John Andrew Miller [RG3171.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG3171.AM:  John Andrew Miller, 1840-1925

Papers:  1863-1911
Jefferson and Thayer Counties, Nebraska
Size:  0.25 cu.ft.; 1 box

BACKGROUND NOTE

John Andrew Miller was born in Germany on September 17, 1840.  It’s unclear when he came to the United States, but he was a farmer in Iowa until he enlisted in the 11th Iowa Infantry in 1861.  Miller was discharged in 1863 and re-enlisted as a Veteran Volunteer at Vicksburg, Mississippi.  In July of 1865 he was discharged and returned to Iowa.  In 1870 he was teaching in Jefferson County, Nebraska.  He married Annie Marvin at Fairbury, Nebraska, on May 23, 1877.  By 1883 he was at Hubbell, Thayer County, Nebraska, where he was a member and officer of the Lew Wallace Post #50 of the G.A.R.  John Andrew Miller died on August 26, 1925 and is buried in the Hubbell Cemetery in Republic County, Kansas.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of five folders of papers relating to John Andrew Miller.  Included in the collection are correspondence, military papers, land records, bills and receipts and miscellaneous items.  The materials in the collection date from 1863 to 1911.

INVENTORY

Box 1
Folder

  1. Correspondence, 1861-1901
  2. Military papers, 1863-1904
  3. Land records, 1882-1911
  4. Bills and receipts, 1867-1899
  5. Miscellaneous

 

Subject headings:

Hubbell (Nebraska) -- History
Miller, John Andrew, 1840-1925
Soldiers -- Iowa
Thayer County (Nebraska) -- History
Veterans -- Nebraska

 

HEK/js                 11-17-1965
Revised TMM      01-23-2019

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