5. Charles Miller

Charles, the third son of Michael Jr. and Elizabeth, was born in 1820. In either 1842 or 1843,
he married Catherine Kauffman, the is the daughter of Daniel Kauffman and Elizabeth Wagner.
According to the History of York County, 1886, by John Gibson, Charles moved with his father in 1838 to the mill that Michael Jr. purchased and worked for his dad. In 1845, Charles and Catherine moved to Warrington Township where he owned a saw, grist and clover-mill. In 1850, he purchased 20 acres in Carroll Township and operated a saw and grinding mill. This property was located just northwest of Dillsburg, along the Mechanicsburg/Dillsburg Railroad. Charles and Catherine were the parents of eight children named Amanda, Mary Ann, Michael, Henry, Charles Milton, Daniel, Emma and Carrie.  Charles passed away in 1907 and Catherine passed away in 1911, they are buried together in Dillsburg Cemetery.

Charles Miller born Dec 8, 1820 in Windsor Twp, York County, PA, died Jul 17, 1907 in Dillsburg, York County, PA and buried at Dillsburg Cemetery in Dillsburg, York County, PA.  He married Catherine Kaufmann in 1843.  She was born Nov 29, 1820 in PA, died May 28, 1911 in Dillsburg, York County, PA and buried at Dillsburg Cemetery in Dillsburg, York County, PA

Children and Grandchildren of Charles Miller and his wife Catherine Kaufmann:

  1. Amanda Miller born January 1844 in York County, PA, died after 1910
  2. Mary Ann Miller born November 11, 1846 in York County, PA, died March 16, 1919 in Latimore Twp, Adams County, PA and buried at Dillsburg Cemetery in Dillsburg, York County, PA.  She married George Andrew Strayer born March 10, 1847 in Adams County, PA, died February 18, 1934 in East Pennsboro Twp, Cumberland County, PA and buried at Dillsburg Cemetery in Dillsburg, York County, PA
    1. Charles Strayer born July 16, 1868 in York County, PA, died July 16, 1959 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA and buried at Dillsburg Cemetery in Dillsburg, York County, PA.  He married (first) Ida Lillian Miller, born January 23, 1873 in York Springs, Adams County, PA, died August 11, 1913 in Washington Twp, York County, PA and buried at Latimore Mennonite Cemetery in Latimore Twp, Adams County, PA.  He then married (second) Elsie Blanche Herman born October 6, 1893 in PA, died March 24, 1944 in Monroe Twp, Cumberland County, PA and buried at Dillsburg Cemetery in Dillsburg, York County, PA
    2. Moses Strayer born November 30, 1870 in Dillsburg, York County, PA, died February 13, 1945 in Dillsburg, York County, PA and buried at Dillsburg Cemetery in Dillsburg, York County, PA
    3. Mary Strayer born October 3, 1872 in Dillsburg, York County, PA, died April 23, 1949 in Dillsburg, York County, PA and buried at Dillsburg Cemetery in Dillsburg, York County, PA.  She married John S Emig on December 24, 1891 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church born April 1, 1869 in Adams County, PA, died November 3, 1941 in Latimore Twp, Adams County, PA and buried at Dillsburg Cemetery in Dillsburg, York County, PA
    4. Luther Strayer born November 27, 1874 in York County, PA, died November 17, 1951 in Fairfield County, CT.  He married Helen Clifford Butler born May 11, 1873 in NJ and died September 14, 1956 in Fairfield County, CT
    5. Catherine Strayer born February 5, 1877 in York County, PA, died December 26, 1955 in Lemoyne, Cumberland County, PA and buried at Dillsburg Cemetery in Dillsburg, York County, PA.  She married Michael Daniel Wiley, born June 22, 1873 in York County, PA, died April 4, 1949 in Latimore Twp, Adams County, PA and buried at Dillsburg Cemetery in Dillsburg, York County, PA
    6. Harry Strayer born December 9, 1878 in York County, PA, died October 22, 1953 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA and buried at Harrisburg Cemetery in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA.  He married Mary Gilliland born November 19, 1879 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA, died September 25, 1948 in Harrisburg , Dauphin County, PA and buried at Harrisburg Cemetery in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA
    7. Lottie Strayer born April 1884 in York County, PA.  She married Ivan Myers born December 18, 1883 in PA and died September 17, 1960 in PA
    8. Willis Strayer born January 11, 1887 in York County, PA, died March 22, 1967 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA and buried at Prospect Hill Cemetery in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA.  He married Emma Meyers on October 4, 1910.  She was born September 1886.
    9. Jesse M Strayer born November 9, 1888 in York County, PA, died June 7, 1954 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA and buried at Rolling Green Cemetery in Camp Hill, Cumberland County, PA
  3. Michael Miller born about 1847 in York County, PA
  4. Harry Miller born March 31, 1851 in Dillsburg, York County, PA, died January 24, 1934 in West Donegal Twp, Lancaster County, PA and buried at Dillsburg Cemetery in Dillsburg, York County, PA.  He married Anna Yost born August 3, 1852 in Cumberland County, PA, died March 30, 1933 in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, PA and buried at Dillsburg Cemetery in Dillsburg, York County, PA
    1. Gertrude Miller born October 20, 1873 in PA, died December 22, 1922 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA and buried at Dillsburg Cemetery in Dillsburg, York County, PA
  5. Charles Milton Miller born July 5, 1853 in Dillsburg, York County, PA, died December 11, 1918 in Livingston County, IL.  He married Rebecca Speck on Oct 28, 1875 in Frederick, VA born July 17, 1849 in Frederick County, VA, died July 9, 1910 in Monroe Twp, Cumberland County, PA and buried at Dillsburg Cemetery in Dillsburg, York County, PA
    1. Edith Miller born August 8, 1878 in York County, PA, died in 1955 in PA and buried at Dillsburg Cemetery in Dillsburg, York County, PA.  She married William Owen born January 8, 1869in Oswego County, NY and died March 22, 1932 in MO.
    2. Charles Miller born April 1880 in KS
    3. Alva Miller born June 8, 1883 in Dillsburg, York County, PA, died June 28, 1941 in Livingston County, IL and buried at Sunny Slope Cemetery in Livingston County, IL.  She married Thomas Edgar Orr born January 20, 1880 in Orrstown, PA, died November 29, 1944 in McLean County, IL and buried at Sunny Slope Cemetery in Livingston County, IL
    4. Harry Miller born October 1885 in PA
  6. Daniel Miller born April 10, 1858 in York County, PA, died July 4, 1911 in Dauphin County, PA and buried at Dillsburg Cemetery in Dillsburg, York County, PA

Tombstone of Charles Miller & Catharine Kauffman Miller

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