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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



 



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