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Miller Family History & Genealogy

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THE MILLERS IN AMERICA.

A THOROUGH perusal of the following life sketches of noted Millers, eminent in all walks of life, will reveal the fact that the Millers have been actively and intimately associated with the ecclesiastical, civil, industrial and commercial affairs of America; and to become conversant with their history will naturally create in our children a source of pride in the name of Miller heretofore unappreciated.

As builders and merchants they have built cities and illumined the marts of trade; in the field of science and medicine they have obtained great prominence; in the arena of statesmanship they have produced men of thought and men of action; while at the bar and in the administration of justice they have shown erudition and wisdom. As clergymen, educators and lecturers they have occupied high places; as musicians, composers and artists they have contributed profusely to social life; and as authors and poets they are worthy to be crowned with a laurel wreath of fame. Also as heroes of colonial, Revolutionary and later wars they have rendered patriotic service, each one of whom has added luster to the name of Miller.

Name Origin

Among names taken from trades is the name of Miller, sometimes spelled Miller, also Mill, Mills, Milne, Milnes, Milman and Milner.

It is possible that this last name may, in some cases, have been derived from Milliner, so called from Milan, the work having originated from the sale of a particular dress first worn at Milan, Italy, hence Milaner, which in English is Milliner.

Miller may be regarded as a purely Scottish name. THE FIRST OF THE NAME OF MILLER IN AMERICA.

One of the first settlers in New England was Alexander Miller, who settled in Dorchester, Mass.; and was a proprietor in 1634.

Rev. John Miller was a minister of Roxbury, and also a proprietor in 1635. In 1663 he left his property to his son John.

John Miller was a proprietor and town officer in 1648. His sons were Samuel, Joseph and Benjamin.

Thomas Miller, a tailor, came in the Elizabeth; and settled in 1635 in Dorchester. He was proprietor and town officer in 1637. The division of his estate was made between Thomas and Nathaniel Miller.

Joseph Miller came to New England in 1635 in the Hopewell.

Richard Miller settled in Charlestown, Mass., in 1637. He had two sons, Joseph and James.

Robert Miller went before the General Court in 1646 at Concord, Mass.

William Miller was a resident of Ipswich, Mass., in 1648, and was paid for service against the Indians in 1646. COATS-OF-ARMS OF THE MILLER FAMILY.

Arms: Arg. a cross moline az. in chief a lozenge between two mullets of the last, in base a bar, wavy vert, impaling Montgomerie.

Crest: A hand couped at the wrist, the third and fourth fingers folded in the palm, arg.

Motto: Manent optima coelo. (The best things remain in heaven.)

(From "Origin and History of the Name of Miller: With Biographies of All the Most Noted Persons of That Name, and an Account of the Origin of Surnames and ... " Ulan Press (August 31, 2012) Author unknown.

Spellings & Pronunciations

Millar, Miler (The Book of Irish Families, Great & Small by Michael C. O'Laughlin

Nationality & Ethnicity

Scottish origins from Dumfriesshire.

Famous People named Miller

MILLER, ADOLPH WILLIAM, merchant, lecturer, was born Oct. 8, 1841, in Germany. He is a wholesale druggist of Philadelphia, Pa.; and prominent in the business and public affairs of that city. He is also lecturer on Materia Medica in the University of Pennsylvania; and occasionally contributes articles to medical literature.

MILLER, ALEXANDER McVEIGH, farmer, business man, state senator, was born in Nicholas county, W. Va. He is president of the board of directors of the Hospital for the Insane of Weston, W. Va. In 1901 he was elected a member of the West Virginia state senate; and has served on several important committees.

MILLER, ANDREW G., lawyer, jurist, was born in Carlisle, Pa. He was appointed territorial judge for Wisconsin in 1838; and upon the admission of the state he was appointed United States district judge and so continued until his death in 1874.

MILLER, MRS. ANNIE JENNESS, publisher, author, was born in 1859 in New Hampshire. She is a dress reformer of New York City; and publisher of The Jenness Miller Magazine. She is the author of Physical Beauty; Mother and Babe; and Barbara Thayer, a novel.

MILLER, ARTHUR SCOTT, soldier, lawyer, builder, was

born Nov. 13, 1848, in Alto, Mich. In 1864 he enlisted in the United States navy, and served to the end of the civil war. For a number of years he was court stenographer; then practiced law; and subsequently became an extensive builder of houses and blocks in Denver, Colo., where he now resides.

MILLER, CHARLES B., physician, surgeon, was born in 1844 in Dillsboro, Ind. In 1862-65 he was assistant surgeon in the United States army. For fifteen years he was president and treasurer of the school board of Lawrenceburg, Ind. He is now a prominent physician and surgeon of Helena, Mont.; has been president of the board of managers of the Montana Soldiers' Home; and president of the board of aldermen of Helena, Mont. His grandfather was a soldier in the war of 1812; and his great-grandfather fought in the revolutionary war.

MILLER, CHARLES EXUM, son of Hon. Lorenzo Dow Miller, the well known lawyer of Miami, Texas, and Louella Exum Miller, was born Aug. 20, 1895, in Mobeetie, Wheeler county, Texas. His father and mother worshiped him with a love of no ordinary character, and saw in the noble face of their precious boy a benefactor to God's posterity. They looked forward to a long life of pleasure and good works, but alas, the tomb on the hillside marks the resting place of that heavenly gift—our darling Charley. When he was only a few days old the nurse by mistake gave him laudanum, and death seemed certain to our angel child; but by good and loving nursing he survived, and while he lingered between life and death his father and mother, with wringing hands and aching hearts, were praying God to spare their angel boy. They promised God to lead him in the path of duty and teach him to pray; and prayed that he might be great on earth in leading souls to Christ. He often wanted to hear the Bible read and be told of the wonders of heaven. His father now keeps close to his heart his little testament with his precious name in it. He was baptized in the Methodist Church South when a babe, and God is able to make this short life a great ministry service; and this little sketch of his childish life is written in his name with the hope that God will bless these little words written here, and lead many to stop and think on his ways and turn to God. Charley used to say, How far is it to heaven, papa? as contemplating to go, and his greatest aim was doing good. He was pious, truthful and sympathetic. He told his papa to turn all prisoners out if they promised to be good (his father being state's attorney). His father often thought and told Charley that his influence for prisoners was great, and would not go unheeded if he requested it. He was a lover of his Sunday School, and had his badge No. 6—the year of his age. He would kneel down for prayer like a little man, and often insisted that the preacher go home with us for dinner, and would say that papa asked him to come. His father was a kind, indulgent man, and worshiped his children—especially Charley. He granted Charley all he asked of him. On Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 1901, we were together in the town of Miami. Charley was busy buying childish things for others. Almost the last gift he made was his pocket book and four nickels and a copper pistol. His father used to say that all the giving comes from Charley; and it was a delight to teach the child that "it is more blessed to give than to receive." He owned a brand L. D. on his horses and cattle. His famous horses Bulley and Jake and Dock; his saddle rig was of the best, and the spurs that speak volumes to us now. His favorite dog Jack was his great friend and playmate. His brother, James Franklin Miller, was born Feb. 13, 1898, and died Aug. 15, 1899; and his sister, Winnie Davis Miller, was. born Sept. 17, 1900. They were all playmates, and often played campingout with little lanterns his papa bought him; and then played hide and seek around their fond mother's knee. Little Minnie missed him after he went away, and looked for him when his name was called in the places they used to play. While our darling Charley was near death's door, he pulled his mother near to his face and whispered: "Mama, won't I live?" She said: "Yes, my darling, you will live always." In a few moments he quietly passed away to live always in heaven. It seemed all the people turned out to render him aid and do him honor in his last hours on this earth. Judges and lawyers came to condole with his stricken parents. Revs. Whatley and Cartwright of the Methodist church conducted his funeral service. The school children and teachers and a large gathering of sympathizing friends filed through the old church where he used to go to his Sunday School. I looked on that angelic face of my precious dead. His little ministry on earth has made me to again renew my hopes and efforts to meet him in heaven; and when I think of his little prayer he used to say at night, I pray God to bless its efforts to do good here: "Now I lay me down to sleep. If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take. God bless Charley and keep him a good little boy; bless all the afflicted people and save us all in heaven with little budgy for Christ's sake, Amen." I pray this little prayer, like a ehainless letter, will roll on; and all the boys of the name of Charley, and others also, will pray it; and some sweet day meet him in heaven. His precious toys, books and Bible are tucked away to remind us of his little angelic words he learned here on earth in his short service of the blessed Father in Heaven. To such as him death has no sting, and the grave no victory. He died Jan. 21, 1902, in Miami, Texas. I shall ever pray that the word and all the Millers will meet him in heaven.—A. D. Miller.






MILLER, CHARLES RANSOM, journalist, was born Jan. 17, 1849, in Hanover, N. H. For several years he was associated with the Springfield Republican. Since 1879 he has been connected with the New York Times; and since 1883 has been editor-in-chief of that publication.

MILLER, CINCINNATUS HEINE-Joaquin Miller-author, poet, was born Nov. 10, 1841, in Wabash district, Ind. He is a poet and prose writer who, after a life of adventure in California, went to London in 1870; and speedily became famous as the author of Songs of the Sierras. Since 1887 he has lived in Oakland, Cal. He is the author of Songs of the Sierras; The Ship of the Desert; Songs of the Sunland; in prose: The Danites in the Sierras; Shadows of Shasta; Memorie and Rime; '49, or the Gold Seekers of the Sierras; The One Fair Woman; The Destruction of Gotham; and The Building of the City Beautiful, a poetic romance.

MILLER, DANIEL F., lawyer, congressman, poet, was born Oct. 4, 1814, near Frostburg, Md. For forty years he was a member of the Iowa territorial legislature, and in 185051 was a member of congress. He was a noted lawyer of Keokuk, Iowa.

MILLER, DANIEL H., congressman, was born in Philadelphia, Pa. He was a representative in congress from Pennsylvania in 1823-31. He died about 1880.

MILLER, DANIEL McLAW, lawyer. In 1856 he graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New York City. He has attained success in his profession at Oconomowoc, Wis.; and is prominent in the business and public affairs of his city, county and state.

MILLER, EDGAR JAMES, banker, was born June 19, 1864, in Whitewater, Wis. For twenty years he has been connected with the First National Bank of Huron, S. D.; of which institution he is now cashier. He is prominent in the business and public affairs of bis city, county and state; and has filled several positions of trust and honor.



