Hulins Miller – Oregon Pioneer dies on Feb. 2, 1883.


Hulins Miller died, at his residence on the north side of the McKenzie River, in Lane county, almost 10 miles north of Eugene,  Friday, Feb. 2 [1883], from injuries received a few weeks ago when he was thrown out of a wagon by his team running away.  Mr. Miller was one of the earliest and most highly respected citizens of this county.  He came from the State of Indiana to Oregon Territory at an early day, about the year 1853, if we are not mistaken.  His children were educated here.  His eldest son, John D. Miller went east and married and resided a number of years in Easton, Pa., where he died about ten years ago.  His only daughter, Ella, Married John Luckey, and died in Eugene City just before the death of John.  His other children are living “Joaquin,” the poet, is in the Atlantic States, and James and Geo. M. Miller are here.  Deceased leaves a wife and three sons above named, and a wide circle of friends and acquaintances to cherish his memory.  The remains were interred last Sunday near the family residence.”  Oregon State Journal (Eugene), Feb. 10, 1883, pg. 5, col. 3.  University of Oregon Knight Library, Newspaper Collection.

The 1880 Federal Census – for Willamette Forks, Lane Co., OR lists Hulings Miller, 67 yrs born 1813 in Penn.    His wife Margaret Miller, 64 yrs, born Ohio.  Children at home for the 1880 census, a daughter Ella Vorbech 28 yrs, born CA, sons both born in Oregon – G.M. Miller, 27 yrs and Jos. M. Miller 18 yrs.


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