An American Family History

Thomas Tidd Miller

Thomas Tidd Miller was born about 1853 in Loughborough in Upper Canada. His parents were Thomas Miller and Hester Wilson. His middle initial is 'c' in the 1861 census. At the time of the 1881 census he was working as a contractor and living with his parents.

He died on January 24, 1890 in Kingston, Ontario of a ruptured blood vessel. His sister Elizabeth's husband, John Seale, signed the death certificate. He is buried with his parents in Cataraqui Cemetery, Section E.

Children of Thomas Miller, Sr.
and Hester Wilson
  • John Wilson Miller
  • Elizabeth J. Miller Seale
  • Benjamin Craig Miller
  • Thomas T. Miller, Jr.
  • The first European settlements in Ontario were after the American Revolution when 5,000 loyalists left the new United States.




    The Province of Upper Canada was established in 1791 to accommodate Loyalist refugees from the United States. It included all of Southern Ontario and part of Northern Ontario.