MILLER, EDMUND BOSTON, clergyman, was born Feb. 2, 1853, in Greenville, S. C. In 1883-93 he was pastor of the First Baptist church of Grenada, Miss.; and since 1893 has been pastor of the First Baptist church of Arkadelphia, Ark. In 1892-93 he was vice president of the home mission board; in 1895-97 was vice-president of the foreign mission board; and since 1893 he has been financial secretary of the board of ministerial education, Ouchita college.

MILLER, ELIHU SPENCER, lawyer, educator, author, poet, was born Sept. 3, 1817, in Princeton, N. J. He was a lawyer of Philadelphia; and professor in the university of Pennsylvania. He was the author of Treatise on the Law of Partition by Writ in Pennsylvania; and Caprices, a volume of verse. He died March 6, 1878, in Philadelphia, Pa.

MILLER, ELIJAH, educator, clergyman, author, was born Feb. 16, 1842, in Springfield, 111. In 1884 he founded Sedgewickville Academy of Sedgewickville, Mo., which he conducted for five years. He has been president and secretary of the synod of Southern Illinois; and compiled A History of the Synod.

MILLER, MRS. EMILY HUNTINGTON, educator, author, poet, was born Oct. 22, 1833, in Brooklyn, Conn. She is president of the Woman's college of the Northwestern university of Evanston, 111. She is the author of From Avalon, and Other Poems; The Royal Road to Fortune; The Kirkwood Series; Captain Fritz; and Little Neighbors.

MILLER, GEORGE AUGUSTUS, mechanic, was born Jan. 29, 1856, in Danville, Mass. He is a master mechanic in the employ of Florida East Coast Railway at St. Augustine, Fla. He has filled a number of positions of trust and honor.

MILLER, GEORGE F., lawyer, congressman, was born Sept. 5, 1809, in Chillisquaquo, Pa. He was secretary of the Lewisburg university in Pennsylvania. He was a representative from Pennsylvania to the thirty-ninth and fortieth congresses.

MILLER, GEORGE P., state senator. He is prominent in the business and public affairs of Milwaukee, Wis.; and has filled several positions of trust. In 1901-02 he was a member of the Wisconsin state senate.

MILLER, GEORGE S., physician, surgeon. In 1891 he graduated from Rush Medical College of Chicago, 111.; and in 1892 from Detroit College of Medicine, Mich. He has attained success in the practice of his profession in Texas, and resides in Gause; and has filled a number of positions of trust and honor.



MILLER, MRS. HARRIET MANN, author, was born in 1831 in New York. Her writings have generally appeared under the name of Olive Thorne Miller. She is the author of a Bird-Lover in the West; Little Brothers of the Air; Bird-Ways; In Nesting Time; Four-Handed Folk; Little Folks in Feathers and Fur; Nimpo's Troubles; Queen Pets at Marcy's; Our Home Pets; Little People of Asia; The First Book of Birds; and other works.

MILLER, HENRY C, pioneer, farmer, was born April 17, 1820, in Clermont county, Ohio. He moved to Decatur county, Ind., when it was an unbroken forest, abounding in deer, wolves and bears. He helped to build the first railroad in the state; has been a justice of the peace; and received the nomination for representative in the Indiana state legislature; and other offices.

MILLER, HENRY IRVING, railroad manager, was born in Cleveland, Ohio. Since 1888 he has been superintendent of several railroads; and been prominent in railroad matters. In 1894 he became superintendent of the Vandalia Division of the Terre Haute and Indianapolis Railroad Company, which is the main line. He is now general manager of that corporation.

MILLER, HERBERT, banker, was born in 1856, in Kansas. Since 1858 he has been prominent in the business and public affairs of Lyon county, Kansas; and is now president of the State Bank of Admire. He has filled numerous positions of trust and honor in his city, county and state.

MILLER, HOLDEN TRIPP, banker, was born Feb. 1, 1841, in Byron, N. Y. He is cashier of the Bank of Batavia, N. Y.; and prominent in the financial and public affairs of his city, county and state.

MILLER, HOMER MARTIN VIRGIL, United States senator, was born April 29, 1814, in Pendleton district, S. C. In 1868 he was elected a United States senator from Georgia; and in 1890 was appointed principal physician of the penitentiary of Georgia. He died May 31, 1896, in Atlanta, Ga.

MILLER, HOWARD PHILIP, physician, surgeon, was born June 24, 1849, in Huntington, Mass. He is a prominent physician and surgeon of Seattle, Wash.; and has filled a number of offices of trust and honor.

MILLER, HUGH J., lawyer, jurist, was born Dec. 31,1866,

Early Millers

These are the earliest records we have of the Miller family.

Andrew Miller was born on September 8, 1710 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania United States to Johannis Wilhelm Müller and Maria Margaretha (Mütsch) Müller, and died at age 66 years old on November 19, 1776 in Charlotte, NC. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Andrew Miller.
Eleanor wed about 1768 in Bedford, N.Y. to Philip Leek and had 5 children.
Anna Maria Sophia (Miller) Wirth was born on February 16, 1759, and died at age 77 years old on May 9, 1836. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Anna Maria Sophia (Miller) Wirth.
Elisabeth (Miller) Rouanzoin was born in 1771, and died at age 83 years old on September 10, 1855.
Adam Miller
Adam Miller was born on October 23, 1782. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Adam Miller.
William Miller was born in 1782, and died at age 70 years old in 1852. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember William Miller.
Alexander Miller of Australia was born in 1803 to John Miller and Catherine Miller. He had a brother John Miller. Alexander Miller died at age 59 years old in 1862.
Michael Miller was born on September 29, 1804 in Germany, and died at age 75 years old in 1879 in New York, New York County, New York United States. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Michael Miller (Muller).
Arrived New Zealand 23 Sep 1858 aboard the ''Jura' from Glasgow, Scotland with wife and family.
Fred Miller was born on June 19, 1808, and died at age 151 years old in August 1959. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Fred Miller.
William Miller was born on November 5, 1809, and died at age 146 years old in April 1956. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember William Miller.
Joseph Miller was born in 1811, and died at age 64 years old on June 26, 1876 in Hobart, TAS Australia. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Joseph Miller.

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Ferdinand Johannes Miller
Ferdinand Johannas Miller of Gorae west/Portland/katyil Australia was born on July 22, 1874 at grew up in Kornheim, in Murtoa, VIC. He was married to Emily Anna Miller, and had a child Victor Samuel Miller. Ferdinand Miller died at age 78 years old on April 7, 1953 in Portland.
Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Marilyn J (Miller).
Catherine Ann "Ann" Woods-Guiney-Miller-Wallace
Catherine Ann (Woods) Guiney/Miller/Wallace of Florida United States was born on May 1, 1934 in ME to Patrick Woods and Lillian Clara (Johnson) Woods and Patrick Norbert Woods. Catherine Guiney/Miller/Wallace had a sister Patricia Arlene "Patty" Woods-Christman-Gerard. She married Philip Daniel Guiney Sr. on August 8, 1953 and they later divorced in 1959. She would also marry Alan Wallace, and they were married until Alan's death in December 1989. She also married Vern Miller and they later separated in December 1989. Catherine Guiney/Miller/Wallace died at age 90 years old on June 12, 2024 in FL.
Vern Miller was married to Catherine Ann "Ann" Woods-Guiney-Miller-Wallace and they later separated. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Vern Miller.
Marya was born on November 28, 1918 to parents Edith Bondy-Bey and Count Roman Marya Mazzuchelli.
Dolly (Campbell) Miller was born to John Colin Campbell and Elizabeth Gray, and has siblings Colin Douglas Campbell, Grace Evelyn Campbell, Florence Maie Campbell, Jean Campbell Gallimore, Claude Campbell, and John Edward. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Dolly Campbell Miller.
Linda Sue Shaffer
Linda Sue (Miller) Shaffer was born to Jane Ann Miller and Blaine Miller, and has siblings Darlene Violet Miller, Wayne Tex Miller, Stacy Miller, and Tracy Miller. She was the parent of Rusty Lee Miller. She married Jesse Shaffer, and they had a child Joshua Shaffer. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Linda Sue Shaffer.
Jane Ann Miller
Jane Ann (Newell) Miller of New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas County, Ohio United States was born on April 16, 1935 in Coshocton, Coshocton County to Grover Cleveland Newell and Bernice Newell. She had siblings Bonnie (Newell) McGrady, David Newell, Robert Newell, and Grover C. Newell. She married Blaine Miller, and had children Darlene Violet Miller, Wayne Tex Miller, Linda Sue Shaffer, Stacy Miller, and Tracy Miller. Jane Miller died at age 73 years old on February 15, 2009 in New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas County, and was buried on February 18, 2009.
Stacy Miller was born to Jane Ann Miller and Blaine Miller, and has siblings Linda Sue Shaffer, Darlene Violet Miller, Wayne Tex Miller, and Tracy Miller. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Stacy Miller.
Tracy Miller was born to Jane Ann Miller and Blaine Miller, and has siblings Linda Sue Shaffer, Darlene Violet Miller, Wayne Tex Miller, and Stacy Miller. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Tracy Miller.
Sherry Miller of TX was born circa 1951. Sherry Miller was married to Joe D. Miller Jr on February 14, 1986 in Kerr County, TX. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Sherry (Turrentine) Miller.
Howard Miller of Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming was born on February 25, 1884 in Hazleton, Buchanan County, Iowa United States to Benjamin H Miller and Lucy M Payne. Howard Miller died at age 84 years old on December 3, 1968 in Casper, Natrona County, WY, and was buried at Sheridan Municipal Cemetary in Sheridan, Sheridan County.
Eleanore Mae (Bechdel) Miller was born on July 10, 1921 in Blanchard, Centre County, Pennsylvania United States to Dorothy Eleanor Bechdel and Claude Heberling Bechdel, and had siblings Bruce Allen Bechdel, Paul Jacob Bechdel, Miriam Jane Pool, and Fred C. Bechdel. Eleanore Miller died at age 70 years old on August 9, 1991 in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania United States. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Eleanore Mae Miller.
Amelia Jane Miller of Morwell Australia was born in 1888, and died at age 36 years old in 1924 in Morwell.
Sherry Lynne (Lahti) Miller of Cincinnati, Ohio United States was born on May 25, 1964 in CA to Randolph H Lahti. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Sherry Lynne (Lahti).
Diane Marie (Disney) Miller
Diane Marie (Disney) Miller of Napa, Napa County, California United States was born on December 18, 1933 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County to Walter Elias Disney and Lillian Marie (Bounds) Disney. She had a sister Sharon Mae (Disney ) Brown. She married Ronald William Miller on May 9, 1954, and they were married until Diane's death on November 19, 2013 in Napa, Napa County, CA. Diane Miller had children Christopher Miller, Joanna (Miler) Runeare, Tamara (Miller) Scheer, Jennifer Miller-Goff, Walter Elias Disney Miller, Ronald Miller, and Patrick D Miller.
Lois Rebecca (Jarvis) Miller was born on January 24, 1920 in Virginia United States to Hiram Turpin Jarvis and Ella Jane Jarvis, and had siblings Joe Lee Jarvis, Hiram Leonard Jarvis, Mabel J. Miller, Mary Cecil Raidabaugh, Francis Blackwell Jarvis, and Ella Mae Pultz. Lois Miller died at age 69 years old on January 30, 1989. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Lois Rebecca Miller.
Mabel J. (Jarvis) Miller was born on December 2, 1915 in Rockbridge County, Virginia United States to Hiram Turpin Jarvis and Ella Jane Jarvis, and had siblings Joe Lee Jarvis, Hiram Leonard Jarvis, Mary Cecil Raidabaugh, Lois Rebecca Miller, Francis Blackwell Jarvis, and Ella Mae Pultz. Mabel Miller died at age 71 years old on April 17, 1987. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Mabel J. Miller.
Harriett Georgina (Waites) Miller of Ballarat, City of Ballarat County, VIC Australia was born in 1873 in Ararat, Ararat Rural City County, VIC 3377, Australia to Emma Turner Waites and Alfred Waites. She had siblings Sarah Eleanor Waites, Emma Louise (Waites) Aggett, Frederick James Waites, Rebecca Waites, and Alfred John Waites. Harriett Miller died at age 84 years old in 1957 in Ballarat, City of Ballarat County, VIC Australia.
Pauline (Miller) Buntin was born in 1857. She was in a relationship with Charles Edgar Buntin, and had a child Edgar Napoleon Buntin. Pauline Buntin died at age 69 years old in 1926. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Pauline Buntin .

