Samuel Miller Sr.
(Abt 1818-)
Mary E.
(-Bef 1880)
Samuel James Miller Jr.


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1. Mary Catherine Garman

Samuel James Miller Jr. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

  • Born: 25 Dec 1870, Newburg, Cumberland, PA 1 6
  • Marriage (1): Mary Catherine Garman on 7 Mar 1894 in , Cumberland, PA 1 2
  • Died: 24 Aug 1959, Greene Twp., Franklin, PA at age 88 6
  • Buried: 27 Aug 1959, Chambersburg: Norland Cemetery, Franklin, PA 6

   FamilySearch ID: KCVS-P6D.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Newspaper: News-Chronicle:, 26 Jul 1949, Shippensburg, Cumberland, PA. 8 Gerald t. (Sonny) Beecher, son of Mr. and mrs. S. A. Beecher of Walnut Bottom, who makes his home with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel J. Miller of Burgner Station, has entered the Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation center at Saunton, Va., for physiotherapy and training.

2. Census in 1950 in Greene Twp., Franklin, PA. 12 The 1950 census recorded Samuel J. Miller, 79, living with wife Mary C., 80; daughters Lillie Miller, 51, and Mary Miller, school teacher in Mary Sharp School for Dumb, 48; son Samuel Miller Jr., 37; and grandchildren Leona Beecher, 23; Gerald Beecher, store keeping in little store, 22, invalid; and Margaret Beecher, seamstress for men's suit manufacturer, 19. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Newspaper: News-Chronicle: Samuel J. Miller Notes 83rd Birthday (photo), 1 Jan 1954, Shippensburg, Cumberland, PA. 10 Pictured above is Samuel J. Miller who celebrated his 83rd birthday on Christmas Day. Mr. Miller who resides at Burgner's Station, near Scotland, retired 22 years ago as a laborer with the Pennsylvania railroad company after having been with the company for 47 years. Mr. Miller who is in good health moved to the Scotland community 60 years ago from Newburg. He received many cards, gifts and good wishes on his Christmas birthday and also enjoyed his Christmas dinner on that day at the home of a daughter and family, Mrs. Samuel Beecher, Walnut Bottom.

4. Newspaper: Shippensburg News Chronicle: "Scotland News: Nancy Beecher, Shippensburg R. R. 1 has returned to her home after spending the holiday vacation in the home of her grandfather S. J. Miller and his family of Chambersburg R. R. 1.", 7 Jan 1955, Shippensburg, Cumberland, PA. 5

5. Residence: R. R. 1, Shippensburg, PA on 7 Jan 1955 in Shippensburg, Cumberland, PA. 5

6. Occupation: section foreman, Pennsylvania Rail Road on 24 Aug 1959 in Chambersburg, Franklin, PA.

7. Residence: R. D. 1, Chambersburg, PA on 24 Aug 1959 in Chambersburg, Franklin, PA.

Samuel married Mary Catherine Garman on 7 Mar 1894 in , Cumberland, PA.1 2 (Mary Catherine Garman was born on 8 Feb 1869 in Newburg, Cumberland, PA,1 died on 24 Jan 1951 in Chambersburg, Franklin, PA and was buried in Chambersburg: Norland Cemetery, Franklin, PA.)


1, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, Samuel J. Miller and Mary C. Garman, 07 Mar 1894; citing Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, 70; FHL microfilm 21008.

2, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, Samuel J. Miller and Mary C. Garman, 07 Mar 1894; citing Marriage, Pennsylvania, county courthouses, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 21008.

3, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, Samuel J. Miller in entry for Arnold S. Beecher and Elizabeth Jane Miller, 17 Oct 1925; citing Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, 300; FHL microfilm 323913.

4 Hagerstown Morning Herald (Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland.), 7 Jun 1977, page 23. Obituary of Samuel J. Miller Jr.

5 Shippensburg News-Chronicle (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 7 Jan 1955, page 12. Scotland News.

6, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificates 74956. Samuel James Miller. Father Samuel J. Miller. Mother Mary ____. Spouse Mary C. Garman.

7, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Elizabeth Jane Beecher. SSN 165507652.

8 Shippensburg News-Chronicle (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 26 Jul 1949, page 2.

9 Shippensburg News-Chronicle (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 4 Nov 1975, page 3. Golden Anniversary of Mr. Mrs. Samuel A. Beecher.

10 Shippensburg News-Chronicle (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 1 Jan 1954, page 1. Photo of Samuel J. Miller with article.

11 Public Opinon (Chambersburg, PA) (Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania.), 27 Jul 1992, page 4. Obituary of Elizabeth J. Beecher.

12 "1950 United States Census," Samuel J Miller Green Township Franklin Co. PA.

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