Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Obituary: James Franklin Miller, of Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia (1908)

"A Tribute."

Name of Deceased: James Franklin Miller (J. F. Miller)
Date of Death: Sunday, January 26 (1908)
Place of Death (concluded): Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia
Date of Obituary: 13 February 1908
Newspaper: North Georgia Citizen
Page: 6

Birth: East Tennessee
Moved to North Georgia: 1856
Wife (deceased): Rebecca Campbell
Wife died: 11 years previous [est. 1897]
Marriage: before 1856

Church Affiliation: Cumberland Presbyterian (member)
Name of Church: "Lebanon" (his place of worship)
Preceded in death by a son.
Burial: Dawnville Cemetery
Last lived with son: A. J. Miller
Other survivors (probably offspring):
W. P. Miller (Dalton)
Rev. J. H. Miller (Cohutta, Ga)
J. M. Miller (Gordon Co., Ga)
Mrs. Sarah Varnell (Dawnville)
Date obituary was written: 5 Feb. 1908
Placed by: A Friend

"A Tribute" in *North Georgia Citizen* [Dalton, Georgia], 13 February 1908, pg. 6 (via GALILEO). http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/ngnewspapers/id:ngc1908-0054 (accessed 4 January 2017).

Cross References:

(1) Find A Grave Memorial# 29973718.

(2) James F. Miller married Rebecca Campbell, 25 December 1845, Washington County, Tennessee.

Citation: "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QKH7-FG7Q : 23 December 2016), James F Miller and Rebecca Campbell, 25 Dec 1845; citing Washington, Tennessee, United States, Marriage, p. , Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville and county clerk offices from various counties; FHL microfilm 2,117,931.

(3) U.S. Census, 1880, 635th Militia District, Whitfield, Georgia: James F Miller, male, aged 56, married, head of household. Birth: 1824, Tennessee. Occupation: Farmer. Wife: Rebeca Miller. Two sons in household: John H. (21); and Andrew J (19). Next door (relationship unknown): Russel M. Miller (27) and wife, Amelia.

"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8P4-GSD : 14 July 2016), James F Miller, Lower Tenth, Whitfield, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district ED 197, sheet 111B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0171; FHL microfilm 1,254,171.

(4) U.S. Census, 1900, Whitfield, Georgia:  James F Miller, male, aged 76, widowed, father of head, Andrew J. Miller. Birth: Mar 1824, Tennessee. Occupation: Farmer, Laborer. Note: The enumerator wrote "55" in the marriage field, then scratched it out.

"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3V2-ZK6 : accessed 4 January 2017), James F Miller in household of Andrew J Miller, Militia Districts 29, 631, Lower Tenth, Ninth, Whitfield, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 103, sheet 1A, family 6, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,228.

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