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Elijah  Miller
Elijah Miller was born on May 21, 1870. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Elijah Miller.
Audrey Irene (Miller) Heibert
Audrey Irene (Miller) Heibert of Toronto, Toronto Division County, ON Canada was born circa October 6, 1911 at Home birth in Midland, Simcoe County, ON to George Richardson Miller and Matilda (Robins) Miller. She has siblings Stella Frances Matilda Miller, Eldon Philip Miller, and Annie Isobel Miller. She married Charles Heibert on September 15, 1927 in Midland, Simcoe County, Ontario, and they were married until Audrey's death. Audrey Heibert has children Audrey (Heibert) Stephenson, Alice Heibert Smeles, Peter Carl Heibert, and Anna (Heibert) Balle.
George Miller
George C Miller of Dallas, Dallas County, TX was born on September 30, 1908, and died at age 64 years old in November 1972.
John Miller
John T Miller was born on March 8, 1900. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember John Miller.
James Miller
James Leroy Miller was born on April 9, 1919. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember James Miller.
Diane Marie (Disney) Miller
Diane Marie (Disney) Miller of Napa, Napa County, California United States was born on December 18, 1933 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County to Walter Elias Disney and Lillian Marie (Bounds) Disney. She had a sister Sharon Mae (Disney ) Brown. She married Ronald William Miller on May 9, 1954, and they were married until Diane's death on November 19, 2013 in Napa, Napa County, CA. Diane Miller had children Christopher Miller, Joanna (Miler) Runeare, Tamara (Miller) Scheer, Jennifer Miller-Goff, Walter Elias Disney Miller, Ronald Miller, and Patrick D Miller.
David Eric Miller
David Eric Miller was born on August 27, 1855. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember David Eric Miller.
Clara Miller
Clara Emily Miller was born on May 17, 1876. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Clara Miller.
Otto Frank Miller
Otto Frank Miller of Old Woodville, Marshall County, Oklahoma United States was born circa May 29, 1905 in Kentucky Town, Grayson County, TX to James William Miller and L. Cordelia (Hensley) Miller. He had siblings Thelma Irene Miller, Hugh L. Miller, and Elinor Miller. Otto Miller died at age 20 years old on April 7, 1926 in Old Woodville, Marshall County, OK, and was buried on April 13, 1926 at Cannon Cemetery in Van Alstyne, TX.
Ray Miller
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Agatha Mary Clarissa (Miller) Mallowan was born on September 15, 1890 in Torquay England to Frederick Alvah Miller and Clarissa Margaret Miller (Boehmer), and had siblings Margaret Frary Miller and Louis Montant Miller. She married Archibald Christie in 1914 and they later divorced in 1928. She had a child Rosalind Margaret Clarissa Christie Hicks. Agatha Mallowan died at age 85 years old on January 12, 1976 in Winterbrook House, Oxfordshire. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller Christie.
Jenniemae (Halsall) Miller of Long Branch, Monmouth County, NJ was born on June 22, 1923, and died at age 63 years old in December 1986.
Florence Isabell (Miller) Franks
Florence Isabell (Miller) Franks was born on August 22, 1876 at Columbus, MS, and died at age 67 years old in 1943 at Columbus, MS. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Florence Isabell (Miller) Franks.
Melba Sue Taylor
Melba Sue (Miller) Taylor was born on November 1, 1954 in Coolidge, Pinal County, Arizona United States to Roy Mack Miller and Ruth Earl Davis Miller. Melba Taylor was in a relationship with Jimmy Ray Sain. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Melba Sue Taylor.
Kyleigh Renee Miller was born on December 9, 2003 at Texas. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Kyleigh Renee Miller.
Beverly Fox
Beverly (Fox) Fox-Miller of Lakeland, Polk County, Florida United States was born on March 30, 1962 in Newport, Cocke County, TN to Burnett G Fox and Wanda Faye Fox. Beverly Fox-Miller has siblings Gary D. Fox and Joe Cash Fox. She married Burl Clarence Hixon on June 28, 1980 in Morristown, Hamblen County and they later divorced in Morristown. They had a child Keith Daniel Hixon. Beverly's partner was Micheal Anthony Baker.
Ann Miller
Ann Miller Born April 12, 1923 in Chireno, Texas, USA Died January 22, 2004 in Los Angeles, California, USA (lung cancer) Birth Name Johnnie Lucille Ann Collier Nickname Annie Height 5' 7" Ann Miller was born Johnnie Lucille Ann Collier on April 12, 1923 in Chireno, Texas. She lived there until she was nine, when her mother left her philandering father and moved with Ann to Los Angeles, California. Even at that young age, she had to support her mother, who was hearing-impaired and unable to hold a job. After taking tap-dancing lessons, she got jobs dancing in various Hollywood nightclubs while being home-schooled. Then, in 1937, RKO asked her to sign on as a contract player, but only if she could prove she was 18. Though she was really barely 14, she managed to get hold of a fake birth certificate, and so was signed on, playing dancers and ingénues in such films as Stage Door (1937), You Can't Take It with You (1938), Room Service (1938) and Too Many Girls (1940). In 1939, she appeared on Broadway in "George White's Scandals" and was a smash, staying on for two years. Eventually, RKO released her from her contract, but Columbia Pictures snapped her up to appear in such World War II morale boosters as True to the Army (1942) and Reveille with Beverly (1943). When she decided to get married, Columbia released her from her contract. The marriage was sadly unhappy and she was divorced in two years. This time, MGM picked her up, showcasing her in such films as Easter Parade (1948), On the Town (1949) and Kiss Me Kate (1953). In the mid-1950's, she asked to leave to marry again, and her request was granted. This marriage didn't last long, either, nor did a third. Ann then threw herself into work, appearing on television, in nightclubs and on the stage. She was a smash as the last actress to headline the Broadway production of "Mame" in 1969 and 1970, and an even bigger smash in "Sugar Babies" in 1979, which she played for nine years, on Broadway and on tour. She also appeared in the Paper Mill Playhouse production of Stephen Sondheim's "Follies" in 1998, in which she sang the song "I'm Still Here", a perfect way to sum up the life and career of Ann Miller. On January 22, 2004, Ann Miller died at age 80 of lung cancer and was buried at the Holy Cross Cemetary in Culver City, California. Spouse (3) Arthur Cameron (25 May 1961 - 10 May 1962) ( annulled) William Moss (22 August 1958 - 11 May 1961) ( divorced) Reese Llewellyn Milner (16 February 1946 - 28 January 1948) ( divorced) ( 1 child) She made herself four years older, when she began working in Hollywood. She became an excellent tap dancer after her mother told her while watching Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935) starring Eleanor Powell if she would practice a little with that same quality. When she was in her early teens, she was advised to pretend she was 18 in order to get a job in the movies. Her father wanted a boy, so Ann was named Johnnie Lucille Collier, and she later went by Lucille. In 1937, in order to keep her contract with RKO Pictures, she got a fake birth certificate, which said she was Lucille Ann Collier, born on April 12, 1919 in Chireno, Texas. Famous for her big hair in the later years of her career. Discovered by Lucille Ball while doing a show at a nightclub in San Francisco, California. Lucille Ball helped her career immensely. Refusing to do movies for years because she disliked nudity and sex, she finally relented and returned to films after nearly four decades with David Lynch's Mulholland Drive (2001), which contained nudity and explicit sex. At the end of her MGM contract, she flew overseas to Morocco to entertain on the Timex TV Hour for Bob Hope. She sang and danced "Too Darn Hot" in 120-degree heat, entertaining 5000 soldiers. In her tap shoes, she claimed to be able to dance at 500 taps per minute. Her tap shoes were called Moe and Joe and were exhibited in the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. On an interview on Turner Classic Movies, she told a story about how each time she needed to dress for a dance on screen, the tops of her stockings needed to be sewn to the costume she was wearing. This was a tedious process and needed to be repeated each time there was a run, etc. One day, she suggested to the man supplying the stockings that he add a top to the stockings so they could be worn as one piece... and that's how pantyhose was born. Inducted into the International Tap Dance Hall of Fame in 2004. On her tax returns, she listed her occupation as "Star Lady". She donated a pair of her gold colored tap shoes to the National Museum of American History in the Smithsonian Institute. Nominated for the 1980 Tony Award (New York City) for Best Actress in a Musical for "Sugar Babies". During an interview with Robert Osborne for Turner Classic Movies, Ann Miller said that when she was 9 months pregnant with Reese Milner's child, he got drunk one night, beat Ann up and threw her down a flight of stairs. Ann broke her back and had to give birth with a broken back. Had to audition for Easter Parade (1948) in a steel back brace after breaking her back. Was very good friends with: Linda Darnell, Rita Hayworth, Lucille Ball, Ginger Rogers, Kathryn Grayson, Marie MacDonald and Linda Cristal. At just 15-years-old, she played the wife of Dub Taylor - who was 16 years her senior - in You Can't Take It with You (1938). She was buried next to her miscarried daughter, which reads "Beloved Baby Daughter Mary Milner November 12, 1946". She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6914 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on February 8, 1960. She was awarded a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars on January 10, 1998. Personal Quotes " I have worked like a dog all my life, honey. Dancing, as Fred Astaire said, is next to ditch-digging. You sweat and you slave and the audience doesn't think you have a brain in your head." [Fred Astaire] was a perfectionist. At rehearsal when you thought you'd got it perfect he would say, "Go on, Annie, just one more time!" What I wouldn't give to do it just one more time. At MGM, I always played the second feminine lead. I was never the star in films. I was the brassy, goodhearted showgirl. I never really had my big moment on the screen. Broadway gave me the stardom that my soul kind of yearned for.
Arthur Miller
Arthur Miller of Roxbury, Litchfield County, CT was born on October 17, 1915. He was married to Marilyn Monroe in 1956 and they later divorced in 1961. Arthur Miller died at age 89 years old on February 10, 2005.
Patricia Ann (Phillips) Miller
Patricia Joy (Phillips) Miller was born in Tennessee United States, and died in Concord, Cabarrus County, NC.
John Clinton Miller
John Clinton Miller of Grayson County, Texas United States was born on September 6, 1876 in Albany, Clinton County, KY to Jacob Warren Miller. He had siblings James William Miller, Esther Miller, Dr. Edward Clarence Miller, and Jacob Almorine Miller. He was in a relationship with Bloomer Victory (Dunn) Miller, and had children Maudie Miller, Lorene Miller, Lizzie Miller, Beluah Miller, Willie Bell Miller, and John R. Miller. John Miller died at age 38 years old on January 17, 1915 in Whitewright, Grayson County, TX, and was buried in 1915 at Cannon Cemetery in Van Alstyne.

