William Robert MILLER 1837-1907 b. Gloustershire, England
&
Elizabeth Alice MAYER 1847-1927 b. Somersetshire, England

of Gloucestershire & Somersetshire, England ; Sandford & Merino, S-W Victoria, Australia

William Robert MILLER was b. 1837, Gloucestershire, England, son of William MILLER and Maria GALE. He was recorded as a Seaman and Bullock Driver prior to his marriage in 1867.

Elizabeth Alice MAYER, b. 1847 at Clifton, Somersetshire, England, daughter of Ralph MAYER and Dianna MORGAN. Elizabeth Alice MAYER sailed from Liverpool on the 11 July 1865 as an assisted migrant on board the "Duke of Newcastle." The ship arrived in Hobsonís Bay, Port Phillip on 20 October 1865 and Alice MAYER was assigned to Mr Wm. Briggs of Portland as a general servant for 2 years at £16 per year.

William Robert MILLER & Elizabeth Alice MAYER were married at the Church of England, Sandford, S-W Victoria, on 26 October 1867 by the Rev F.T. Cusack RUSSELL.

William Robert MILLER, Dairy Farmer, died 31 December 1907, and is buried at Merino. Elizabeth Alice MAYER died 5 June 1927, and is also buried at Merino.

William MILLER & Elizabeth Alice MAYER had the following family...

  1. Elizabeth Maria MILLER b. 1869, Merino, Vic, m. Thomas Henry BUCKLE

  2. William Robert MILLER b. 1870, Merino, Vic, ..........?

  3. John Henry 'Ben' MILLER b. 1871, Merino, Vic, m1. Agnes SIMS, m2. Eva BAMBROUGH. John was a groom at "Murndal" Tahara and with Agnes SIMS had the following family...
    1. Elizabeth Mary 'Bessie' MILLER, b. 1896, Merino, Vic, m. Harry BEADLE
    2. Irene Maud MILLER, b. 1897, Merino, Vic, m. Percival TEAGLE
    3. Alice Frances MILLER, b. 1899, Merino, Vic, m. Richard Turner PATTERSON 1894-1965 (WW1 Service)
    4. Ivy May MILLER, b. 1900, Merino, Vic, m. Thomas Jeremiah HOULIHAN 1900-
    5. Agnes Millicent MILLER, b. 1903, Merino, Vic, m. Alfred Herbert HIBBINS 1906-
    6. Henry Vivian "Dick" MILLER, b. 1904, Merino, Vic, m. Marion Violet FLEMING 1907-
    7. Reginald Talbot MILLER, b. 1905, Branxholme, Vic, (drowned 1910)
    8. Eva Phillis MILLER, b. 1909, Hamilton, Vic (drowned 1910)

  4. James MILLER b. 1873, Merino, Vic, d. 1952, Casterton, Vic, m. Margaret Ann Turner COULSON 1877-1946 and had the following family...
    1. Christopher MILLER, b. 1897, Merino, Vic, d. 1968, m. Annie Emiline COXON 1900-1967
      • enlisted WW1 20 Mar 1916,
      • served as Cpl 1359, 39th Battalion, AIF
      • RTA 27 May 1919
      • enlisted in WW2 in the VDC
      • Named on Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll
      • Named on Merino War Memorial
    2. Edith May MILLER, b. 1998, Merino, Vic, d. 1966, m. Arthur MARSHALL 1891-1954 from Tasmania (family of 13 children in Casterton 1917-1939)
    3. Ethel Victoria MILLER, b. 1901, Merino, Vic, d. 1986, m. John Vincent HURLEY 1897-1978
    4. (children at Casterton 1920-1936)
    5. Frances James MILLER, b. 1905, Merino, Vic, d. 1983, m. Ellen Elsie May ATCHISON 1905-1966
    6. Lindsay Gordon MILLER, b. 1908, Merino, Vic, d. 1934
    7. William Ernest MILLER, b. 1910, Merino, Vic, d. 1984, m. Vera May MORRISON 1913-1974 (parents of Barry Lindsay MILLER)

  5. Ralph "Alfred" MILLER b. 1874, Merino, Vic, m. Wilhelmia "Dollie" EDWARDS 1878-1941 and had the following family...
    1. Florence Jane MILLER, b. 1900, Merino, Vic, d. 1939, m. John Alfred MATTHEY 1897-1973
    2. William Robert MILLER, b. 1902, Merino, Vic, d. 1955
    3. Charles Leonard MILLER, b. 1904, Merino, Vic, d. 1980, m. Edith Eva WINBERG 1908-1976
    4. Elsie Mavis "Maisie" MILLER, b. 1909, Merino, Vic, d. ___, m. Claud ROBERTSON
    5. Elvie Wilhelmina MILLER, b. 1913, Merino, Vic, d. ___, m. William BENNETT
    6. Raymond Kitchener MILLER, b. 1916, Merino, Vic, d. ___, m. Aileen Patricia SHEPHERD 1920-

