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Zora Thresa Miller Packard Tanner
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Birth: Apr. 14, 1882
Eaton Rapids
Eaton County
Michigan, USA
Death: Aug. 2, 1947
Mason
Ingham County
Michigan, USA

Zora was a tough woman who worked on the farm and raised five sons and a daughter. She was also known for her intuitive abilities such as reading tea leaves.

She was the oldest of eleven children not including her six older half sisters and one older half brother from her father's first marriage. Zora's parents, Henry F Miller and Abbie J. (Ray) Miller, were married in 1881 in Eaton Rapids, Michigan. Abbie was born in Vermont, while Henry was from a Pennsylvania Dutch background. Zora's father and her maternal grandfather both served as Union soldiers in the Civil War.

Spouse(1) Henry Rushmore Packard, married 1901 in Charlotte, Michigan- their children were Stella, June, Joy, Lynn, Lyle, and Willard (Note: all children were male except for Stella). All of these children are linked below. All are interred in Michigan except for Lynn Packard.

Spouse(2) James "Morley" Tanner (son of James K. and Martha Tanner), married in the 1930s. Morley lived just down the road from the Packards for many years in Onondaga. Morley and Zora are buried next to each other in Section 3 of the cemetery.


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry Franklin Miller (1830 - 1913)
  Abbie J. Ray Miller (1856 - 1929)
 
 Spouses:
  James Morley Tanner (1872 - 1953)
  Henry Rushmore Packard (1876 - 1957)*
 
 Children:
  Estella Marie Packard Smith (1901 - 1991)*
  June Willis Henry Packard (1905 - 1925)*
  Lynn George Packard (1908 - 1979)*
  Lyle Glenn Packard (1908 - 1985)*
  Joy Everett Packard (1915 - 1995)*
  Willard Chadwick Packard (1918 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charity Anna Miller Holmes (1858 - 1881)**
  Caroline Miller (1860 - 1862)**
  Ulissess Miller (1864 - 1865)**
  Minnie Miller Goldsberry (1868 - 1909)**
  Zora Thresa Miller Packard Tanner (1882 - 1947)
  Grace Elizabeth Miller Hauber (1883 - 1948)*
  Glenn Littler Miller (1885 - 1913)*
  Florence Henrietta Miller Rooney (1887 - 1986)*
  Bradley Ray Miller (1889 - 1951)*
  Bernice Miller (1894 - 1894)*
  Rush Bruce Miller (1894 - 1894)*
  Hazen Pingree Miller (1896 - 1948)*
  Dudley Arlo Miller (1900 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Leslie
Ingham County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: M.E. Packard
Record added: Apr 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51240846
Zora Thresa <i>Miller Packard</i> Tanner
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Zora Thresa <i>Miller Packard</i> Tanner
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Zora Thresa <i>Miller Packard</i> Tanner
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