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Barney Miller

Miller-Barney Barnett - Revolutionary War Records.pdf

Timeline:

1764 1774 Josephtown, PA
1774 1791 Berkeley County, Virginia
1791 1815 Breckinridge County, Kentucky

Barnett or Barney as he is called came to Indiana and died in Spencer County.

In his papers from the Revolutionary War he states that he was born near Josephtown, PA. Lived there 10 yrs and moved to Berkley Co., VA (Now West Virginia). He lived there for 17 yrs then moved to Breckinridge Co., KY. He lived there till May 1836---Moved to IN. Near Rockport. Moved because he had 2 daughters and 2 sons in Indiana.

Revolutionary War Records in Virginia Militia a Private.  Kentucky Pension Roll 1835   Barney Miller, Private, Annual pension $23.33 sums received $69.99, served in Virginia Militia. Placed on pension roll Aug. 21, 1833 age 69. 

Barney Miller Sr  S16973  Virginia

Breckenridge County, Kentucky September 17, 1832 Age 68 (b.1764). Enlisted March 1, 1781 in Virginia. resided in the County of Berkley, Virginia where he entered service, was drafted, at the siege of Yorktown. He knew of no one but George Paul whose testimony he could procure as to his service. He was born in Pennsylvania near Josephstown (Beaver County) and went to Berkley County, Virginia at about 10 years of age (1774) and remained there 17 years (1791) , when he moved to Breckenridge County, Kentucky. He lived there till May 1836---Moved to IN. Near Rockport. Moved because he had 2 daughters and 2 sons in Spencer County, Indiana.   

Revolutionary War Records  in Virginia Militia a Private.  Kentucky Pension Roll 1835 - Barney Miller, Private,  Annual pension $23.33 sums received $69.99, served in Virginia Militia. Placed on pension roll Aug. 21, 1833  age 69. This doesn't fit with the Tazewell County, Virginia. Another lady is also working on this and she thinks that Matthias is Barney father but there is no real proof.  Barney had a daughter that stayed in Breckinridge Co., KY and married John Frank.

Declarations: Breckenridge County, KY 7 June 1832. Barney Miller age 68 (born 1764) appeared for pension. States he resided in the county of Berkley in Virginia when he entered service. He was drafted and served at the siege of Yorktown when Cornwallis surrendered. He states he was born in Pennsylvania near Josephstown, and went to Berkley County, VA when he was about 10 years old where he remained until he was 17 when he moved to Breckenridge County, KY. Made an "X" for his mark.

Barney Miller Sr. and George Kesecker were drafted into the Revolutionary War effort at Berkeley County VA., now W. VA. Beginning April 1, 1781,Barney served as a private for seven

Berkeley County Virginia now West Virginia

Berkeley County Virginia formed in 1772 from Frederick County Virginia. NOTE: Berkeley County became a part of the new state, West Virginia, in 1863. Barney would have been 16 years.

Barney had a daughter that stayed in Breckinridge Co., KY and married John Frank.

Descendants of Barney MILLER, Sr.

1 Barney MILLER, Sr. b: Abt. 1764 in Near Josephtown, PA d: Abt. 1864 in Spencer  Co.,   Rockport, IN + Mary KEESECKER b: Bef. 1775 in PA d: Aft. 1820 in IN    

..2 Mary MILLER            b: Abt. 1785 in VA +Samuel HAMILTON b: Abt. 1785 in VA m: May 29, 1800  in Breckinridge Co., KY d: Bef. 1847    

..2 [1] Barney MILLER b: Abt. 1794             +Letita Drake (Long) LANG *2nd Wife of [1] Barney MILLER: +Polly (Mary) YOUNG b: Unknown in KY m: March 18, 1815 in Hardin Co., KY            

..2 Nicholas MILLER b: Abt. 1797 in KY d: 1837 in Spencer  Co., IN +Catherine FRANK b: Unknown in KY m: March 16, 1820 in Breckinridge Co., KY            d: 1838 in Spencer  Co., IN       

..2 Phebe MILLER b: December 22, 1798 in Breckinridge Co., KY d: February 11, 1864 in Breckinridge Co., KY            Burial: On Frank farm off of Hwy 261 +John FRANK b: January 08, 1796 in KY m: April 06, 1820 in Breckinridge Co., KY d: December 25, 1865 in Breckinridge Co., KY Burial: On Frank farm off of Hwy 261

"History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties, Indiana - Ohio Township" by Goodspeed Bros. & Co. - published in 1885 - JACOB YOUNG (deceased) was born in Hardin County, Ky., in 1801, and was a son of Adam and Rachel (Uncel) Young. He came to Spencer County when about twelve or fourteen years old, and lived on the farm with his brother-in-law, Barney Miller, until his marriage. That event took place October 3, 1834, when he wedded Phebe Hamilton, a daughter of Samuel Hamilton, and a native of the county. After marriage he located on a farm near Rockport, where he followed farming until his death, which occurred December 11, 1877. He was well known throughout the county as a very successful farmer, and an honest, upright citizen. He left a wife and five children: Parisade (now Mrs. John Harvey), Mary J. (wife of Miles H. Hamilton), Andrew J., James P. and Margaret R., wife of Edward Enoch. Mrs. Young is still living on her farm on Section 29, Ohio Township, with her son-in-law, Mr. Enoch, who manages the place.

Miscellaneous Information that my to pertain to this Barnett Barney Miller"

Perrius History of Kentucky 1886 - Barnett Miller came from Germany prior to the War for Independence (1770s) and settled in Tazewell County, Virginia. He came to Kentucky in 1793, and for some time lived in the fort that stood within the present limits of Hardinsburg.

Barnett Miller remained in Breckenridge County many years, and then removed to Indiana, where he died in Spencer County a number of years ago. - born in Pennsylvania near Josephstown (Beaver County) and went to Berkley County, Virginia at about 10 years of age (1774) and remained there 17 years (1791) , when he moved to Breckenridge County, Kentucky.

William Miller: b. Dec 12, 1826 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky and is the son of Matthias and Isabelle Howard Miller. Matthias' father Barnett Miller came from Germany prior to the War for Independence and settled in Tazewell County, Virginia. He came to Kentucky in 1793, and for some time lived in the fort that stood within the present limits of Hardinsburg. He remained in Breckenridge County many years, and then removed to Indiana, where he died in Spencer County a number of years ago.