Pasivent S. Miller was born in Pennsylvania January 2, 1859, being the son of A. E. C. and Elizabeth (Goan) Miller. He is of German descent, and February 9, 1880, was united in marriage to Elizabeth E. Riser, who was also a native of Pennsylvania. To them one child was born. Cassius H., born October 26, 1881, and died March 3, 1883. Our subject has been engaged in farming interests all his life. Politically he is a Democrat and a man of good standing in his community.