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Rev. Benjamin Franklin Miller
12020-09-06T13:15:52-07:00John David Beatty85388be94808daa88b6f1a0c89beb70cd0fac252327161plain2020-09-06T13:15:52-07:00John David Beatty85388be94808daa88b6f1a0c89beb70cd0fac252The Rev. Benjamin F. Miller was born on 21 February 1839 in Murray, Orleans County, New York, the son of James H. and Adeline (Cramer) Miller. He graduated from Hamilton College in 1854, later receiving a Master's degree from there. During the Civil War he was a Brevet Major in the 151st New York Volunteer Infantry. He attended Union Theological Seminary after the war and was ordained tot he priesthood by Bishop Potter in 1869. He served as rector of Grace Church in Millbrook, Dutchess County, New York, from 1869 to 1875, and married Eva J. Stevens. He was later in Indiana, serving as rector of Trinity Church, Logansport, from 1887 to 1891. He moved from there to Tower, Minnesota, and then in 1894 to Clyde, New York, becoming rector of St. John's Church. He died in Holley, New York, on 21 October 1905, and is buried in Hillside Cemetery.