Third Generation

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Jacob C. Miller was born in Loudoun Co, VA 9 Apr 1824. Jacob died 24 Oct 1896 in Buckhart, Sangamon Co, IL. His body was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cooper Twp, Sangamon Co, IL.

He married Mary 'Charlotte' Prather in Sangamon Co, IL, 10 Jun 1869. Mary was born in Washington Co, MD 4 Jan 1843, the daughter of Perry Prather and Elizabeth Troxell. Mary died in 1899. Her body was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cooper Twp, Sangamon Co, IL.

"Jacob C., born April 9, 1824, in Loudoun county, Va., married in Sangamon county, June 10, 1869, to Charlotte Prather. She was born Jan. 4, 1843, in Washington county, Ms. They have two children, Samuel J. and Don William, and live in Sand Prairie, five miles east of Rochester, Illinois. ..." - The History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois; John Carroll Power, p.521

"Jacob C. Miller was born April 9, 1824, in Loudon county, Virginia, and married Mary Charlotte Prather, in this county, June 10, 1869. She was born January 4, 1843, in Washington county, Maryland. Mr. Miller is the son of Christian and Sarah (Neer) Miller, who were born in Loudon county, Virginia; and he came with them to Sangamon county, January 20, 1835. Her parents, Perry and Elizabeth (Troxell) Prather, were natives of Washington county, Maryland, and came to Sangamon county, June 1, 1850. Mr. and Mrs. Miller have four children, Samuel J., Don W., and Edith E., and Lotta Mabelle, born September 13, 1881. He entered two thousand one hundred and forty acres of land when he came to this county, of which Jacob C. inherited four hundred and twenty, and has added by purchase, one hundred and forty-eight. His wife is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. In politics, they are Liberal." - History of Sangamon County, Illinois; Inter-state Publishing Co. (1881), p.868

Jacob C. Miller and Mary 'Charlotte' Prather had the following children:
 

131. i. Don William Miller.
 
132. ii. Miller was born in Buckhart, Sangamon Co, IL.
 
133. iii. Miller was born in Buckhart, Sangamon Co, IL.
 
134. iv. Samuel Joseph Miller was born in Buckhart, Sangamon Co, IL 3 Apr 1870. Samuel died 2 Sep 1933 in Buckhart, Sangamon Co, IL. His body was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cooper Twp, Sangamon Co, IL. He married Cora Dunn. Cora was born in Schuyler Co, IL 1872. Cora died 1960 . Her body was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cooper Twp, Sangamon Co, IL. Samuel's occupation: Elevator Manager. They had the following child:

374. i. Frank Leslie Miller was born in Mechanicsburg, Sangamon Co, IL 25 Jul 1907. Frank died 13 Apr 1929 in St. John's Hospital, Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL. His body was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cooper Twp, Sangamon Co, IL.

 
135. v. Jesse Miller was born in Buckhart, Sangamon Co, IL 25 Jun 1874. Jesse died 11 Aug 1875 in Buckhart, Sangamon Co, IL. His body was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cooper Twp, Sangamon Co, IL.
 
136. vi. Walter Miller was born in Buckhart, Sangamon Co, IL 14 Apr 1877. Walter died 25 Jul 1877 in Buckhart, Sangamon Co, IL. His body was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cooper Twp, Sangamon Co, IL.
 

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