Miller Families of Franklin County


Phillip Miller m. Naomi Richardson daughter of Daniel on 4 January 1802 in Madison County, Kentucky.  

July 1819 Tax list

Philip Miller is taxed for 400 acres on the Missouri River (St. John Township and that is where Ephraim Jamieson was living.  

James Miller 1819 in Gasconade County

John Miller in Boeff Township.  

Looking for 20-30 year old male, Benjamin, who married Sarah Jamieson, daughter of  Ephraim Jamieson. That is also where the Dents, Hintons, Caldwells, Barclays, etc. were living.  

Only two fit, both in Boeff Township.  

p. 137 Samuel Miller 1 male 20-30; 1 male 70-80; 1 female 20-30; 1 female 60-70;

Next door is David 20-30.


p. 141 Phillip Miller 3 males under 5, 1 male 5-10, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 20-30; 1 male 50-60; 1 female 5-10, 1 female 10-15, 2 females 15-20, 1 female 20-30; 1 female 40-50. Next door is John Miller with the eldest male 30-40; no 20-30 in the household. This is probably Phillip and Lucy Miller, Mahala McBride’s parents. They show no association with the group in Hickory.

Philip Miller left a will dated 24 January 1845 in which he gave his farm to wife Lucy, personal property and slaves. He named the following children: Samuel C.W. Miller (land and description), Prudence, Oliver H.P., America N., Emily Miller, Robert W. Miller, James F. Miller and Barton A. Miller. Son John W. Miller to be educated at Bethany College, Va. for two years. Daughters Nancy, Lavina, Elizabeth, Mahala, Lucinda, Naomi and sons Benjamin and Daniel.

Renames sons in the following order: Daniel, Benjamin, Samuel C.W., Oliver H.P., Robert W., James F. Barton A., John W. and George W. daughters Nancy, Lavina, Mahala, Prudence, America A., Emily and Naomi Miller.

            Nathan D. Lane partner in Mercantile Business Exr: James K. Rule and Lucy Miller. Friends David Edwards, Williamson Rogers and John Miller are indebted. Book B:14.


Children by Naomi Richardson

i.          Nancy Miller  b. 11 March 1803.

ii.         Daniel Miller b. 29 September 1804; (no marriage found in Franklin)

iii.        Lavina Miller b. 22 October 1808; d. 12 December 1894; m. 11 Oct. 1829, Franklin County, Missouri,  Zebedee Shelton b. 13 April 1804 in Grainger county, Tennessee. They moved to Yamhill County, Oregon by 1850s. (Oregon Donation) #202

iv.        Stephen Miller; not mentioned in father’s will 

iv.        Elizabeth Miller b. 22 May 1807 in Missouri;  d. 1839 (according to son’s biography) m. 8 Oct. 1826 Scudder Smith. Benjamin Miller was the guardian for the children after Scudder’s death in Polk County.

v.         Benjamin Miller b. 1 March 1810; m. Sarah Jamieson

vi.        Mahala Miller McBride b. 26 September 1811 in Missouri; Need to check 1860 Oregon census.

vii.       Lucinda C. Miller b. 17 January 1813 in Missouri.

viii.      Prudence Miller b. 2 August 1814; m. 25 January 1831 Samuel Shelton

ix.        Samuel C.W. Miller b. 13 December 1815; just “Samuel Miller” m. 8 March 1841, Susan Williams.

x.         Naomi Miller b. 30 June 1817 in Kentucky

vi.        Oliver H.T. Miller b. 27 May 1820 in Kentucky 

Children by Lucy McKenzie

ix.        America M. Miller b. ca. 1826 m. 1 May 1845, Wm. H. Thurman.

x.         Emily Miller b. ca. 1828 m. 23 March 1849 William S. Rogers

xii.       Robert W. Miller b. ca. 1830 just “Robert Miller” married 6 March 1850, Nancy Ann Coldwell.

xiii.      James F. Miller b. ca. 1831 m.2 September 1847, Nancy A. Clyce.

xiv.      Barton A. Miller b.c a. 1833 no marriage in Franklin

xv.       John W. Miller b. ca. 1835.

xvi.      George H. Miller


Commissioner’s certificates issued 5 April 1810 to lands in Territory of Louisiana.

Concession to Philip Miller on Femme Osage in St. Charles County of 600 acres.  

8:856 Land in St. Charles District.

issued to Philip Miller 23 December 1799 (survey) 24 January 1798. On list with Henry McLaughlin, Daniel Morgan Boone, Isaac Vanbiber and Samuel Clay, Daniel Boone. and Zumwalts.


Early Missouri Ancestors, p. 60

appraised a stray taken up by John McGirk 1814.

bankrupt in Franklin co. in 1820

Boeff Township. Franklin Co. took up gelding. appraised by E.H. Randolph and Allen Greenstreet 1820.


IGI Gives Philip Miller’s family by his first wife:

m. (2) 30 January 1823, Franklin County, Missouri, Lucy McIntire.  

Children listed with dates of birth as if from Bible record, but I have not been able to locate it.