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Born: 1765

Died: 1836, Madison County, Indiana

Burial: Robinette Cemetery, Madison County, Indiana.


"Reuben Miller was born about 1765. His military record is certified in the Daughters of the American Revolution Patriot Index. He was one of the pioneers of Jackson Township [Madison County]. Several members of this family appear on early transfer records of this township, including Reuben Miller, Jr., and wife, Jane. They are buried in the old section of the Perkinsville Cemetery.

"The old soldier died in 1836 about seventy years of age. He is buried in the Robinette Cemetery on the south of road 200N and east of road 500W. This beautiful old cemetery overlooks White River from a bluff on the north bank. His grave is in the southwest corner of the cemetery and the upper part of the headstone is broken away."

From American Revolutionary patriots discussed by Raymond Davis in this biography of Madison County.



Information and Photo courtesy of Melody & Tom Hull, Madison County, Indiana


Directions: Robinette Cemetery, along White River, Madison County--from 200N turn S onto 550W, turn right onto first lane. Reuben Miller, partial headstone, and Clemuel Robinette, unmarked grave 4, row 3, lot 2.

Robinette Cemetery,,Jackson Township

The thirteen included on our web site Pioneers Cemeteries and Their Stories, Madison County, Indiana. were initially researched by Madison County historian Raymond Davis.

Reuben Miller, another Revolutionary War veteran, is, however, buried here in a marked grave. Reuben was born in 1765, and his military service is recorded in the DAR Patriot Index. He was one of the pioneers to Jackson Township with his wife Jane and son Reuben, Jr. Members of Reuben Miller's family are recorded on Jackson Township transfer records. Reuben died in 1836 at seventy years of age. His broken stone is in the southwest corner of the Robinette Cemetery. In the picture at right, Reuben Miller's stone is in the foreground; old Robinette stones and markers are in the background.

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