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 Samuel Jenkins “Jenk” Miles

Samuel Jenkins “Jenk” Miles

Birth
Death 8 Sep 1916 (aged 71–72)
Chestnut Knob, Henry County, Virginia, USA
Burial Ridgeway, Henry County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 39600236 · View Source
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He was A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER.....
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He MAY have been born in Franklin COUNTY, VA.
He had a sister named Malinda Miles who married John Cobler in Henry County, VA.
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He had at least 3 sons, Samuel, R.H., and Jesse W. Miles
and at least two daughters.
One lived in Hampton, VA. in 1916 and was Mrs. C.E. Jarrett, the other, was Mrs J.E. Hall and she lived in Fayerdale, VA. in 1916, a railroad town that disappeared under Lake Philpott.
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Samuel married Caroline Elizabeth "Callie" MERRIMAN daughter of John MERRIMAN and Polly BOUSMAN on 26 Dec 1872. Callie was born in 1850 in Franklin, VA. She died in Henry, VA.
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They had the following children:
M 1. John Eddy Miles was born in 1875.
M 2. Willie Miles was born in 1877.
F 3. Cora Miles was born in 1877. She died on 3 Mar 1877.
M 4. Samuel Miles was born in 1881.
F 5. Ella Miles was born in 1883.
F 6. Kate Miles was born on 22 Jan 1885 in , Henry, VA.
Kate married Living.
M 7. Robert Miles was born in 1887.
F 8. Halie Ann Miles was born on 30 Jan 1888.
Halie married John Peter Hall on 30 Jan 1907.
M 9. Frank Miles was born in 1890.
M 10, Jess Miles was born in 1892.
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1910 Census, Henry County, VA.:
Samuel J. Miles 65
Samuel Miles 37
Kate Miles 23
Robert Miles 24
Jessie Miles 18
Betty Miles 68
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Samuel passed away at his home near Chestnut Knob and is buried there at the family burying ground.
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His obituary starts..... "ANOTHER CONFEDERATE SOLDIER GONE........" Here it is......
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THE HENRY BULLETIN, Friday, Sept. 15, 1916 (un-numbered page, follows p. 2, col. 2:
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ANOTHER CONFEDERATE SOLDIER GONE.
Mr. Samuel Jenks Miles passed away at his home near Chestnut Knob last Friday.
Mr. Miles was 71 years old and was a brave soldier in the Civil War.
He is survived by three sons, Messrs. Samuel, R. H. and Jesse W. Miles, and two daughters, Mrs. C. E. Jarrett, Hampton, Va., and Mrs. J. E. Hall, Fayerdale, Va., also one brother Mr. Nat Miles and four sisters, Mrs. Wm. Montgomery, Mrs. John Cobler, Mrs. Jessie Freeman and Miss Bettie Miles.
The funeral was conducted at the late residence and the body was buried in the family burying ground.
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(Source Bruce Lock)


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  • Originally Created by: deegraver
  • Added: 18 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39600236
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Jenkins “Jenk” Miles (1844–8 Sep 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39600236, citing Miles Cemetery (Samuel J. Miles), Ridgeway, Henry County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .