Third Generation

27. John C. Miller was born in Loudoun Co, VA 19 Oct 1812. John died 13 Jan 1853 in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL.

He married Melvina Sattley in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL, 5 Feb 1837. Melvina was born in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL 3 Sep 1819, the daughter of Archibald Sattley and Harriet Hawley. Melvina died 28 Jul 1912 in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL. Her body was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cooper Twp, Sangamon Co, IL.

"John C. (Miller), born Oct. 19, 1812, in Loudoun county, Va., came to Sangamon county in 1835, married at Rochester, Feb. 5, 1837, to Melvina Sattley. They had six children in Sangamon county,... John C. Miller died Jan. 13, 1853, and his widow resides three miles east of Rochester, Ill. where she and her husband settled in 1837." - The History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois; John Carroll Power, pp. 520 & 521

"Sattley, Archibald, born Oct. 8, 1794, near Vergennes, Vermont, was married Feb. 13, 1819, near Carmi, White county, Ill., to Harriet Hawley, who was born March 7, 1801, in Vermont. She was a twin sister of his brother Robert's wife. They moved to what became Sangamon county, arriving in June, 1819, and settled half a mile north of where Rochester now stands. They had eight children in Sangamon county, two of whom died young. Of the others - Melvina, born Sept. 3, 1819, married John C. Miller. ..." - The History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois; John Carroll Power, p.640

John C. Miller and Melvina Sattley had the following children:
 
122. i. George H. Miller was born in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL 19 Mar 1838. He married Louisana Archer 13 Mar 1863. Louisana died 1 Jan 1874.

"...George H., born March 19, 1838, married March 13, 1863, to Louisiana Archer. They had one child, John E., and Mrs. Miller died Jan. 1, 1874. Mr. Miller and his son reside at the family homestead, three miles east of Rochester. ..." - The History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois; John Carroll Power, p.520

George H. Miller and Louisana Archer had the following child:
 
    351. i. John E. Miller
123. ii. Harriet Victoria Miller was born in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL 13 Oct 1840. Harriet died 8 Dec 1935 in Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL. Her body was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cooper Twp, Sangamon Co, IL.

She married Daniel Waters 9 Feb 1862. Daniel was born in Loudoun Co, VA 14 Sep 1830, the son of Levi Waters and Sarah Bagent. Daniel died 2 Mar 1916 in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL. His body was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cooper Twp, Sangamon Co, IL.

"...Harriet V., born Oct. 13, 1840, married Feb. 9, 1862, to Daniel Waters, who was born Sept. 14, 1830, in Loudoun county, Va., and came to Sangamon county in 1852. They had five children, two of whom died, George E. in his third year, and Lula in infancy. The other three, Annie A., Charles M. and Lilla M., a twin to Lula, reside with their parents, five miles east of Rochester." - The History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois; John Carroll Power, pp. 520 & 521

"Waters, Daniel. - Sangamon County has a number of pleasant communities in which one may obtain many urban advantages without sacrificing those of a country existence. In Rochester there are very desirable conditions, a fact recognized by many most substantial men, who have located there upon retiring from more active life. One of these is Daniel Waters, born two and one-half miles from Harper's Ferry, Va., September 14, 1830, a son of Levi Waters, born on the east side of the bay, in Maryland, May 6, 1796. The Waters family is a very old one, founded in Virginia prior to the Revolution. Levi Waters married Sarah Dutch, born at Harper's Ferry, in 1799. They died in Virginia. The mother died in 1856, but the husband survived until 1881. Neither ever rode on a railroad train. Five children were born to them: John F., George W., Daniel; Susan C., wife of Richard Russell, and Maria L., wife of Leander Bates, all of whom died in Virginia except Mrs. Bates and Daniel.

"Daniel Waters attended school in Virginia and worked for his father. In 1852 he came to Sangamon County, settling five miles east of Rochester, where he engaged to work on a farm. Later he began farming for himself on a rented farm, and in 1864 bought a farm of 100 acres at Buckhart, Cooper Township, forty acres of it was in timber. Later he sold that and bought 280 acres near Buckhart and lived there until 1896, excepting two years at Springfield to educate his children. In 1896 he went to Edinburg, but in 1904 moved to Rochester, where he built his present beautiful home. He still owns two farms in Sangamon County amounting to 344 acres. He is heavily interested in Pullman, Wash., with his son, in land and furniture business.

