Born: 1802

Died: November 20, 1867

Married: Louise Bushnell; Hannah Wiggins

Children: Ensine Miller, Perlia A. Miller, Wesley F. Miller, James B. Miller, Rachael R. Miller, Philura Miller or Philena Miller, Milo B. Miller, Polly M. Miller, Melinda Miller; and Elizabeth Miller

Pliny Hilliard Miller, the son of Captain Pliny Miller, was a mechanic, cooper, guide, lumberman and businessman. He married Lois E. Bushnell, with whom he had nine children, among whom were Ensine Miller, and Milo B. Miller, who became major figures in the development of the village. When Lois died, he married Hannah Wiggins, with whom he had a daughter, Elizabeth Miller.


  • 1850 and 1860 United States Censuses
  • Donaldson, Alfred L., A History of the Adirondacks, New York: The Century Co., 1921 (reprinted by Purple Mountain Press, Fleischmanns, NY, 1992)
  • News clipping from unidentified paper, dated 9/8/1917, an obituary for Milo B. Miller, in A.L. Donaldson's scrapbook 8, Adirondack Room, Saranac Lake Free Library