The Henry Miller Family

Henry Miller, Frances Margaret Adams Miller and children, Margaret, Dorothy, Charles and Frank.

From left: Frank, Margaret Frances, Charles, on his father Henry Miller's lap, Margaret and Dorothy.

Henry Miller was born in Liverpool, England, 18 September 1859, to William Charles Miller, a shipbroker, and Lucy Swainson, the fourth of their nine children. He graduated from Uppingham School in Rutland County.

Henry "Harry" Miller was trained as an engineer but went to Assam, India, to the tea plantations. He became head of the Jorehaut Tea Company in Assam and was quite eminent. He became a Companion of the Indian Empire which was an honor granted to those who distinguished themselved in India. He was a member of the Legislative Assembly in Assam and President of the Assam Bengal Tea Association. Henry's younger brother, George Ernest, was one of his tea plantation managers in India.

On November 3d, 1892, in Kensington, England, Henry married Frances Margaret "Maggie" Adams, 1864-1937, the oldest child of James Scovell Adams. Harry and Maggie had four children: Margaret Newton, Henry Francis Swainson, Mary Dorothy and Charles Scovell.

Related Links
William Charles Miller and Lucy Swainson, Henry's parents
Children of William Charles Miller and Lucy Swainson
July 1919 photo of Lucy Swainson Miller, her son Henry Miller, and grandson Henry Francis Swainson Miller
Charles Scovell Miller, son of Henry and Margaret Miller
Newspaper notice of wedding of Charles Scovell Miller and Marybell Weekes
Marybell Weekes, graduation photo
Marybell Weekes, bride of Charles Scovell Miller
Obituary of Marybell Weekes Miller, 1989
Miller family

Photograph kindly provided thanks to Donald A. Miller.

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26 Aug 2010
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