Robert McNeil Miller
1st Regiment Leeds Militia

Robert McNeil Miller came to Leeds County in Upper Canada along with the McNeil family settling in Lansdowne Township.

In July of 1812 at the age of 19 he was balloted for service in the Flank Company1st Regiment Leeds Militia commanded by Lieutenant Jonathan Fulford which was on duty at Prescott and Brockville until the following spring. After his militia service Miller returned to Lansdowne and married; his family appears in the census records until 1828. The fact that he is buried in Lansdowne Cemetery suggests that the family may have moved to the American side of the St. Lawrence River. Robert Miller d 2 June 1871 in his 78th year.

Veteran Summary

Robert McNeil Miller
Private, 1st Regiment Leeds Militia
Place of Birth
Unknown, ON, CAN
Place of Death
Unknown, ON, CAN
Died on: 02 JUN 1871
Reason: Old Age
Location of Grave
Lansdowne Cemetery, 773 County Rd. #2
Lansdowne, ON, CAN
Latitude: 44.385383N Longitude: -76.050704