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Alexander L Miller
Birth: Oct. 1, 1842
Death: 1912

Son of David and Anna Reynolds Miller. Married 1859 to Nellie Brown, 1838-1863.
Nellie died in 1863, the same year Alex would be captured by the Yankees. Some time after 1880 he would move to Indiana. Alexander had Miller/Anderson kin there already, origins of most of them from Martin Luther and Sallie Ritchie. Alexander's Grandmother Elizabeth Giddens Miller had a sister Rhonda who married into the Anderson family.

He would marry Pollie Robinson (Nov. 11, 1884) in Indiana. Polly died in 1902. They would have a daughter together, Livy Magenta Miller Ashby.
It would appear Alex was a prisoner-of-war for most of the Civil War.

Civil War Timeline:
Confederate, TN - Pvt, Co. E., Reg E, Calvary
Muster Roll, September/October 1862 - Absent without Leave.
October 1861 -April 1862 - Present for Muster
Captured Knox County, TN Oct 28, 1863.
November 28, 1863 - Prisoner at McLean Barracks, OH.
Sent to Camp Chase December 22nd, 1863.
Received Fort Delaware March 17, 1864
Exchanged Feb 27, 1865

The attached letter from Alex to his mother Annie, written in 1905, has been handed down by the generations. It gives us a glimpse into Alex's love for his mother, his sense of humor, his farm, and family.
He would die in Putnam, Indiana. His daughter Levia and then her daughter would continue to live in the area, perhaps on the same farm, until Helen's death in 2000.
I believe his granddaughter Helen may have been the end of Alexander Miller's line. Helen Ashby never married nor had children according to my research so far.

A. L. Miller
Home in 1880: District 10, Union, Tennessee
Age: 37
Estimated birth year: abt 1843
Birthplace: Tennessee
Relation to Head of Household: Son
Father's Name: David
Mother's Name: Ana
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Occupation: Farm Labor
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
David Miller 59
Ana Miller 57
A. L. Miller 37
Angelina Miller 34
George Miller 22
Sarah Miller 20
Daniel Miller 15
Matt Sheppard 27
Abbie Wallace 13
Willougby Shilby 23

1900 - Indiana, 2nd wife Polly:
Name: Polly J Miller
Home in 1900: Franklin, Putnam, Indiana
Age: 50
Birth Date: Jan 1850
Birthplace: Indiana
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relationship to Head of House: Wife
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother: number of living children: 3
Mother: How many children: 5
Spouse's name: Alexander L
Marriage Year: 1886
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 14
Residence : Roachdale Town, Putnam, Indiana
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Household Members: Name Age
Alexander L Miller 57
Polly J Miller 50
Lillie Miller 11

1910 - Indiana
Name: Alexander L Miller
Age in 1910: 67
Estimated birth year: abt 1843
Birthplace: Tennessee
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
Mother's Birth Place: North Carolina
Home in 1910: Franklin, Putnam, Indiana
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Gender: Male
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Household Members: Name Age
Alexander L Miller 67
Livy M Miller 21 (Daughter, born about 1889 in Indiana)

In 1908, daughter Livy Magenta Miller Ashby would apply for DAR.

Family links: 
  David Martin Miller (1821 - 1890)
  Annie Reynolds Miller (1824 - 1906)
  Polly J Robinson Miller (1850 - 1903)
  Livia Miller Ashby (1888 - 1979)*
  Alexander L Miller (1842 - 1912)
  Angeline Miller Fleming (1845 - 1888)*
  William Miller (1845 - 1863)*
  Martin Luther Miller (1848 - 1932)*
  Martha Sophia Miller Monroe (1849 - 1933)*
  Christopher Columbus Miller (1851 - 1938)*
  John Franklin Pierce Miller (1852 - 1945)*
  Calvin Napoleon Miller (1855 - 1933)*
  George Patterson Miller (1857 - 1926)*
  Sarah Miller Cook (1860 - 1939)*
  Parley Miller McBee (1863 - 1931)*
  David Esau Miller (1866 - 1930)*
*Calculated relationship
Roachdale Cemetery
Putnam County
Indiana, USA
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Record added: Jan 17, 2010
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