Elizabeth Smith Miller


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Elizabeth Smith Miller (1822-1911)

Daughter of Gerrit Smith and Ann Carroll Fitzhugh. Educated by her father and governesses in Peterboro, New York at "manual labor school: in 1835-36 and in 1839 attended the Quaker Friends School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

At age 21 she married Charles Dudley Miller in 1843. The Miller's had 4 children:

Gerrit Smith Miller 1845-1937

Charley Dudley Miller II 1847-1897

William Fitzhugh Miller 1850-1876

After marriage Elizabeth and Charles lived for a short time in Cazenovia, New York and then back to Peterboro before finally settling in    Geneva, New York at Lochland, where she lived until her death in May 22,1911.

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