Jacob Miller (1776-1843)

Member of Tennessee Senate, 13th and 14th General Assemblies, 1819-23; representing Hawkins and Sullivan counties. Born in Pennsylvania on August 8, 1776; son of Peter and Sibil (Pitzer) Miller. Pioneer farmer of Hawkins County; banker, being president of the State Bank in 1817. He was married to Susannah Carmack, daughter of Cornelius Carmack; children — Pitzer, Willie B., John S., Sarah, Elizabeth H., Rachel, Mary K., Susan, and Cornelius C. Miller. Died, presumably in Hawkins County, Tennessee, in 1843; place of burial not given. Uncle of Jacob Miller (1813-1864), sometime member Tennessee General Assembly.

Sources: D.A.R. Magazine, Vol. 70, p. 457; Hawkins County Miscellaneous Records, pp. 48-49; Hawkins County Will Book, 1797-1886, pp. 361-62.

Marshall, William (? – ?)

North Carolina HOUSE OF COMMONS, 1787; representing Hawkins County (then North Carolina, now Tennessee); Franklinite. No information has been located on Representative Marshall, other than he was the first Register of Spencer (i.e., Hawkins) County, and his service in the North Carolina General Assemblies, 1787-88.

Sources: Williams, Lost State of Franklin, 238; Ramsey, Annals of Tennessee, 389.

From Biographical Directory: Tennessee General Assembly, 1796-1967, Issue 3

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