"On February 9, 1862, he was married at his wife's birthplace, by the Rev. J. P. Dimmitt, of the Methodist Church, to Harriet V. Miller, born in Buckhart, Cooper Township, October 13, 1840. Her father, John C. Miller, was born in Loudoun County, Va., October 19, 1812, and came with his father to Sangamon County in 1835, entering 2,100 acres of land, now comprised in Cooper Township. He married Martha Selvine Sattley, born in Rochester Township, September 3, 1819, who still survives. Mr. Sattley owned many acres of land in early days. The present town of Rochester was located on the portion where still stands the old log house in which he lived and on n t this land stood the tree which tradition says sheltered Abraham Lincoln when he made his first speech. Mrs. Waters is one of the following children: George H.; Mrs. Waters; Edmund; Sarah A., wife of George Lucas; Eliza E., wife of John Baldwin; Mary A., wife of S. J. Prather. Five children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Waters; Anna A., born December 19, 1862, died June 9, 1893, was the wife of J. J. Troxell, had one daughter, Lula V., who married Dallas Langley, February 6, 1909, and had one child, Byron, born July 11, 1910; George E., born February 17, 1864, died March 3, 1866; Charles M., born February 28, 1867, lives in Pullman, Wash., where he owns a large department store and considerable land, married Addie Finney, issue, one daughter, Harriet Mildred, a graduate of German and Latin; twins, Lulla and Lillie, born January 29, 1870, the former dying November 17, of that year, and the latter becoming the wife of C. E. Hazlett, living near Rochester and have one son, Glenn Waters, born February 9, 1891, and who graduated from Springfield High School in the class of 1910. Mr. and Mrs. Waters are members of the Methodist Church, and Mrs. Waters belongs to the W.C.T.U., of which she is Treasurer. She is also active in the Ladies Aid Society and the Missionary Society. Both are very strong Prohibitionists. Mr. Waters served as Supervisor of Cooper township eight terms, and was Treasurer of the School Board for fourteen years. He is one of the most highly esteemed men of the township and can look back on a long useful, blameless life, filled with good deeds."
- Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and the History of Sangamon County, Vol. II, Pt. II, Munsell Publ. Co., Chicago, IL (1912); pp. 1692 & 1693

Harriet Victoria Miller and Daniel Waters had the following children:
 
    368. i.
Annie A. Waters was born in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL 19 Dec 1862. Annie died 9 Jun 1893. She married J.J. Troxell 9 Jun 1893. In 1881, Annie attended Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois. Annie A. Waters and J.J. Troxell had the following child: 499. i. Lula V. Troxell. She married Dallas Langley 6 Feb 1909.
    369. ii. George E. Waters was born in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL 17 Feb 1864. George died 3 Mar 1866 in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL. His body was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cooper Twp, Sangamon Co, IL.
    370. iii. Charles M. Waters was born in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL 28 Feb 1867. Charles died in Santa Monica, Los Angeles Co, CA. He married Addie Finney. They had the following child: 500. i. Harriet 'Mildred' Waters. She married Ricciardi. Harriet resides in Claremont, Los Angeles Co, CA. She graduated from Pullman State College and was a teacher of German and Latin in 1912.
    371. iv. Lula Waters was born in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL 29 Jan 1870. Lula and her sister, Lilla, were twins. Lula died 17 Nov 1870 in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL. Her body was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cooper Twp, Sangamon Co, IL.
    372. v. Lilla M. Waters was born in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL 29 Jan 1870. She married C.E. Hazlett. They had the following child: 501. i. Glen Waters Hazlett. He resides in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK.
124. iii. Edmond Miller was born in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL 1 Feb 1843. He married Louisana Whitesides. Louisana was born in Sangamon Co, IL 11 Sep 1849, the daughter of William A . Whitesides and Honor A. Branch. Louisana died 23 Nov 1871 in Sangamon Co, IL. Her body was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cooper Twp, Sangamon Co, IL.

