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Rebecca Thoma Miller

Death 7 Mar 1895
Van Wert County, Ohio, USA
Burial Van Wert County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 92223513 · View Source
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(1) Obituary of Mother [Rebecca (Thoma)] Miller and Father Joseph Miller; digital image, supplied by Jack Stover (Ohio), e-mail to GeneJ, 2012, cites _Van Wert (Ohio) Republican_, March 14, 1895.  Jack Stover is a direct descendant of Joseph Miller and his wife, Rebecca Thoma. Obituary reports Rebecca buried Taylor cemetery; was aged 78 years, 7 months and 18 days (her age here differs from death record, below).
(2) Probate Court, Van Wert County, Ohio, "Record of Deaths" [separately, 2:117], for Rebecca Miller (1895) and Joseph P. Miller (1895); supplied by Marcia Weldy, Reference Librarian, Brumback Library (Van Wert); digitized by Jack Stover, a descendant of Joseph P. and Rebecca (Thoma) Miller. Reports Rebecca Miller was age 79 years, 7 months and 13 days when she died on 07 March 1895.
(3) C. Deyo to Jack Stover, e-mail of 16 April 1999; digital image supplied by Stover. Relays that writer has been told Joseph Peter Miller and wife Rebecca are buried "next to" their son, Joseph Thoma Miller and his wife, Catherine M. (Rial) Miller. Further that no headstones were installed for Joseph and Rebecca.

Separately, according to two family manuscripts written by a grandson, John I. Miller, the following children born to Joseph P. and Rebecca (Thoma) Miller are buried at Taylor Cemetery:

Jacob [F.] Miller*
Joseph Thoma Miller
James [D.] Miller*
Philip [F.] Miller*

Two known children are buried elsewhere:
William Miller, the eldest son
Priscilla (Miller) Deniston

* There are different spellings given for these children's middle names. Preliminary independent research suggests that different middle names are given (Francis vs Franklin; Dele vs Delano vs Delevan, etc.)

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  • Created by: GeneJ
  • Added: 20 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92223513
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rebecca Thoma Miller (unknown–7 Mar 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92223513, citing Taylor Cemetery, Van Wert County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by GeneJ (contributor 46855512) .