Headstones of Moses Miller and Christena Shoemaker Miller


Moses Miller (1778-1831) and Christena Shoemaker Miller (1780-1862) were the parents of Rachel Miller (1805-1897) who was the mother of Rachel McDermed (1840-1939) who was the mother of Clarence Bright (1882-1956) who was the father of Neil Bright (1919-2012) who was the grandfather of Curt Bright.

Christena is buried beside her son Nathan Miller (1802-1865) in Mackinaw Township Cemetery, Mackinaw, Tazewell County, Illinois.


Moses Miller is buried in Bethel Cemetery, Bethel Township, Miami County, Ohio.

Inscription on Moses Miller headstone:
No living man as you pass by
You are now so once was I.
As I am no more so you must be
Prepare for death and follow me.