Biography - Juliett Miller

MRS. JULIETT A. MILLER, Jonesboro. This lady was born September 16, 1833, in this county, and is a daughter of Charles A. and Anna (White) Rixleben. Mrs. Rixleben was born June 10, 1811, in Livingston County, N. Y. She was married a second time, to John E. Nail, who died March 17, 1872. She is yet living, and is the mother of three children now living, viz.: Juliett A., Bruno and Harriett M., wife of John H. Span, of St. Louis. Our subject was educated in this county, and in the Parke Female Seminary, St. Louis, Mo. She was married, October 17, 1849, to Dr. James V. Brooks, of Jonesboro, who was a graduate of the McDowell Medical College, St. Louis, having also been a student a Louisville, Ky. He, as well as his father, Dr. Benjamin Brooks, are mentioned in our general history. He was the father of David G., a carpenter by occupation. Dr. J. V. Brooks died June 17, 1872, mourned by all who knew him. Our subject was married a second time, to N. G. Miller, who is the father of four children, viz.: Augusta, wife of N. B. Maxey; Tullius T., Otis W. and Ivo L. Mrs. Miller is a member of the Baptist Church. Mr. Miller was born in North Carolina; he is a member of the Lutheran Church. In politics, he is independent, voting for the best man.

Extracted 02 Apr 2017 by Norma Hass from 1883 History of Alexander, Union, and Pulaski Counties, Illinois, Part V, page 107.

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