Hiram Wood Miner

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Hiram Wood Miner

Birth
North Royalton, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Death 5 Oct 1923 (aged 88)
Hot Springs, Fall River County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Charles Mix County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 15569617 · View Source
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Hiram Wood Miner (Minor) was living with his father and stepmother in Royalton, Ohio in 1850. By 1858 he had moved to Hastings, Michigan where he married Ellen Bement. In the early 1860's he was a volunteer in the 1st Regiment, Michigan Engineers and Mechanics. On December 26, 1863 he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served during the Civil War (he applied for a military pension in 1890.) His military service was spent felling trees and building fortifications and military housing. By 1870 he and his young family consisting of children Minnie Ethel (born June 27, 1873 in Michigan, died January 12, 1885 in Burnside, South Dakota) and Nellie Elbertin (born September 25, 1864 in Saranac, Michigan and died July 7, 1955) were living in Ionia County, Michigan, moving to Grand Rapids by 1880. The family moved to South Dakota by the 1880's, the 1900 census lists Hiram as a carpenter. In 1910 he was widowed and building row houses in San Diego, California. By 1920 he had returned to South Dakota where he lived with his surviving daughter Nellie at Vermillion, South Dakota. Nellie married George Dusenbury Rose and is buried in Kimball Cemetery, Kimball, South Dakota. George and Nellie had five children, George Dwight, Helen, Mary Joy, Owen and Albert. Albert died as an infant, Owen in France during WWI, both are buried in Kimball. Mary Joy and George Dwight are interred at Oak Hill Cemetery in San Jose, California.


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  • Created by: Tom Rose
  • Added: 31 Aug 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15569617
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hiram Wood Miner (16 Oct 1834–5 Oct 1923), Find a Grave Memorial no. 15569617, citing LaRoche Cemetery, Charles Mix County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Tom Rose (contributor 46856178) .