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Charles Miller Macomber
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1826
Susquehanna County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 1915
Stephenson County
Illinois, USA

Son of Joseph Macomber.

It has been said that the name Miller came from William Miller a popular preacher of that day and especiallly in the "1844 movement." Their mother (Elizabeth) took the children out to a hill and spent the night in 1844 waiting for the Lord to come.

Moved at age 9 to Stephenson Co, landing at Galena after coming up the Mississippi in a canal boat during a big flood.

He was a Mason.

Held several titles in public office: town trustee, commisioner of highways, school director and police magistrate, Town Marshall etc.. (History of Stephenson County revised: 1910). Held a an elective position until he was to old to serve.

Two brothers married two sisters. Charles Miller Macomber married Terrisa Anne Hancock & Benoni Dolf Macomber married Margaret Melissah Hancock.

Married to Terissa Anna Hancock November 18, 1849 in Winslow Stephenson Co., Illinois.


Arthur Josiah (1852-1931)
Melissa Amira "Mitty" (1854-1950)
Charles Archer (1864-1943)
Eva Terissa (1869-1945)
Emmanuel (1869)

Family links: 
  Joseph Macomber (1783 - 1859)
  Elizabeth Thompson Macomber (1787 - 1855)
  Charles Archer Macomber (1864 - 1943)*
  Egbert Macomber (1805 - 1887)**
  Anna R. Macomber Coggshall (1807 - 1886)*
  Benoni Dolf McComber (1820 - ____)*
  Almira Macomber Graves (1822 - 1865)*
  Charles Miller Macomber (1826 - 1915)
*Calculated relationship
Rock Lily Cemetery
Stephenson County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Macomber
Record added: Feb 24, 2008
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Charles Miller Macomber
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Charles Miller Macomber
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Charles Miller Macomber
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- Summer
 Added: Jul. 1, 2011
Good to see the memorial here, John.When Charles and family left Winslow and spent few years trying to reestablish themselves in Washington County, NE, they took along teenaged neighbor Charles A. Warner, my great-grandpa's brother -- it was the beginning...(Read more)
- Dave Smeds
 Added: Dec. 1, 2010

- dkb
 Added: Dec. 13, 2008

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