According to her obituary, Elizabeth Seig was born May 15, 1818 in Hamburg Germany She married Henry Shingledecker in 1844 and along with one or two children, came to the United States in 1847. She and Henry had at least two more children before Henry died. In 1856 she married Henry Miller and they had four children, three of whom survived to adulthood. Henry Miller died in 1897. Elizabeth died September 24, 1906. 88Y 4M 9D. She was a life long member of the Lutheran Church. She is buried in the Hartford Cemetery, Hartford twp., Adams co., Indiana.