Miller, John, far., Sec. 25; P.O. Doud's Station; born March 14, 1840, in Van Buren Tp., Van Buren Co.; lived on a farm until 1862, when he enlisted in Co. G, 3d Iowa V. C., for three years; at the end of eighteen months his regiment was furloughed and re-enlisted for the war; discharged Sept. 19, 1865; was in the battle of White River, Little Rock, Harrison Station and various smaller battles; was wounded at Harrison Station. The spring after his discharge, moved on his present farm in Village Tp., and engaged in farming. Married C. Rodgers May 11, 1869; she was born in Washington Co., Ohio, Dec. 25, 1850, and died March 7, 1871; Oct. 1, 1874, he married Rettie G. McCullough; she was born in Village Tp., Dec. 16, 1855; by his first marriage he had one child -- Theodore E.; by second marriage two children -- Nellie F. and Ethel L. He has 230 acres of land, valued at $7,000.