Miller Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a Miller family member is 73.0 years old according to our database of 427,947 people with the last name Miller that have a birth and death date listed.

Life Expectancy

73.0 years

Oldest Millers

These are the longest-lived members of the Miller family on AncientFaces.

Cynthia Miller was born on April 9, 1841, and died at age 124 years old in July 1965. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Cynthia Miller.
124 years
Raymond Miller of Lancaster, Lancaster County, PA was born on January 8, 1853, and died at age 124 years old in July 1977.
124 years
Pearl Miller of Newark, Essex County, NJ was born on March 23, 1866, and died at age 120 years old in November 1986.
120 years
Ella Miller of Versailles, Woodford County, KY was born on December 6, 1884, and died at age 115 years old on November 21, 2000.
115 years
Ronald Miller was born on April 29, 1863, and died at age 115 years old in August 1978. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Ronald Miller.
115 years
Daniel Miller of Salem, Rockingham County, NH was born on October 28, 1867, and died at age 114 years old in March 1982.
114 years
Raymond Miller was born on June 12, 1862, and died at age 114 years old in March 1977. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Raymond Miller.
114 years
Dennis Miller was born on March 22, 1864, and died at age 114 years old in November 1978. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Dennis Miller.
114 years
Patrick Miller of Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas was born on December 31, 1867, and died at age 112 years old in December 1980.
112 years
Perry Miller was born on September 14, 1850, and died at age 111 years old in February 1962. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Perry Miller.
111 years
Elinor H Miller of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, KS was born on November 5, 1878, and died at age 110 years old on May 8, 1989.
110 years
Myrtle Miller of Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County, CA was born on July 30, 1893, and died at age 110 years old on January 5, 2004.
110 years
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Confederate Shortbread

Wheat flour was quite scarce in the South during the Civil War so
soldiers baked bread from available ingredients such as white cornmeal. Try to
find white cornmeal to make this a bit more authentically Confederate. Although
this recipe uses baking powder to make the cornbread fluffier, Confederate
soldiers did not have baking powder.

1 Tbsp. butter
2 cups white cornmeal (not self-rising)
2 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. salt
2 large eggs
2 cups milk
1/4 cup canola oil

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Grease a 9-inch square baking pan or dish
with butter. Combine the cornmeal, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.

In a small bowl whip the eggs with a fork and combine with the milk and oil.
Stirring only until all the dry ingredients are wet, add the wet ingredients to
the dry ingredients and then pour the batter into the prepared baking pan. Bake
for 20 - 25 minutes or until the top is lightly browned.
Navy Bean Soup

Soak the beans overnight or for at least 8-12 hours before beginning the recipe.
Cook in cast iron for better flavor and an authentic re-enactment.

1 cup (8 oz.) dried navy beans
5 cups water
1/2 lb. salt pork or slab bacon
2 large carrots, sliced
1 large onion, chopped
1 large potato, unpeeled, but cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper

Wash the beans in a colander and pick out and discard any discolored
ones or pieces of dirt.Place the beans in a large stock pot or Dutch
oven covered with water at least 2 inches above the beans and allow to soak
overnight. Drain the beans. Add 5 cups water, salt pork, carrots and onions to
the beans.

Stir the mixture. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce the heat to a simmer
and simmer the beans at least 45 minutes or until the beans are tender. Add the
chopped potatoes salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Cover and cook about 15 more
minutes or until the potatoes are fork tender.
Sausage & Apples

1 lb. ground sausage
1/4 cup butter
3 apples
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 Tbsp. ground cinnamon

This old Virginia dish is easy and delicious. Start with about a pound of
sausage meat. Form into patties and fry lightly in a pan until just browned.
Remove the sausage, pour out the fat (not in the fire) and melt some butter in
the pan, enough to barely cover the bottom. Core and slice three apples to a
thickness of about 1/4 inch and place in pan setting it over a low heat. When
apples have softened slightly add a half cup of brown sugar and a Tbsp. of
ground cinnamon. As soon as the sugar has mixed with the butter and formed a
thick syrup add back the sausage and cook for another 10 minutes or so.
Hard Tack

This staple hard cracker like bread made of flour and water must be
dipped into milk, tea, hot chocolate before eating as it is so hard you could
break your teeth eating it dry!

Butter for greasing the baking pan
5 cups all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1 Tbsp. salt
1 2/3 cups water

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Grease the baking sheet. In a medium sized
bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, and water. Stir the mixture with a
wooden spoon. With freshly washed hands, squeeze the flour mixture with your
fingers, this will be a very stiff dough. Flatten the dough to about 1/2 inch
into a large rectangle. Using a knife, lightly trace lines into the dough to
divide the pieces into 3 X 3" square pieces.

Use a toothpick to p**** holes across the entire surface in neat rows
3/4 of an inch apart. Be sure the holes go all the way through the dough to the
baking sheet. Bake the dough about 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Allow to
cool 10 minutes. Remove the hardtack from the baking sheet with a metal spatula.

Makes about 9 hard crackers.
Onions & Apples

1 qt. water
1/2 lb. salt pork
4 apples(use the tart green ones)
2 large onions

Cook diced salt pork in a heavy iron skillet until crisp, and set aside the salt
pork. Core the apples and slice into thin rings. Slice onions into thin rings
also, fry in salt pork fat until brown. Add 1 qt. of water and cook until apples
and onions are tender (about five minutes and add water, as needed). When tender
add in the salt pork, and season to taste. This is an easy dish to prepare in
the field.
Johnnycakes

Johnnycakes were popular particularly in the Northeast but eaten across the
United States since the 1600's. The recipe is very simple and fun to make.

1 cup water
1 1/2 cups ground yellow cornmeal
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup milk
2 Tbsp. butter
syrup, molasses, or preserves for topping

Bring 1 cup of water to boil in a medium saucepan. Combine the cornmeal, salt,
boiled water, and milk in a medium bowl. Stir well. Melt the 2 Tbsp. of butter
in a skillet or a cast iron griddle over medium heat. Pour 1 Tbsp. of batter
into the skillet, pancake style to cook. Cook for 4 - 5 minutes on each side
until edges are lacy and lightly browned using a spatula to turn. Serve hot with
molasses, maple syrup and butter.
Washington Pie

Two layers of fluffy butter cake with a layer of jam in-between and
coated with confectioners' sugar.

1/3 cup butter
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs, beaten
1 3/4 cups sifted cake flour
1 3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla
Raspberry or apricot jam
Confectioners' sugar

First cream butter until light. Then beat in sugar gradually. Add eggs, well
beaten. Combine sifted cake flour with baking powder and salt, and sift again.
Combine vanilla and milk. Adddry ingredients and milk to first mixture
alternately. Turn into two 8-inch greased layer-cake tins and bake in moderately
hot oven (375 degrees F.) about twenty-five minutes. When cold put together with
jam and dust with powdered sugar.

And notice this smart trick: Lay your wire cake-cooling rack lightly on the top
before giving the heavy sifting of powdered sugar. When you lift the rack off,
the cake surface is marked into powdered sugar squares, with the golden crust of
cake showing between.
Gingerbread

Gift boxes sent to Union soldiers from home might contain the
traditional gingerbread along with items such as socks, soap, and other foods.


1 Tbsp. butter
2 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 cup butter
1 1/4 cups molasses
1 large egg
1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp. ground allspice
1 cup very hot water

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9-inch square baking dish or pan
with the butter. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, soda and spices, and
cut in softened butter to the flour mixture with a fork. Combine molasses, egg
and water in a small mixing bowl. Add the liquid ingredients to the dry
ingredients and stir well. Pour the batter into a baking pan and bake 35 - 40
minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Makes 9 servings.
Fried Apples

Tart apples cooked with butter and sugar make a wonderful side dish or dessert.

