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Near Hamilton in Hamilton County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Andrew Miller

(1823 - 1900)

 
 
Andrew Miller Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 23, 2020
1. Andrew Miller Marker
Inscription.  

A frontier settler from Monroe County, Virginia, Andrew Miller migrated to Texas while still a young man. In 1856 he settled in Comanche County near the Hamilton County line, he married Hannah Margaret Shockley in 1861. They had seven children. Miller served with the 2nd Frontier Ranger group defending nearby pioneer settlements against Comanche Indian raids. A founder of the First Presbyterian Church of Hamilton, Miller also donated land for Warren's Creek Church in Comanche County and for a Church, School and Cemetery at Gentry's Mill.
 
Erected 1978 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6373.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
 
Location. 31° 47.649′ N, 98° 13.194′ W. Marker is near Hamilton, Texas, in Hamilton County. Marker is on County Highway 108, half a mile north of 36th Division Memorial Highway (State Highway 36), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hamilton TX 76531, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lamkin (approx. 3.2 miles away); Hamilton County, C.S.A. (approx. 6.4 miles away); a different marker also named Hamilton County (approx. 7.8 miles away); Ann Whitney (approx. 8.2 miles away); Frederick Browder Gentry (approx. 8.2 miles away); William Thatcher Baker (approx. 8.2 miles away); a different marker also named Ann Whitney (approx. 8.3 miles away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 8.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hamilton.
 
Also see . . .  Gentry's Mill Texas. There are very few building still around today from the original community of Gentry's Mill. (Submitted on December 10, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
The Andrew Miller Marker is located to next his and his wife's tombstones image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 23, 2020
2. The Andrew Miller Marker is located to next his and his wife's tombstones
A close-up of Andrew Miller's tombstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 23, 2020
3. A close-up of Andrew Miller's tombstone
The Andrew Miller Marker can be seen behind the cedar tree. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 23, 2020
4. The Andrew Miller Marker can be seen behind the cedar tree.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 601 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 10, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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