Dr. Flavius J. Miller, physcian and pharmacist, West Union, was born near Sugartree Ridge, Ohio, November 18, 1824. He is a son of Hon. William Miller, who represented Highland County in the Ohio Legislature before the Civil War, and who was one of the leaders of the Democratic party in his county for many years. He died recently at Hillsboro at the age of ninety-one years. His wife was Mary Igo, of Highland County.

The subject of this sketch was educated in the Public schools and when a young man taught several terms. In 1845, he began the study of medicine with Dr. David Noble, of Sugartree Ridge, and attended Ohio Medical College in 1848-9. He practiced his profession in Scioto county, Ohio, then in the State of Ill., and lastly in Adams County, Ohio, for a period of thirty years, since which he has been engaged in pharmacy and the real estate business. He married Miss Eliza Bunn, January 12, 1851. She was born at Sugartree Ridge, October 14, 1831. Mr. and Mrs. Miller have no family. Dr. Miller, while not a member of any church organization, has done much to help the Christian Union Church at West Union, where he has lived many years. He is a moralist in the fullest and best sense of the term. In politics, he is an "old-fashioned Democrat," following the footsteps of his illustrious father. He has accumulated a handsome fortune and is, with his life companion, enjoying in declining years the fruits of early industry and economy.


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Residence of F. J. Miller, M.D., West Union, Ohio



From "History of Adams County, Ohio from its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time" - by Nelson W. Evans and Emmons B. Stivers - West Union, Ohio - Published by E. B. Stivers - 1900