daughter of Richard Price and Rachel Willett.
Will of John Simms (2 KB) John Simms and Frances Moore were the parents of Margaret 'Peggy' Simms who married Morris Berry. Their daughter was Elizabeth 'Betsy' Berry who married Patrick Lloyd McIntire, who were my great grandparents.
The Christopher Miller Story (9 KB) Christopher Miller was my great great grandfather. He was captured by Indians in Kentucky in about 1793 and later played a large part in the efforts to make peace with the Indians. After being 'recaptured' by his own brother,a scout in General Anthony Wayne's army, he became a scout and was instrumental in the success of the Treaty of Greenville with the Indian tribes.