5 tart cooking apples such as Granny Smith, MacIntosh, Golden
Delicious, or other
4 Tbsp. or more of butter
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg

Wash, core and slice the apples into 12 - 16 narrow wedges, do not peel.

Melt the butter in a skillet or cast iron pan and add the apples. Cover the
skillet and cook the apples 5 minutes over medium low heat. Stirring
continuously, add the brown sugar and the nutmeg. Stir well. Continue cooking
the apples covered for 10-12 minutes or until the apples are tender, check every
few minutes while cooking. Add additional butter or water if needed to prevent
the apples from sticking.
Ginger Cakes

These crisp, sugar-coated cookies are sure to please your sweet tooth.

3/4 cups shortening
1 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg, beaten
1/4 cup molasses
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground ginger
2 cups all-purpose flour

Combine cream shortening and sugar. Add the egg and molasses and mix
well. Sift together the dry ingredients and add to the shortening
mixture. Mix until combined. Roll into walnut-sized balls and roll in
sugar. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 7 - 10 minutes.
Blackberry Tea

Blackberry leaves, dried and crumbled
water, boiling

Pick the blackberry leaves and dry them. When you want to make tea, just crumble a couple of teaspoons of leaves to one cup of boiling water. Steep for 5 - 10 minutes, then enjoy.
Relaxing Tea Blend

This blend will help you relax after a long day.

1/4 cup dried spearmint
1 cup dried lemon balm
1/4 cup dried lemon grass
1/2 cup dried catnip
3/4 cup dried chamomile flowers
2 Tbsp. dried lavender flowers

Combine the herbs and store in an air tight container in a dark cool
location. Make tea using 2 tsp. of herb blend for each cup.
Coca-Cola Marshmallow Cake

2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups granulated sugar
1 1/2 cups mini marshmallows
2 sticks unsalted butter
3 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup Coca-Cola
2 large eggs, slightly beaten
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 tsp. baking soda

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.

Grease 13 x 9 x 2 rectangular baking dish or pan.

Sift the flour and sugar into a large bowl and add the marshmallows.

Heat the butter, cocoa, and Coke in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and pour over flour, sugar, and marshmallows.

Stir in the beaten eggs and vanilla.

Combine baking soda and buttermilk in a small bowl. This combination should fizz and expand a little, so make sure you allow for this. Let sit for about 20 - 30 seconds.

Add buttermilk to the other ingredients and stir to combine.

Pour into a greased baking dish or pan and bake for 35 - 45 minutes or until inserted toothpick is clean.

Frosting:

1 stick of unsalted butter
2 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa
6 Tbsp. Coca-Cola
4 cups confectioners' sugar
1 cup pecans, chopped (optional)

In a medium-sized saucepan, bring butter, cocoa, and Coka-Cola to a slight boil. Remove from heat and stir in confectioners' sugar and pecans, if using.

Spread the frosting over the hot cake (really you just pour it over the cake while it's still hot). Allow the icing to soften so that you can spread it entirely over the cake, if needed. Allow cake to cool before cutting.
Fried Sweet Potato Pies

1 1/2 lb. sweet potatoes
1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
Salt and pepper
2 cups all-purpose flour
Pinch of salt
2 tsp. sugar
3/4 cup solid vegetable shortening
3 to 4 tbs. ice water
Vegetable oil for frying
1 egg yolk
1/4 cup 100% Pure Cane Syrup
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
Splash of bourbon
1 cup powdered sugar
2 - 3 Tbsp. milk

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Toss the sweet potatoes with the oil, salt and pepper. Place the potatoes on a baking sheet and place in
the oven.

Roast the potatoes until tender, about 1 1/2 hr. Remove the
potatoes from the oven and cool completely.

In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, salt, and sugar. Add the shortening and work it in with your hands until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add the water, 1 Tbsp. at a time, and work it in with your hands. Add only as much as you need for a smooth ball of dough. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 min.

Preheat the oil. Remove the dough from the refrigerator and place it on a lightly floured surface. Roll out the dough on the floured surface into a rectangle about 24 by 8 inches and 1/8-inch thick.

Using a sharp knife, cut 12 4-in. squares. Remove the skin from the potatoes and place the potatoes in a mixing bowl.

Add the egg yolk, cane syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg and bourbon. Mix well. Place about 1/4 cup of the filling in the center of each pastry square. Bring one corner of the pastry to the other, forming a triangle. Using the tines of a fork, crimp the edges of the triangle and seal completely.

When the oil has reached 360 degrees F., carefully lay a couple of the pies in the hot oil, fry until golden brown, stirring occasionally for over all browning, about 3 - 4 min. Remove the pies from the oil and drain on a paper lined plate. Sprinkle the hot pies with the sugar. Repeat the process until all of the pies are fried. In a mixing bowl, stir the powdered sugar, milk and a splash of bourbon
together. Mix until smooth. Drizzle the frosting over the hot pies and serve immediately.

Makes 1 dozen.
Fried Corn

6 ears corn
2 Tbsp. fresh bacon drippings or butter
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. black pepper

Slice the corn from the cob. Scrape the cob downward to get any remaining corn left near the cob. Heat a heavy skillet and add the bacon fat or butter. When hot, add corn and cook for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring often. Sprinkle with the salt, sugar, and pepper. Serve hot.

Makes 4 - 5 servings.

Note: To make more, double measurements of ingredients.
Foolproof Coffee Can Bread

3 cups flour
1 pkg. dry yeast
1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup cooking oil
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp. salt
2 lg. eggs

Sift together flour and yeast. Heat milk, oil, water, sugar, salt until warm. Using electric mixer, add liquid to dry ingredients, then add eggs. Blend with mixer until smooth (1 min.). Pour into well-greased 1 lb. coffee cans. Cover with lids and let rise to 1/2 inch from top of can. Remove lid and bake for 30 min. at 375 degree F. oven. Cool bread for 15 min. before removing from cans. Freezes well.
Extra-Moist Banana Bread

3 cups flour
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. ginger
1 tsp. nutmeg
2 cups sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 cup nuts, walnuts or pecans (optional)
3 lg. eggs
1 1/2 cups canola oil
1 (8 oz.) can crushed pineapple, undrained
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups mashed bananas

Sift dry ingredients, add remaining ingredients. Stir with a wooden spoon only until well blended. Pour into two greased loaf pans and bake at 350 degrees F. for 60 - 80 min.
Everyday Fried Fruit Pies

1 can of refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
1 can cherry pie filling (or apple)
1 - 2 tsp. lemon juice
1/2 - 1 tsp. almond extract
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup powdered sugar, sifted

Leave biscuits out until room temperature. Roll each biscuit to a very flat consistency. Mix the cherry filling, lemon juice, and almond extract together. Spoon the filling onto each of the biscuits.

Fold each biscuit over and mash edges with a fork. This will form a semi-circle. Fry in pan with a little butter or margarine. Top the fried pies with a glaze made out of the butter, milk and powdered sugar.
English Muffin Coffee Can Bread

Like English muffins, slices of this bread must be toasted to taste right. Bake this in greased, metal coffee cans coated with cornmeal, which add to the English muffin appearance.

3 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/4 tsp. active dry yeast
1/2 Tbsp. granulated sugar
1 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. baking powder
1 cup warm milk
1/4 cup water

Place ingredients in the bread machine pan in the order suggested by the manufacturer.

Select the dough cycle.

Divide dough into two unequal parts, and shape into loaves. Place in one 9 x 5-in. loaf pan and one 7 x 3-in. loaf pan; non-stick pans are preferable, but greased and floured normal pans will suffice. Cover, and allow to raise until doubled in size.

Bake at 400 degrees F. for about 15 min. Bake longer for a more browned and chewier crust.

Makes 2 loaves.
Hush Puppies

6 level Tbsp. cornmeal
4 level Tbsp. flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1 Egg
1 green onion
1 sprig parsley
1 cup buttermilk

Combine ingredients. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls into hot deep fat. Fry until golden brown.
Doughnuts

2 cups warm water
1 1/3 oz. yeast
1/2 cup sugar
2/3 Tbsp. salt
1/2 cup butter
1 lg. egg
1/2 cup dry milk
6 cups plain flour

Glaze:
4 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup water
1 Tbsp. vanilla extract

Cream butter and sugar, sifted flour and salt. Put yeast and soft butter in mixing bowl. Add water and eggs.

Mix dry milk and flour. Add to first mixture. Mix well. Turn dough out into lightly greased bowl and let rise in warm place until double in bulk.

Punch down and roll out 1/2-inch thick; cut with doughnut cutter. Let rise until double in size.

Fry in deep fat. Drain on paper. Dip into glaze.
Crust For Fried Pies

3 cup self-rising flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup Crisco

Mix the above well. Add enough buttermilk to mix, then put on a floured board or wax paper and knead, then roll out for your fried pies. This recipe makes a lot of fried pies. (Add any kind of prepared fruit to your crust.) Fry pies in hot grease.

Note: If regular flour is used, add 2 tsp. baking powder.
Creamy Peach Coffee Cake

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup cold butter
3/4 cup sour cream
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 lg. egg
1 tsp. almond extract

FILLING:
1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup sugar
1 lg. egg
3/4 cup peach preserves
1/2 cup sliced almonds

In a bowl, combine the flour and sugar; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside 1 cup for topping. To the remaining crumb mixture, add the sour cream, baking powder, baking soda, egg and extract; beat until blended. Press onto the bottom and 2 in. up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan.

In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, sugar and egg. Spoon into prepared crust. Top with preserves. Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture; top with almonds. Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 45 - 50 minutes or until filling is set and crust is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack for 15 min. Carefully run a knife around edge of the pan to loosen; remove sides of pan. Cool for 1-1/2 hours before slicing. Store in the refrigerator.

Makes 12 - 14 servings.
Creamed Corn with Bacon

6 ears fresh corn
4 slices bacon, chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
3/4 cup milk
1 (8 oz.) container soft cream cheese with chives and onion

Cut kernels from cob. In skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet and drain on paper towels. Reserve one Tbsp. bacon drippings in skillet. Add corn and red peppers to the bacon drippings. Stir in milk. Cook and stir for 6 - 8 min., or until corn is done. Stir in cream cheese, cook and stir 2 - 3 min., until cheese melts. Stir in bacon pieces and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Creamsicle Cheesecake

1 graham cracker crust
16 oz. cream cheese, softened
1- 6 oz. can frozen orange juice concentrate
1 can Eagle Brand Milk
10 oz. Cool Whip

Mix cream cheese, milk and orange juice with mixer. Fold in cool whip. Pour into crust and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
Cowboy Hats

6 - 8 slices of bologna, fried (do not cut around edges as you want the bologna to curl up like the brim of a cowboy hat)
Mashed potatoes
1 lg. bottle barbecue sauce, your choice of flavor

Make mashed potatoes (enough for at least 8 servings).

