Archibald Miller was born
in Rutherglen, Lanark, Scotland. His father was Charles Stewart
Miller and his mother was Mary McGowan. He was their 5th child.
Archibald, his brother William, his mother Mary and his
father Charles all died of cholera in a 12 day period. William died
on the 22nd of June, Mary died on the 27th of June, Archibald died
on the 29th of June, and his father Charles died on the 4th of July,
The Charles Stewart Miller family crossed the ocean in the ship "Carnatic"
of Boston, John Devereux, master, sailing from Liverpool 20 Feb 1848, arriving
in New Orleans 20 Apr 1848, under the leadership of Elder Franklin D. Richards.
They are listed on the ship's passenger list as C. Miller, age 43, Mary Miller,
age 44, David Miller, age 20, Mary Miller, age 22, James Miller, age 18, William
Miller, age 16, Archibold Miller, age 14, Margaret Miller, Agnes Miller, Jane Miller,
Elizabeth Miller, Ellen Miller, John Miller (ages of the 6 youngest children not given.
James Miller, his Father and Mother and his eleven brothers and sisters sailed up the
Mississippi River and landed in St. Louis, a family of thirteen. Shortly after landing in
St. Louis, his Father, Mother, and his brother William contracted Cholera
and died within ten days of each other. They had settled at Gravois, an area about ten
miles out of St. Louis