  6. George MILLER b. 1875, Merino, Vic, d. 1931, m. Agnes CRUSE 1873-1949 and had the following family...
    1. Sylvia Eleanor MILLER, b. 1900, Branxholme, Vic, d. 1988, m. Frederick Murray PARKER 1898-1960
    2. Laura Agnes MILLER, b. 1902, Branxholme, Vic, d. 1988, m. Robert Henry FRASER 1899-1957
    3. Kathleen Elizabeth MILLER, b. 1904, Branxholme, Vic, .........?
    4. Leslie George MILLER, b. 1906, Branxholme, Vic, ...........?
    5. Ena Grace MILLER, b. 1908, Branxholme, Vic, d. ___, m. Lawrence Rossley BARBER
    6. Jessie Hazel MILLER, b. 1910, Branxholme, Vic, d. 1983, m. William Alfred MEYER
    7. Linda Isabel MILLER, b. 1916, Hamilton, Vic, d. ___, m. 1942, Keith Lorrence BROWN 1918-1945 (Lt Keith Lorrence BROWN, 2/32nd Battalion, KIA, Borneo, S-E Asia)

  7. Millicent MILLER b. 1877, d. 1878, Merino, Vic.

  8. Joseph MILLER b. 1879, Merino, Vic, d. 1942, m. Ellen Mary HAYES 1882-1961 and had the following family...
    1. Joseph Lawrence MILLER, b. 1908, Merino, Vic, d. 1974.
    2. Edna Margaret MILLER, b. 1911, Merino, Vic, d. 1980, m. Leonard James McDONALD 1912-1973
    3. Robert Pierce MILLER, b. 1915, Merino, Vic, d. 1975.

  9. Frederick MILLER [M.M.] b. 1880, Merino, Vic, d. 1949, m. Margaret Ella Dorothea ARDEN 1901- (Frederick MILLER was a groom of Merino when he enlisted in the 1st AIF in July 1915)
    • 1st AIF, 23rd Battalion, enlisted 16 Jul 1915,
    • served as Sgt 2404, 23rd Battalion, AIF
    • recommended for the Military Medal [MM] 8 Jul 1918
    • RTA 27 May 1919
    • 1919 Soldier Settler on "Stuan Estate", later Paschendale, near Merino)
    • Named on Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll
    • Named on Merino War Memorial
    • enlisted in WW2 in the VDC
    Frederick MILLER & Margaret ARDEN had the following known family...
    1. Edgar Alfred MILLER, b. 1920, d. 1922, Merino, Vic

  10. Millicent Mary MILLER b. 1882, Merino, Vic, d. 1958, m. William DAVIS 1883-1963

  11. David MILLER b. 1885, Merino, Vic, d. 1956, m. Clara Catherine BIGGIN 1885-1969 and had the following family...
    1. Maisie MILLER, b. 1909, Merino, Vic, d. 1992, m. James Angus Lloyd McLEAN 1903-1994
    2. Harold David "Snow" MILLER, b. 1911, Merino, Vic, d. 1997
    3. Annie Jean MILLER, b. 1913, Merino, Vic, d. ___, m. Sydney Charles HARRIS
    4. Frederick Heywood MILLER, b. 1915, Merino, Vic, d. 1974, m. Sultana ROGERS
    5. Olive Kathleen MILLER, b. 1918, Merino, Vic, m. Victor H C KITCHEN
    6. Arthur Horden MILLER, b. 1919, Merino, Vic, m. Kathleen Margaret LANE
    7. John Maxwell MILLER, b. 1924, Merino, Vic, d. 1983

  12. Lewis MILLER b. 1885, Merino, Vic, d. 1955, m. Alexandrina McCALLUM 1885-1939 and had the following family...
    1. Ronald MILLER, b. 1913, Merino, Vic, m. Maud ___
    2. Norman Lewis MILLER, b. 1915, Merino, Vic, d. 1979
    3. Colin Birdwood MILLER, b. 1916, d. 1916, Merino, Vic.
    4. Dugald Frederick MILLER, b. 1918, Merino, Vic, .........
    5. Leon Noel MILLER, b. 1919, Merino, Vic, ........
    6. Allan Vernon MILLER, b. 1922, Merino, Vic, m. Nola Mary ___ 1930-1987
    7. Kevin Argyle MILLER, b. 1924, Merino, Vic, .........
    8. Molly MILLER, b. 1926, Merino, Vic, ..........


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