Relationship Record 56

Male/Husband}   Miller, Rasmus Christian (R.C.)     Family History} Olson
  Female/Wife}   Van Dusen, Elizabeth Cambell (Bess) Relationship Type} Marriage
Marriage: Date} Fam 26 Feb 1920 Place} Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey
Ended:   On Date} Exa 22 May 1961
                        By} Death of husband
Source 1}   50 = Family hstry
Source 2} 217 = Interview
Source 3} 986 = 1930 USA cen
Source 4} 1346=1940 USA cen
Source 5} 891 = Military rec
Source 6} 2045=Newspaper
Source 7} 622 = Postcard
Source 8}   61 = Funeral rec
Source 9} 963 = Cemetery rec
Source 10} 1253=Photographs
Source 11}1517=Genealogy
Source 12}  
Source 13}  
1st Household No.} 416 = Metuchen, Middlesex, New Jersey
Photographs} Chris & Bess Miller Rasmus Christian Miller, Elizabeth C. Van Dusen
Last Updated
        by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 27 Jun 2018
Date Created}  29 Aug 1993
Rasmus Christian Miller, Elizabeth C. Van Dusen Notes:  R. Christian (R.C.) and Bess were married 26 February 1920 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.  A photograph of their wedding party is seen at right.  They had two daughters.  Elizabeth was born 3 Jun 1921, and Margaret was born 9 Sep 1924, both in Perth Amboy.  R.C. was a metallurogist and worked for the Raritan Copper Works, later known as the Internation Smelting & Refining Company.

About 1926, they moved to Metuchen, Middlesex, New Jersey.  Their long term residence was 60 Woodbridge Avenue, Metuchen, New Jersey.  In 1940, they owned their home, valued at $9.000., and R.C. had earned $3,000 in 1939.  They were members of Grace Lutheran Church.

Click to enlarge In November 1959, R.C. and Bess traveled to Florida for the first time, along with cousin Dorothy and her husband Louis Wittnebert.

R.C. died 22 May 1961 in Metuchen, and Bess died 14 Mar 1991 in Union County, New Jersey.  Both are buried in the Old Tennent Churchyard Cemetery, Tennent, New Jersey, seen at right.
Children: Total # of Children} 2 Seq. # of Primary} 1
  1st Child} Miller, Elizabeth Jane (Betty)
  2nd Child} Miller, Margaret Janice
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