Individual Details

Jake Miller

(6 Aug 1841 - 14 Mar 1928)

Jacob Jake Miller was born August 6, 1841 in Elkhart, Indiana the 3rd child (of 9). The family farmed, the kids went to school. Jake’s dad died when he was 13 and soon after the family moved to Iowa. Jake stayed single. On census records Jake is a farmer, a horse breeder and a horse trainer. He lived in Janesville, Bristow and Greene, Iowa.


Birth6 Aug 1841Indiana, United States
Census1850Baugo, Elkhart, Indiana, United States
Census1870Washington, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States
Residence29 May 1873Butler, Iowa, United States
Census1880Bennezette, Butler, Iowa, United States
Residence15 Sep 1881Butler, Iowa, United States
Residence9 Jul 1885Bristow, Butler, Iowa, United States
Census1895Jackson, Bremer, Iowa, United States
Census1900Jackson, Butler, Iowa, United States
Residence1920Bennezette, Butler, Iowa, United States
Census1925Butler, Iowa, United States
Death14 Mar 1928Bennezette, Butler, Iowa, United States
Burial16 Mar 1928Rose Hill Cemetery, Greene, Butler, Iowa, United States
OccupationHorse trainer, horse breeder
Cause of deathHeart disease, bronchitis


FatherJacob Miller (1808 - 1854)
MotherSarah Ann Davis (1814 - 1888)
SiblingMary Miller (1834 - 1906)
SiblingPleasant Miller (1835 - 1910)
SiblingAlexander Miller (1837 - 1900)
SiblingHorton Miller (1843 - 1920)
SiblingJames Davis Miller (1845 - 1929)
SiblingSarah Ann Miller (1847 - 1931)
SiblingWill Miller (1850 - 1930)
SiblingJohn Miller (1851 - 1902)
SiblingSusan E. Miller (1854 - 1940)