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Nancy Gibson Miller
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Birth: Jul., 1807
Death: Jun. 4, 1895

PITTSBURGH POST GAZETTE - JUNE 6, 1895 - PAGE 4
THE DEATH ROLL
Mrs. Nancy Gibson Miller died Tuesday at midnight at her residence on Vine street, aged 88 years. Her husband preceded her four years ago, when he was also in his 89th year. Surviving her are three children - Mrs. S. Fanny Irwin, John W. Miller, an expert accountant of Allegheny, and George A. Miller, with the Pennsylvania railroad in Philadelphia. Mrs. Miller was born in Pittsburgh July 6, 1806, the eldest daughter of Woolman Gibson, a pioneer merchant of Market street, who built the Union National bank building, and with the exception of a few years, all her life has been spent here. The family have been strong Methodists since her grandfather, John Wrenshall, the first expounder of Wesley's doctrines in Western Pennsylvania, went his rounds through this part of the country, and her connection with the old M. P. church that stood where Kaufmann's store now is, dates back to her childhood days. She was considered one of the "pillars of the church". Mrs. Miller was much beloved. Her husband, thirty years ago, kept a grocery store on Fifth avenue, on the corner of Scrip alley, and was well known. Mrs. Miller was an aunt of Wilson Miller, of the Pittsburgh locomotive and car works, and of Reuben Miller, the steel manufacturer. She was a cousin of Gen. Grant's wife, and had frequently entertained the general.

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MILLER, Tuesday, June 4, 1895, at 11:34 p. m., Mrs. Nancy Gibson Miller, aged 89 years.
Funeral to-day at 2 p. m. from First Methodist church, Aiken and Howe st. Friends are invited to attend. Interment private later.

Another daughter was Nancy "Nannie" Gibson Miller (abt. 1834 - Jan 1889) who married John M. Permar (abt. 1830- Oct 1888)of Steubenville, OH. They both died in Los Angeles County, California 
 
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 Parents:
  Woolman Gibson (1781 - 1818)
  Mary Bennington Wrenshall Shinn (1786 - 1860)
 
 Spouse:
  David Wilson Miller (1803 - 1891)
 
 Children:
  Woolman Gibson Miller (1825 - 1889)*
  Sarah Frances Miller Irwin (1832 - 1911)*
  Nancy Gibson Miller Permar (1834 - 1889)*
  George A. L. Miller (1836 - 1907)*
  Mary B. Miller (1840 - 1840)*
  David W Miller (1842 - 1845)*
  John Wrenshall Miller (1845 - 1897)*
  Reuben M. B. Miller (1849 - 1873)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Gibson (1803 - 1861)*
  Bennington Gibson (1804 - 1852)*
  Nancy Gibson Miller (1807 - 1895)
  Woolman Gibson (1808 - 1835)*
  Mary Bennington Gibson Wood (1815 - 1864)*
  Fanny Gibson McClelland (1816 - 1854)*
  Thornton Asa Shinn (1825 - 1895)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Allegheny Cemetery
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 12 Plot 102 Grave 3
 
Created by: Charlene Adams
Record added: Jul 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54412342
Nancy <i>Gibson</i> Miller
Added by: David G. Briggs
 
Nancy <i>Gibson</i> Miller
Added by: Charlene Adams
 
Nancy <i>Gibson</i> Miller
Added by: David G. Briggs
 
 
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