Pour bottle of barbecue sauce in a saucepan and heat on stove. Make sure not to scorch.

Fry up bologna in a skillet until brown with edges curled up forming a cup.

With a large spoon or ice cream scoop (which is even better), scoop a scoop of potatoes onto each slice of fried bologna. With spoon, form a well in the center of each scoop of mashed potatoes. With a spoon fill well of mashed potatoes with barbecue sauce.

Note: Great served with green beans, corn, and rolls or cornbread. Yummy!
Cowboy Baked Beans

1 lb. lean ground beef
1 cup sliced green onions with green tops (about 6 whole)
1 sm. green pepper, diced
2 16 oz. cans pork and beans
1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
4 Tbsp. molasses
1 tsp. dry mustard
2 tsp. Worcestershire Sauce
1/4 cup ketchup
1/4 cup barbeque sauce
Ground Pepper and salt, to taste

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

In a skillet over medium-high heat, brown ground beef, breaking up bits of meat into small pieces. Remove and add to a lg. mixing bowl. Add canola oil to the skillet and add the onion and green pepper. Sauté over med. heat until green pepper begins to brown and is tender (about 5 min. or so). Add vegetables to the lg. bowl.

Next, add both cans of beans (with the chunks of fat removed from the beans), brown sugar, molasses, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, barbecue sauce, salt and pepper. Stir well.

Spray a medium-sized casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray. Transfer mixture to casserole and bake uncovered for one hr.

Makes 6 servings.
Cocoa Mayonnaise Cake

1 3/4 cup flour
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup cocoa
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 tsp. backing soda
1/8 tsp. salt
1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup warm water
2 tsp. vanilla extract

Mix all ingredients together. Pour into cake pan. Bake at 350 deg. F. for 45 -50 min. Cool and frost or eat plain.
Cinnamon-Laced Sour Cream Pound Cake

1/2 cup chopped pecans
2 Tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
2 lg. eggs
2 cups sifted cake flour (not regular flour)
1 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1 (8 oz.) carton sour cream

Combine pecans, 2 Tbsp sugar, and cinnamon, stirring well. Set aside.

Cream butter, gradually add 2 cups sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.

Combine flour, baking powder, and salt, add to creamed mixture, mixing just until blended. Stir in vanilla. Gently fold sour cream into batter.

Pour half of batter into a greased and floured 10-in. Bundt pan. Sprinkle half of the pecan mixture over batter. Repeat procedure. Bake at 350 degrees for 55 - 60 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes, remove from pan, and let cool completely on wire rack.
Cinnamon Nut Bread

1 box yellow pudding cake mix
1 tsp. almond extract
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Prepare cake mix according to package directions, but add the almond and vanilla extracts. Grease and flour two loaf pans. Mix together the sugar, cinnamon and nuts. Pour half of cake mix into prepared loaf pans. Sprinkle some of the sugar, cinnamon and nut mixture on top; then pour on the remaining cake mix. Sprinkle remaining cinnamon, sugar and nut mix on top of cake. Swirl through the cake mix with a knife. Bake according to pkg. directions.
Cinnamon Apple Bundt Cake

1 (18 oz.) pkg. yellow cake mix
1 (3 3/4 oz.) pkg. instant vanilla pudding
1/3 cup canola oil
1 can apple pie slices, drained thoroughly
1 cup water
4 lg. eggs
1/2 cup finally chopped pecans or walnuts
1/4 cup Domino sugar and cinnamon

Wipe a 10-in. Bundt pan well with shortening or oil. Sprinkle with nuts. Set aside.
Combine cake mix, 1/3 cup canola or peanut oil, pudding mix, water, and eggs, beating for two min. at med. speed.

Pour 1/3 batter into prepared pan, sprinkle two Tbsp. sugar and cinnamon over batter. Spread half of the can of apples. Pour 1/3 more of the batter into pan. Sprinkle two Tbsp. sugar and cinnamon over batter. Spread the second half of the apples. Cover with the remaining batter.

Bake at 350 degrees F. for 50 - 60 min. until cake tests done when toothpick inserted in center. Cool 25 min. on a rack then remove cake from pan and cool completely.

Note: Two cups fresh pared apples, diced, dusted with flour may be substituted for the canned apples.
Chocolate Fudge

2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1/4 cup cocoa
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 cups quick oats

Boil sugar, milk, butter and cocoa 6 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, add vanilla extract and peanut butter and mix well. Stir in oats and mix thoroughly. Pour into a buttered 8-inch pan and let cool. Cut into squares.
Christmas Nut Loaf

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 (15 - 18 oz.) bottle maraschino cherries, drained
2 lb. dates
2 lb. walnuts
1 lb. Brazil nuts
5 lg. eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Sift dry ingredients together. Add fruit and nuts. Mix well until well coated with flour. Beat eggs and stir in vanilla extract. Mix into flour and nut mixture. Spoon into 3 greased loaf pans and bake at 325 degrees F. for one hr.
Chocolate Walnut Tart

Pastry for single-crust pie (9-in.)
1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
1 cup (6 oz.) semisweet chocolate chips
3 lg. eggs
3/4 cup dark corn syrup
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Press pastry onto the bottom and up the sides of an ungreased 9-in. fluted tart pan with removable bottom; trim edges. Sprinkle walnuts and chocolate chips into crust.

In a sm. bowl, combine the eggs, corn syrup, brown sugar, butter and vanilla. Pour into crust.

Bake at 350 degrees F. for 25 - 30 min. or until top is bubbly and crust is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate leftovers.

Makes 12 servings.
Chocolate Fried Pies #2

Pie Crust:

2 cups flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup water

Chocolate Mix:

1 1/2 cups sugar
3/4 cup cocoa
1/4 cup milk

Mix all Chocolate Mix ingredients together into a creamy sauce. Make pie crust by cutting shortening into flour with salt. Add water to make into a ball. Pinch off 1/2-inch ball and roll out flat. Spread chocolate sauce over 1 side and turn the other side over it. Mash together with fork. Fry in deep shortening until brown on 1 side,
then turn and brown on other side. Drain on paper towels.

Makes about 12 pies.
Chocolate Fried Pies #1

1/4 cup flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla
2 Tbs. butter
2 cups Bisquick mix
1/3 cup milk

Combine sugar, flour, salt and, cocoa in a saucepan. Add 1/2 cup milk, vanilla, and butter. Cook over medium heat until it begins to bubble. Cook for 1 - 2 minutes longer or until thickened. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Let cool. Combine Bisquick and 1/3 cup milk. Roll pastry dough as thin as possible, on a floured surface. Cut into 5
inch circles. Moisten edges with water. Put 1 or 1 1/2 Tbsp. of filling in center of circle. Fold over, press edges together with tines of fork dipped in flour. Heat about 1 in. of oil in a skillet to medium heat. Place 2 pies at a time in heated oil and cook until golden brown on one side. Turn (only once) and brown on other side.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired. Pies may also be cooked in a deep fryer. Drain on paper towels.
Chocolate Bread

1 pkg. active dry yeast
1/2 cup warm milk (105 to 115 degrees F.)
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour, divided
3 Tbsp. granulated sugar
3 Tbsp. cocoa
1 tsp. salt
1 lg. egg, beaten
1 tsp. shortening, melted
1 cup pecans, chopped
1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
Canola oil

Dissolve yeast in warm milk; let stand 5 min. Sift together 1 1/2 cups flour, sugar, cocoa, and salt; set aside. Combine dissolved yeast, egg, shortening, pecans, and vanilla extract; mix well.

Gradually add flour mixture to make a soft dough . Turn dough out onto a surface sprinkled with remaining 1/2 cup flour; kneadÿ10 min. or until smooth and elastic. Place in a well-greased bowl, turning to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place (85
degrees F.), free from drafts for 1 hr. or until doubled in bulk. Punch dough down; turn out onto a floured surface, and shape into a loaf.

Place in a greased 7-1/2 x 3 x 2-inch loaf-pan. Brush top with oil; cover and repeat rising procedure 1 hr. Bake at 375 degrees F. for 40 min. or until loaf sounds hollow when tapped. Remove bread from pan immediately; cool on wire rack.

Makes 12 servings.
Chess Pie (with Variations)

2 cups Sugar
1 Tbsp. Corn Meal
1 Tbsp. All-Purpose Flour
1/2 tsp. Salt
4 lg. Eggs, beaten
1/4 cup Butter, salted
1/4 cup Milk
1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
1 9-inch unbaked pie shell

Mix together sugar, cornmeal, flour and salt gently. Do not overbeat eggs. Pour
into an unbaked pie shell and bake at 350 degree F. for 40 to 50 minutes or
until it doesn't shake and appears solid. You may have to cut the temperature
down to 325 degrees F.

For Lemon Chess Pie: Omit vanilla and add 1/4 cup lemon juice to above recipe.

For Pineapple Chess Pie: Add 1 small can pineapple (drained) to above recipe.

For Coconut Chess Pie: Add 1 1/3 cups shredded coconut to above recipe.

For Chocolate Chess Pie: Add 3 Tbsp. Cocoa to above recipe.

For Polka Dot Chess Pie: Add 1 tsp. grated lemon peel, 1 tsp. lemon juice, 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts and 1 cup raisins.

For Buttermilk Chess Pie: Add 1 1/2 cups Buttermilk, 1 Tbsp. Lemon Juice, 1 tsp. finely grated Lemon Peel and 1/2 tsp. Ground Nutmeg.
Cherry Cracker Dream Pie

3 lg. egg whites
1 cup sugar
18 saltine crackers
3/4 cup chopped nuts, walnuts or pecans
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking powder
1 can cherry pie filling
1 pkg. whipped topping mix, prepared

Beat egg whites until stiff. Add sugar, baking powder and vanilla. Crush crackers with hands; mix crackers and nuts into egg white mixture. Pour into greased square 9-inch pan baking pan. Bake in pre-heated 350 degree F. oven 30 minutes. When cool, spread pie filling on top and spread whipped topping mix on pie filling.
Cowboy Biscuits

4 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
8 tsp. baking powder, sifted
2 Tbsp. sugar
1 1/2 tsp. salt
6 Tbsp. butter (softened to room temperature)
6 Tbsp. shortening
1 1/2 cups milk

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Sift flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt into a bowl. Cut in butter and shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in milk with a fork to form a soft dough. Turn onto a floured board and knead for 30 sec. Roll out to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut out biscuits and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 - 15 min. or until lightly browned. Great with honey butter.

