Sarah
(Abt 1831-)
Oscar C. Miller
(1875-1965)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Catherine Ann Beacher

Oscar C. Miller 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

  • Born: 23 Jul 1875, New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA 1 4 9 10
  • Marriage (1): Catherine Ann Beacher on 12 Aug 1896 in Broad Mountain, Schuylkill, PA 1 2
  • Died: Feb 1965, , , PA at age 89 10 11
  • Buried: King of Prussia: Valley Forge Memorial Gardens, Montgomery, PA, USA

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He has conflicting birth information of His social security death record has a 23 Jul 1876 birth., 23 Jul 1875 and New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 11

2. He appeared on the census in 1880 in Wadesville, Schuylkill, PA, USA. 9 The 1880 census recorded Sarah Miller, widowed, 49, living with daughter Sarah, 12; and son Oscar, 5. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. He appeared on the census in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 12 The 1900 census recorded at 142 Hermitage St. in Philadelphia: John J. Beacher, carpenter, born Mar 1840; Agnis, wife, born May 1844, married 35 years to John. She had birthed 8 children, 4 still alive in 1900; with them was Henry, son, born Oct 1879. Three Beacher grandchildren were living with them (their mother Mary Ellen "Nellie" Beacher Bright, not listed, was living elsewhere): Sarah Bright, 16, May 1884; William Bright, 14, Jun 1886; and Carrie Bright, 10, Nov 1890. Also in the home was a boarder, Oscar Miller, laborer, 25, Aug 1875, who had married John J.'s daughter Catherine in 1896. (Catherine, not listed, was living elsewhere.)

4. He appeared on the census in 1910 in New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 13 The 1910 census recorded Oscar Miller, coal miner, 33, living with wife Catharine A., 33; Harry C., 11; and Harriet E., 4. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Oscar and Catherine were married for 13 years and she had birthed 3 children, 2 alive in 1910. Next door is Catharine's uncle, coal miner George Beacher, 62, with his wife Mary, 56.

5. Residence: on 19 Jan 1911 in Broad Mountain, Schuylkill, PA. 14

6. Residence: 1944 Dennie St., Philadelphia, PA is the address Oscar gave as informant on his father-in-law John Jacob Beecher's death certificate on 20 Dec 1915 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6

7. He appeared on the census in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 15 The 1920 census recorded at 1649 S. 54th Street: Oscar C. Miller, laborer locomotive works, 44, living with wife Catherine A., 43; daughter Harriet E., 13; son Harry C., brakeman railroad, 21; daughter-in-law Hazel M., 21; and granddaughter Claire L., 5 months. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

8. He appeared on the census in 1930 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 16 The 1930 census recorded renting at 1033 52nd Street: Oscar Miller, contractor scaper wallpaper, 53; Catharine, 53; son-in-law James Cox, civil engineer landscape architect, 25; and daughter Harriet Cox, 24. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

9. He appeared on the census in 1940 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 17 The 1940 census recorded renting at 4547 N. Smedley Street: Oscar C. Miller, wall scraper contractor, 64, living with wife Catherine A., 64. Both were born in Pennsylvania. They lived in the same house in 1935.


Oscar married Catherine Ann Beacher, daughter of John Jacob Beacher Jr. and Angeline Ocum, on 12 Aug 1896 in Broad Mountain, Schuylkill, PA.1 2 (Catherine Ann Beacher was born on 3 Sep 1876 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA,1 5 8 died on 12 Jun 1957 in Narberth, Montgomery, PA 4 8 and was buried on 17 Jun 1957 in King of Prussia: Valley Forge Memorial Gardens, Montgomery, PA, USA 8.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMC5-NFR Oscar C Miller and Catharine Ann Beacher, 07 Aug 1896; citing , Schuyl, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 2131181.

2 The Miners Journal (Pottsville, PA), 13 Aug 1896, page 4. Wedding of Catherine Ann Beacher and Oscar Miller.

3 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, 1 Mar 1979.

4 Records of Karen Stehle.

5 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004), Letter from Albert Horrox in 1980.

6 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 118036. John J. Beacher. Father John Jacob Beecher. Mother Angeline Eisenhuth.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 75045. Oscar C. Miller. Father James Miller. Mother Susan Ramlo.

8 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 55027. Catherine Miller. Father Jacob Beacher. Mother Angeline Yocum. Spouse Oscar C. Miller.

9 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWV4-V1S Sarah Miller, Wadesville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 63C, NARA microfilm publication T9.

10 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=138012713.

11 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JP8Y-LM3 Oscar Miller, Feb 1965; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

12 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M37Y-5WD John J Beacher, Philadelphia city Ward 21, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 6A, family 113, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241462.

13 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGDB-LKY Catharine A Miller in household of Oscar Miller, New Castle, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 50, sheet 2A, family 123.

14 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 19 Jan 1911, page 1. 71st Birthday Party for John Jacob Beacher.

15 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 40, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1642; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 1499; Image: 18.

16 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2129; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 0202; Image: 100.0; FHL microfilm: 2341863.

17 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQ4H-NFS Oscar C Miller, Ward 49, Philadelphia, Philadelphia City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 51-2157, sheet 3B, family 57.



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