A family tree of the known ancestors and descendants of Joseph Franklin Miller and his son Edward Miller of Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas

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Generation 1

1. THOMAS MILLER; married MARY BUTLER.
Information obtained from funeral records of son Joseph Miller.  No other information is known at this time. Without family records to give us clues, it is extremely difficult to trace common names like Miller. The name is usually an occupation name for someone who owned or operated a mill of some sort. Occasionally, it referred to someone who lived by a mill stream, but the former was more common. Miller is one of the most common names, like Smith, in the U.S.
Only Known Child of Thomas MILLER and Mary BUTLER.

2. i. JOSEPH FRANKLIN MILLER, was born on September 25, 1870 in Baylis, Pike Co., Illinois. He died on January 09, 1955 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas.  He is buried in Mulberry, Franklin County, Arkansas.

Generation 2

2. JOSEPH FRANKLIN MILLER (THOMAS 1) was born on September 25, 1870 in Baylis, Pike Co., Illinois. He died on January 09, 1955 in Van Buren, Crawford Co., Arkansas. He married MAUD ELIZABETH NICHOLS, daughter of LARKIN NICHOLS and ALICE BOWLIN. Maud was born Abt. 1897 in Arkansas. She died on April 06, 1977 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas.
Information from funeral records, delayed certificate of birth of son Edward Miller.
Children of JOSEPH MILLER and MAUD NICHOLS

__ i. ROBERT MILLER

__ ii. PAULINE MILLER

3. iii EDWARD MILLER, b. 03 June 1921 in Cass, Franklin Co.,unty, Ark. and died 24 July 1982 in Fort Smith, Sebastian Co. Arkansas.

4. iv. THOMAS MILLER, b. 24 February, 1925 in Dallas, Texas, d. (date?) in Alma, Crawford Co., Arkansas.

Generation 3

3. EDWARD MILLER (JOSEPH FRANKLIN2, THOMAS MILLER1) was born on June 03, 1921 in Cass, Franklin County, Arkansas and died on July 24, 1982 in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas. He married BONNIE DELOIS ALLEN, daughter of JOHN ANCIL ALLEN and FLORENCE ELNORE BREWER on January 21, 1947 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas. She was born on June 25, 1924 in Rudy, Crawford County, Arkansas and died on November 16, 1991 in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas.

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Ed Enlisted, USMC, in Little Rock, Ark., August 16, 1941; Service in WWII, saw action in Guadalcanal 1/4/43 - 2/19/43; Tarawa Atoll; 11/20/43 - 11/23/43; Saipan 6/15/44 - 7/8/44; Tinian 7/25/44 - 8/1/44; rank Corporal; Discharged, Norfolk, Virginia, January 5, 1945.
Children of EDWARD MILLER and BONNIE ALLEN:

5. i. BILLIE JEAN MILLER, married RONNIE GAIL WOMACK

6. ii. PAUL DAVID MILLER, married and divorced LETRESSA MCCOY

7. iii. CHRISTENE MILLER, married JERRY JONES

8. iv. CATHY DARLENE MILLER, married (1) STEPHEN MORRIS NEWTON, (2) RANDY NEWMAN

4. THOMAS MILLER (JOSEPH FRANKLIN2, THOMAS1) was born on February 24, 1925 in Dallas, Texas. He died in Alma, Crawford Co., Arkansas; he married GRACE SELF.
Children of THOMAS MILLER and GRACE SELF:

__ i. THOMAS MILLER

__ ii. FRANKIE JOE MILLER

__ iii. JOHNNIE MILLER

__ iv. CAROL ANN MILLER

__ v. PATRICIA ANN MILLER

__ vi. RANDY MILLER

 
Ronald N. Wall
Modified: 23 February 2018