Makes 20 servings.
Cherry Coffee Cake

1 yellow cake mix
1 cup flour
1 package yeast
2 eggs
3/4 cup water
1 can pie filling
5 Tbs. butter, softened

Divide the cake mix in half (about 2 cups is half of the mix). To the first half, stir in the flour, yeast, eggs and water. Stir until well combined. Pour into 2 greased round cake pans. Spread half the pie filling over the top of the batter in each pan.

To the other half of the cake mix, cut the butter in with a fork or pastry blender to make soft crumbs. Add the crumb topping to each cake. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 – 35 minutes. Serve the cake warm or cooled.

You can drizzle a simple icing over this. I forgot this part until after we’d eaten most of the cake.

For the icing:
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 Tbs. corn syrup
1 Tbs. water
Stir this together and drizzle over the cakes.
Cole Slaw

1 head cabbage, chopped fine
1 lg. carrot, peeled and chopped fine
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
2 or 3 Tbsp. mayonnaise or salad dressing

Mix all ingredients well until cabbage is completely coated. Salt and pepper to taste.
Buttermilk Waffles

Sift dry ingredients into large bowl:
1 1/2 cup sifted flour
1 Tbsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking powder

Mix and add the following:
2 lg. egg yolks, add to after beaten slightly:
1 1/2 cup buttermilk
6 Tbsp. melted butter

Add to dry ingredients and fold in stiffly beaten egg whites and bake in waffle iron.

Makes 3 large waffles.
Buttermilk Pastry for Fried Pies

3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. soda
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1/3 cup shortening
1 lg. egg
1 cup buttermilk

Combine flour, soda and baking powder. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Combine egg and buttermilk. Add to flour mixture. Knead until smooth. Makes enough pastry for about 1 1/2 dozen fried pies. Use a saucer to measure round circles of pastry. Fold in half after filling with favorite fruit. Pinch together to close. Fry in electric skillet for best results.
Butter Pecan Banana Bread

1 box butter pecan cake mix
2 - 3 med. bananas mashed
1 lg. egg
1/2 cup milk

Mix all ingredients until well moistened. You can add 1/2 cup chopped nuts at this time if you like. Pour into muffin liners or loaf pans that have been sprayed with Pam. Bake at 350 degrees F until tested done, about 25 min. Cool.

NOTE: This can be made in muffins or 2 loaves. It makes approximately 2 dozen medium size muffins.
Black Forest Cherry Bundt Cake

1 pkg. chocolate cake mix
1/4 cup canola oil
3 lg. eggs
One 21-oz. can Cherry Pie filling

Combine cake mix, pie filling, oil and eggs.
Beat well until smooth.

Pour into a greased and floured 12 cup Bundt pan.
Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F. oven for 45 minutes or until done.

Cool in pan for 25 minutes, then invert onto rack to finish cooling.

Decorate and serve with 1 can cherry pie filling and whipped cream or cool whip.

Cut the cake first before putting on the additional cherry pie filling and whipped cream.
Bologna Gravy

6 slices of good bologna
1/4 cup canola oil
Flour
1/2 glass milk
1/2 glass water
salt and pepper, to taste

Cut up all 6 pieces of bologna at the same time, in about 1-in. squares.

Heat up oil in pan and lightly brown Bologna.

Add flour to thicken the oil, it is really hard to say exactly how much flour, but enough to achieve what you consider to be a desired consistency of thickness for your gravy.

Add salt and pepper.

Mix the milk and water in together in the same container and slowly pour it into the pan, stirring constantly until you have gravy.

Serve over biscuits, with a couple of fried eggs on the side, and you got yourself one good breakfast.
Bourbon Pound Cake

1 lb. butter, softened
3 cups sugar
8 lg. eggs, separated
2/3 cup bourbon
2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 tsp. almond extract
3 cups self-rising flour
1/2 cup pecans or walnuts, chopped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 10-in. Bundt pan well, sprinkle with chopped nuts.

Cream butter and 2 cups sugar until light and fluffy. Add yolks one at a time, beating well after each.

Combine bourbon, vanilla and almond extract. Add alternately with flour to butter mixture until well mixed.

Beat egg whites with remaining cup sugar until stiff but not dry. Gently fold into batter.

Bake in prepared pan about 1 1/2 hr. Invert pan on wire rack to cool completely before removing cake. Serve thinly sliced.
Black Magic Cake

CAKE:
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cups cocoa powder
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
2 eggs
1 cups strong black coffee, cooled
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup canola oil
1 tsp. real vanilla extract

CHOCOLATE FROSTING:
1/2 cups margarine, softened
2 oz. melted unsweetened chocolate, cooled
3 cups powdered sugar
3 Tbsp. milk
2 tsp. real vanilla extract

Combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl or stand mixer. Add eggs, coffee, buttermilk, oil, and vanilla. Beat at medium speed for two minutes. Batter will be thin. Pour batter into a greased and floured 9 x 13-in. pan or two 9-in. cake pans. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 35 - 40 min. for a 9 x 13, or 30 - 35 min. for layer pans.

Combine frosting ingredients and mix with a hand or stand mixer. Spread frosting on cooled cakes.
Black Iron Skillet Pineapple Upside Down Cake

1/2 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar, packed
7 pineapple rings
7 cherries

Melt butter in a lg. iron skillet on low heat. Remove from heat and
sprinkle brown sugar evenly over entire surface. Place pineapple rings on the sugar and place a cherry in the center of each ring.

Sponge Cake Batter:
3 lg. egg yolks, well beaten
1 cup sugar
5 Tbsp. pineapple juice
1 cup flour
1 tsp. baking powder
3 lg. eggs whites, stiffly beaten

Add sugar and pineapple juice to egg yolks (well beaten) and mix well. Add flour and baking powder and mix well. Fold in egg whites (stiffly beaten). Pour batter into iron skillet with the pineapples and cherries. Bake at 325 degrees F. for 45 min. Remove skillet from oven and set on a wet towel. Take a butter knife and run it around the sides of the cake to loosen from pan. Let cake cool. Turn upside down onto cake plate. Let sit for a minute and gently lift skillet from the cake.
Black Forest Cherry Bundt Cake

1 pkg. chocolate cake mix
1/4 cup oil
3 lg. eggs
1 (21 oz.) can cherry pie filling

Combine cake mix, pie filling, oil and eggs. Beat well until smooth.

Pour into a greased and floured 12-cup Bundt pan.

Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F. oven for 45 min. or until done.

Cool in pan for 25 min., then invert onto rack to finish cooking.

Decorate and serve with one can cherry pie filling and whipped cream or cool whip.

Cut the cake first before putting on the additional cherry pie filling and whipped cream.
Betty Miller's Jumbo Stuffed Shells

1 box stuffed shells
1 container Ricotta cheese
Shredded mozzarella cheese
Parmesan cheese, grated
Dried parsley
1 lg. egg
2 jars spaghetti sauce

Boil shells until soft. Let them cool. Mix Ricotta cheese, egg, Parmesan cheese, and shredded mozzarella in large bowl (using enough of each ingredient to desired consistency for stuffing). Cover bottom of baking pan with 1 layer of spaghetti sauce.

Fill each shell with a spoonful of sauce and a spoonful of cheese mixture. Place in baking pan. When pan is full, cover all shells with sauce. Sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese on each shell followed by dried parsley. Bake at 350 degrees F. until Parmesan cheese is lightly browned (20 - 30 min.).
Beans and Sausage Delight

1 lb. Jimmy Dean Sausage, flavor of your choice
1 lb. Ground Chuck
2 cans Pork and Beans
1 med. Onion, diced
1 Green Bell Pepper, diced
1 can Refrigerated Biscuits

Crumble and brown sausage and ground chuck together. Add cans of pork and beans, onion and green bell pepper to browned meat mixture and mix thoroughly. Cover top with refrigerated biscuits and bake in oven according to directions on tube of biscuits till biscuits are done. Serve with mashed potatoes or fried potatoes and onions and other vegetables to your liking.
Bean Pot

2 med. onions, chopped
3 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 can tomato soup
1 tsp. mustard powder
1/2 cup molasses
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 lb. navy beans, dry
2 lb. bacon
Salt and pepper, to taste

Wash beans and check for gravels (discard any gravel or rocks that are found). Place beans in a crock pot. Fry bacon crisp. Crumble and add to beans. Add bacon drippings. Add remaining ingredients. Cook on low for 8 - 10 hr.
Bannock Cakes

1 cup water
1 cup cornmeal
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup milk
1 lg. egg
2 Tbsp. butter

Bring one cup of water to a boil. Mix the cornmeal and salt with a fork. Add the boiling water. Stir until smooth. Stir in the milk. Let the batter sit for five minutes. Beat in egg. Melt two tablespoons butter in
a heavy frying pan over medium heat. Drop the batter from a tablespoon to make little round cakes. Cook the cakes until golden (about two minutes). Turn each cake with a spatula and cook the other side about one minute. Place the finished cakes on a serving platter. May be served
either hot or cold.
Banana Walnut Bread

Bread:
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup walnuts, chopped or ground
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 ripe banana, mashed
3/4 cup applesauce
3/4 cup sugar
1 lg. egg
4 Tbsp. butter (half a stick), melted

Topping:
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
2 Tbsp. flour
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
2 Tbsp. butter, chilled

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a loaf pan.

In a large mixing bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups flour, walnuts, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.

In a medium mixing bowl, combine banana, applesauce, white sugar, egg, and melted butter. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and stir until flour mixture is just blended. Pour into loaf pan.

In a small bowl, mix brown sugar, 2 Tbsp. flour, and cinnamon. Using a fork or pastry blender, cut chilled butter into mixture until it looks like small crumbs. Spread evenly on top of bread dough.

Bake 35 - 45 minutes, checking doneness after 35 min. Note that your knife or toothpick will not come out perfectly clean, as there are some very moist spots in the cake. Just make sure not to burn the edges.

