Leander Miller

Leander Miller

Locke, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
Death 22 May 1952 (aged 82)
Wakarusa, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
Burial Southwest, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 80606051 · View Source
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Leander Miller, son of Daniel S Miller & his wife Susannah Ganger Miller

Married 1890 Clara Rosetta Wise Miller, daughter of Samuel S Wise & his wife Mary E Greenawalt Wise

2 Daughters & Son


1880 Union Twp, Elkhart Co,IN - Miller, head D S 46 OH (both parents b PA), wife Susanna 44 OH (both parents b OH), son Josiah 22 IN (both parents b OH), son Joseph 20 IN (both parents b OH), son Jacob 18 IN (both parents b OH), son William 14 IN (both parents b OH), son Daniel 12 IN (both parents b OH), son Leander 10 IN (both parents b OH), son Alfred 7 IN (both parents b OH), son David 5 IN (both parents b OH) & daughter Mary 24 IN (both parents b OH)


The Rev Leander Miller, 82, retired pastor of the Morningstar Baptist church died Thursday morning in his home southeast of Wakarusa.

He was born in Union township December 17, 1869, the son of Daniel and Susan (Ganger) Miller.

He was married in 1890 to Clara Wise, who died several years ago.

The Rev Miller retired seven years ago after serving as church pastor for 57 years.

He is survived by a son, Harvey of Wakarusa, two daughters, Mrs Enos Wenger of Goshen and Bertha, at home. A brother, Daniel of Camden; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

The body was taken from the Lienhart Funeral home to the Miller home where friends were received until the hour of the funeral at 1:30 Sunday in the home and at 2 pm at the Morningstar Baptist church with the Rev. C A Custer of North Manchester in charge. Burial in Yellow Creek cemetery.

Wakarusa Tribune
29 May 1952

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 80606051
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leander Miller (17 Dec 1869–22 May 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80606051, citing Yellow Creek Brick Cemetery, Southwest, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Linda K (contributor 47400410) .