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Name:Miller Andrew Wilson
Affiliation:Class of 1871
Biography & Genealogy:Born October 5, 1847 in Jackson, Mississippi. Father: Andrew Wilson of Abbeville SC, b. Abbeville, 1815. Mother: Elizabeth Taylor, born Edgefield County, SC, 1820. Both parents were dead at the time of his matriculation and he was living with an uncle. Matriculated VMI September 2, 1867 from Abbeville Courthouse, South Carolina. Graduated July 4, 1871, standing first in class of 46. Marriage: to Tabitha Easterling Andrews, daughter of Allen Andrews, Newberry Co., SC. Issue: 2 daughters - Nancy Wilson [Brockman] and Miss Florence Fleet Wilson. Grandsons of the couple: Myron Ernest Brockman, Jr., James Wilson Brockman, Allan Andrews Brockman, Robert Wallace Brockman. Careers: teacher, accountant, rancher. Died June 19, 1895 at Greenville, SC; buried Greenville.