Jacob Miller, farmer, Denver Township, is a son of Jacob and Catherine Miller, natives of France, and was born in that country Aug. 25, 1831. He came to America when 19 years of age, and lived in Erie County, N. Y., four years. In the winter of 1855 he came to Newaygo County and took up 40 acres of Government land in Denver Township. He has since added 120 acres to his farm, and has 100 under cultivation. Mr. Miller was married Dec. 24, 1854, to Eliza Sigler, a native of New York City. Her parents died when she was seven years old, and she went to live with an aunt until 17 years old, then
lived in Cattaraugus County until her marriage.
Mr. and Mrs. Miller have had five children, three of whom are living: Laura A., George I,. and Millie G.; John died in infancy, and Frank died at the age of 11 years. Mr. Miller has held the office of Highway Commissioner one year, and School Director three years. In politics he is a Republican.
In the fall of 1882 he rented his farm in Denver Township, and now resides on the farm of his brother, George Miller.