Makes 12 servings.
Banana Cream Pie

Cookie Crumb Crust:
1/3 cup butter, melted
1 1/4 cups vanilla wafers
dash of cinnamon

Roll cookies until fine. Mix with butter. Pat mixture evenly into a 9-inch pie plate. Chill before adding filling.

Cream Filling for Banana Cream Pie:
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup flour
Dash of salt
2 lg. egg yolks mixed with 3 to 4 Tbsp. corn starch

If you have a blender use it to mix the above ingredients. Then add slowly 3 cups warm milk.

Place over medium heat and stir constantly until thick. After the filling thickens continue stirring and cooking for another 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

Add 1 1/2 Tbsp. butter. Cool.

When cool, add 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract. Chill for several hours in refrigerator. Beat with a mixer to remove lumps.

Place a layer of bananas and a layer of filling alternately until shell is full. Use 3 to 4 bananas. Top with whipped cream or a meringue.

Serve chilled.
Banana Coffee Cake

1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
2 lg. eggs
1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 3 med.)
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda

TOPPING:
1 cup chopped pecans
2 Tbsp. granulated sugar
1 tsp. ground cinnamon

In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the bananas and vanilla extract. Combine flour, baking powder and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Combine topping ingredients; add half to batter. Transfer to a greased 13 x 9 x 2-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with the remaining topping. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 25 - 30 min. or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

Cool on a wire rack.
Baked Beans #2

1 lb. ground chuck (or ground sage sausage)
1/2 sm. green pepper, chopped
1 sm. onion, chopped
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tsp. mustard
3/4 cup ketchup
3 cans pork and beans

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Brown meat with green pepper and onion. Drain off excess fat. Drain off excess liquid from pork and beans and remove fat from the beans. Combine pork and beans, brown sugar, mustard and ketchup. Add meat mixture and stir well. Place in glass baking dish and bake for 45 min. in oven.
Baked Beans #1

2 cans pork and beans
1 Tbsp. syrup
1 med. onion, chopped and cooked in butter
3 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
ketchup, to taste
mustard, to taste

Mix all ingredients together in a glass baking dish. Bake at 300 degrees F. for at least one hr.
Bacon Country Gravy

2 Tbsp. bacon drippings
2 Tbsp. flour
1 cup water
1/4 tsp. pepper

Heat drippings and stir in flour until you have a smooth paste. Brown the flour. Add the water and stir until it thickens. Season with pepper.

Note: Bacon is salty so taste before adding salt.
Amish Strawberry Pie

1 baked 9-in. pie shell
1 Tbsp. confectioners sugar
3 oz. cream cheese
1 1/2 qt. whole strawberries, sliced
1 cup granulated sugar
2 Tbsp. white Karo syrup
1 cup water
3 Tbsp. dry strawberry gelatin
Pinch salt
3 Tbsp. cornstarch

Beat cream cheese with sugar. Spread carefully over bottom of baked pie shell. Arrange berries in shell. Cook all remaining ingredients except the gelatin powder over med. heat until thick. Add gelatin powder. Cool before pouring over berries.
Angel Biscuits

You do not need to let these rise before baking unless you have the time.

5 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1 pkg. yeast
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 cup butter or shortening
2 cups buttermilk
1/4 cup butter, melted

Mix dry ingredients, then cut in butter. Dissolve yeast in 2 Tbsp. warm water. To yeast, add the buttermilk. Mix in all ingredients, except butter, well. Sprinkle board with flour, knead a few times to make soft but not sticky dough; roll to 1/4 in., then cut with biscuit cutter. Dip in melted butter and fold over. Place close together. Let rise (optional). Bake at 400 degrees F. for
15 min.

Makes about 40 biscuits.
When I was 15 years old was the last time I seen my half sister Sharon. For many year I never try looking for her because I did not think she would ever want me in her life. Many years has passed by, I did not know how to look for her or my brother Harry. My son Michael bought me a dsi web browser. My orther son Shannon set my dsi web, so now I was able to lookup names address etc. After many lookup here and there I found my half brother Harry phone number and address, I was so happy that he was glad to her from me. We talk for along time on the phone. My half sister Sharon was also happy to talk to me on the phone. My sister Sharon and I talk on the phone alot and she is helping me with the Miller Family Tree. My sister will be sending me family photos soon. I have been really lucky to be able to find my family. Story by: Judith R. Hedger
My father, Albert Theodore Thomas, adopted in 1909, is believed to be the son of a Florence Miller of Ohio. I know his adopted parents, Wlliam E Thomas and Clara Chapin, were living in Vincent, Ohio at the time. But I have hit a dead end finding the correct Florence Miller. My sister has traced our father back to Ohio at a orphange. But many of the records were lost due to a fire. She was able to find his biological mothers name though. DNA should prove if I am really a decendent of the Miller Clan and if my sister's research is correct.

Tommy Thomas
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Lettie Bell Miller 1898-1981,is my Granny.Her father was Wilson Miller 1874-1944 He worked and died in the coal mine,They took him to the Hazard Hospital in Kentucky but he didn't make it.He is buried in the Bowling Cemetary in Blackie Ky.He was born in Troublesome,Perry County Kentucky,This is where his family came into Kentucky to settle.Her mother was Rebecca Campbell.Her mother died when she was young.I think she also had a brother named Sira.I know she had a sister named Jane Miller who had a daughter that died in a car wreck when she was young.She also had another daughter named Joyce.Her Neice Hazel Baker,Brown raised Joyce.Lettie Bell"s Father later married a Monel Clower.Wilson and Monel Miller had a daughter named Chelsey she died when she was a baby.They also had two son's James and Orville Miller.Monel left Wilson and her two boy's.Lettie Bell Miller raised her two brother's after her father died in the coal mines.Lettie Bell Miller married Floyd Baker in Campbell,Perry,Ky. Jan.,17,1920.
They Lived in Campbell, Letcher,Perry,Lee,Breathit and In Later Years lived in Clay City,Powell County Kentucky.This is where they both died and are buried.
There children were Woodrow Wilson Baker married Oma Lee Salings,Katherine {Dolly} Baker married Donald Pennington,Hazel Baker married Clarence Brown,David Baker married Linda? ,Junior Baker married Rebecca Jane?.
Wilson Miller's father was William Miller.Floyd Baker's father was Sim Baker married to Sarah Noble.Sim Baker's father was Billy Baker.I am trying to do our Family Tree before all is lost.If any one has any information about my family or if you are Kin please e-mail me at
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My great great granfather was Simon Miller, b.1798 in Pennsylvania. He married Catherine Bushon on March 29, 1832 in Tuscarawas County, Ohio. I have census records showing them living in Coshocton County, Ohio and Tuscarawas County, Ohio. They had one son named Adam Miller, b.September 9, 1832 in Tuscarawas County, Ohio and died December 18, 1899 in Ohio. Adam's first wife was Edith Sylvania Younker (1836-1877). His second wife, my great grandmother, was Phoebe Anne Leavengood, b.December 21, 1847 - d.January 2, 1931. They were married November 29, 1877 in Blissfield, Ohio. They had two children: Frank Wellington (1880-1956) and Ora Emmaline (1878-1964).
I have not been able to locate Simon's parents. I believe that they were from Pennyslvania. I also have not been able to find Catherine Bushon's parents. I am at a dead end. I would appreciate any information anyone would be able to share.
I've been trying to find my fathers line. His father is Walter Miller who married Ellie Isner (Eisner). They lived around the Morgantown area. When Ellie died Walter remarried and shortly after my father and his brothers and sisters went to live with their Aunt June. My father was one of the youngest being born in 1946 so I'm guessing Walter would have been born between 1910 and 1920. Some of Walter's and Ellie's children are David, Roger, Caroline, Nina, Kenneth, John, Jack, Cliffard, and Betty. If anyone knows anything about this line I would appreciate any info I can get. You can contact me at [contact link]. Thank You.
GLENN BORN ABOUT 1934, FATHER - IRVING, MOTHER - MARY, SISTER - MARILYN (BORN ABOUT 1930) FATHER IRVING WAS BORN IN WANAMIE, PENNSYVANIA (NEAR WILKS-BARRE) WHEN IRVINGS GIRLFRIEND MARY MOVED TO DETRIOT MICHIGAN, HE MISSED HER AND FOLLOWED HER THERE, IRVING WORKED IN LARGE AUTOMOBILE FIRM - COUSIN MARLIN JOHN MILLER OF FORT WASHINGTON, PA (WAS IN MARIINES - WWII AND KOREAN) LOOKING FOR GLENN - MARLIN WAS BORN(1922) AND RAISED IN OLNEY - FATHER MAYNARD, MOTHER -ELIZABETH, TWIN BROTHER HARRY AND MAYNARD -
Long ago, when one James Fagan lived in Henry County, AL (on the GA state line), he married Elizabeth Miller. They had several children. and by 1870, had moved to the east side of AL when Indian Territory was opened up to white settlers. Part of the time it was known as Washington County, AL and then split to make Choctaw County, AL...

No known data has been located for this woman--family, church, government--and all dates gives for her are estimated based upon known data for the husband and her children.

Among other reasons, this could very possibly be due to family not being from around there or having been there such a short time, there was not time to create any real records for the Miller family she is from.
Another reason could be the Miller clan disowned her for moral reasons or because they disapproved of the union with James Fagan.

One of the children she had with James Fagan was George Jefferson Fagan, DOB March 5 or 6, 1870.

G. J. Fagan married Emma McAdams and had 11 children and 2 foster children.

The youngest daughter--Dana Fagan had a second husband named Alton Bruce MILLER---It was rumored at the time of this marriage that he a descendant of this same MILLER line. He said he could care less if he was creating a "family thing" of intermarriage. Said he had not bothered to keep up the the MILLER genealogy and did not want to know about it.
This part of that MILLER line that was married to Dana Fagan lived on the MS side of the state line--across from Choctaw Co., AL--in Wayne Co, MS.

ANYBODY!! PLEASE SHED LIGHT ON THE PARENTS, SIBLINGS, LOCATIONS, DATES for the original MILLER married to James FAGAN--
OR
DATA FOR ANCESTRY OF Alton Bruce MILLER
PLEASE!!!! HELP ME OUT!!!!
Will share any of my data on their descendants if you want such data!!

Thank you,
Bretta Harte
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