|Male/Husband} Miller, Harold Mathias
|| Family History} Olson|
| Female/Wife} Kauffman, Esther P.
||Relationship Type} Marriage|
|Marriage: Date} Cir 1931 - 1935
|Ended: On Date} Fam 20 Nov 1956
By} Death of husband
|1st Household No.} 420 = West Lawn, Berks, Pennsylvania|
|Photographs} See below.
by} Karen Hancock
|Date Updated} 4 Jul 2018|
Date Created} 13 Nov 1997
Notes: Harold Miller marrried Esther Kauffman sometime between 1931 and 1935. Both
the place and date of their marriage is unknown. Their only child, a daughter,
was born in 1936. In 1937, Harold was a truck driver driving for the American
Oil Company. The family was living at 307 Perkasie Avenue
in West Lawn, a suburb
of Reading, Pennsylvania. In the 1940 U.S. census, their home was worth $4,500.
and Harold was earning $1,320 yearly. About 1943, he went to work for the
Railroad Express Agency as a truck driver. He became a platform man for the
company the next year.|
In 1944, after the death of his father Christian, Harold's mother Dorthea moved into the
family home. Dorthea died after an accidental fall down the stairs in 1948.
By 1950, Harold and Esther had moved to 2729 Bellmont Avenue
Lawn. This is according to the 1950 City Directory. In a personal letter
written by Esther, she writes the home address as 2725 Belmont Ave.
Harold continued in his job as a platform man.
According to family records, Harold died at the age of 53 years on 20 November 1956,
in Reading, Pennsylvania. Esther died at the age of 77 years on 22 Feb 1985.
Both are buried in the Saint Johns Cemetery, Werversville, Berks, Pennsylvania.
||Total # of Children} 1
||Seq. # of Primary} 1 |
| 1st Child}|| Miller, daughter |
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