"Edmond Miller was born in Sangamon county, February 1, 1843, son of John C. Miller, who was born October 19, 1812, in Loudoun county, Virginia, and came to Sangamon county in 1835, where he married Melvina Sattley, who was born September 3, 1819, in Sangamon county. John C. Miller inherited a part of his father's estate of land in this township [Rochester] and went to farming which he continued till his death, January 13, 1853. His widowed mother is living in the village of Rochester. Edmund's grand-father, Christian Miller, died September 14, 1842, and his grandmother August 20, 1864, both in Sangamon county." - History of Sangamon County, Illinois; Inter-state Publishing Co. (1881), p.1008
"...Edmond, born Feb 1, 1843, married Oct. 13, 1870, to Louisiana Whitesides. She died Nov. 23, 1871, and he resides three miles east of Rochester, where his parents settled in 1837, and where he was born. ..."
- The History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois; John Carroll Power, p.521

"William A. Whitesides, farmer, Rochester township, was born in Fayette county, Kentucky, November 5, 1815, son of Charles and Elizabeth (Graves) Whitesides. His father, Charles Whitesides, was born in 1785, in Virginia, and taken by his parents to Fayette county, Kentucky. They traveled by boats form Pittsburgh down the Ohio river to Limestone - now Maysville - Kentucky. Charles Whitesides was married in 1810, in Fayette county, Kentucky, to Elizabeth Graves, who was born in 1788, in that county. They had five children in Fayette county, and in 1819, moved to Cumberland county, same State, where five children were born, and the family moved to Sangamon county, Illinois, arriving June 20, 1831, in Springfield. In 1833, they moved to the vicinity of Williamsville, and in 1835 moved to German Prairie, northeast of Springfield, where he farmed until his death, March 31, 1836. His mother died June 25, 1855, in Logan county, Illinois. The subject of our sketch received a common school education in the State of Kentucky, and was raised on a farm. He came to this county with his parents, where he has continued to reside ever since. He was married February 19, 1846, to Honor A. Branch, born in Nicholas county, Kentucky, March 24, 1827, the daughter of Edward and Rebecca (Cassity) Branch, natives of Kentucky, and came to Sangamon county in the fall of 1830, and resided in Rochester till the death of Mr. Branch, after which the widow made her home at the house of her son-in-law, and daughter for sixteen years, prior to her death, July 25, 1876. They have had two children, Albert, born December 7, 1860, and Louisiana, born September 11, 1849, who was married October 13, 1870, to Edward Miller, and died November 23, 1871. Mr. Whitesides has been an active farmer, and one of Rochester's best citizens. He is the owner of one hundred and forty-acres of fine farming land, which is under good cultivation, and worth $50 per acre. He has given up farming on account of failing health, and now rents his farm, while heretires from active life, having recently purchased a good residence in the village of Rochester." - History of Sangamon County, Illinois; Inter-state Publishing Co. (1881), p.1010
 
125. iv. Sarah Ann Miller was born in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL 20 Sep 1845. She married George Lucas August 1866.

"... Sarah Ann, born Sept. 20, 1845, married August, 1866, to George Lucas, have two children, John H. and Mary E., and live five miles west of Mechanicsburg. ..." - The History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois; John Carroll Power, p.521

Sarah Ann Miller and George Lucas had the following children:
 
    373. i. John H. Lucas
    374. ii. Mary E. Lucas
126. v. Eliza E. Miller was born in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL 23 Feb 1848. Eliza died 1936. Her body was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cooper Twp, Sangamon Co, IL. She married twice. She married John W. Baldin. John was born in Athens, McMinn Co, TN 21 Apr 1846, the son of John Baldin and Nancy Barnnet. John died 10 Jul 1924 in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL. His body was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cooper Twp, Sangamon Co, IL. She married John Archer 27 Nov 1870.

Eliza E. Miller and John Archer had the following child:
 
    375. i. Lovetta Archer
    Eliza E. Miller and John W. Baldin had the following children:
    376. ii. Emma R. Baldin was born 1880. Emma died 25 Feb 1969 in Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL. Her body was interred 28 Feb 1969 in Rochester Cemetery, Sangamon Co, IL. She married Richard H. Taft. Richard was born 1876. He died in 1933. His body was interred in Rochester Cemetery, Sangamon Co, IL. They had the seven children.
    377. iii. Lester D. 'Jack' Baldin was born 19 Sep 1882. He died 26 Jun 1972. His body was interred in Rochester Cemetery, Sangamon Co, IL.
    378. iv. Lula Melvina Baldin was born in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL 2 Jul 1890. Lula died 13 Apr 1924 in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL. Her body was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cooper Twp, Sangamon Co, IL.
127. vi. Mary Alice Miller was born in Rochester, Sangamon Co, IL 2 Mar 1851.

"... Mary Alice, born March 2, 1851, lives with her mother [three miles east of Rochester, Ill.]. ..." - The History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois; John Carroll Power, p.521
 

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