Relationship Record 57

Male/Husband}   Miller, Harold Mathias     Family History} Olson
  Female/Wife}   Kauffman, Esther P. Relationship Type} Marriage
Marriage: Date} Cir 1931 - 1935 Place}  
Ended:   On Date} Fam 20 Nov 1956
                        By} Death of husband
Source 1}   50 = Family hstry
Source 2}   56 = Letter
Source 3} 217 = Interview
Source 4} 1348=1940 USA cen
Source 5} 1253=Photograph
Source 6} 2053=City directory
Source 7} 1250=Letters
Source 8} 963 = Cemetery rec
Source 9} 1517=Genealogy
1st Household No.} 420 = West Lawn, Berks, Pennsylvania
Photographs} See below.  
Last Updated
        by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated}   4 Jul  2018
Date Created}  13 Nov 1997
Harold Mathias Miller, Esther P. Kauffman 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 in West 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.
Children: Total # of Children} 1 Seq. # of Primary} 1
  1st Child} Miller, daughter
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