MILLER, FRANCIS B (1847 - 1917)

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Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records
Francis B. Miller
Oakwood Memorial Park

NAME: Francis B Miller
REGISTER #: 14066

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Pvt/Co C/48 IA Inf
ENLISTMENT: 1864/05/15 Leon IA
DISCHARGED: 1864/10/21 Davenport IA EOS
RE-ENLISTMENT:
RANK/CO/UNIT:
DISCHARGED:
DISABILITY: Carcinoma left cheek, chronic rheumatism, arterio sclerosis

Domestic History

BORN: Indiana (1846?)
AGE: 70
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 5'6"/Lt/Gr/Gr/Literate
RELIGION: Protestant
OCCUPATION: Farmer
RESIDENCE: Santa Cruz
MARRIED SINGLE: Widower
NEXT OF KIN: (Sister) Mrs. Francis Gunther Box 118 Acampo, CA

Home History

PENSION AMOUNT: $15
ADMISSION: 1916/10/05
DISCHARGED: 1916/10/19 Own Request
DATE OF DEATH:
CAUSE OF DEATH:

General Remarks

PENSION CERT: #732,305
EFFECTS:
HOW DISPOSED OF:
BURIAL INFO:

Santa Cruz Sentinel (February 28, 1917)

DIED: MILLER- at Yountville Feb 26th, Frank B Miller, aged about 72. Funeral of the deceased will be held from C.C. Chase Undertaking parlors this Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock.

Old Soldier Dead

Franklin B. Miller, a Civil war veteran died at the Soldiers' Home at Yountville yesterday morning to which place he was taken last Saturday by; H.A. Wagner. The body will be received by C.C. Chase, the funeral to be under the auspices of the G.A.R.

Stanley Stephens Interment Records Search (May 22, 2000)

Francis B. Miller [Franklin Miller] died in Napa County, CA at the Veterans Home in Yountville on February 26, 1917, where he had been a resident for 14 years. He was listed as a widower, and was 69 yrs, 9 mos., and 26 days old having been born on April 30, 1847. His father was Martin Miller, a resident of Ohio, and his mother was listed as Mary E. Cummings, a resident of Indiana. His death was attributed to "Psoriasis; Exhaustion Contributory" by the attending physician Zesah, A.H. M. The undertaker in Yountville was W.E. Clark. He was buried in SCruz/OMP Cemetery in Santa Cruz California.

Date of Birth: 1847-04-30

Date of Death: 1917-26-02

County: Santa Cruz

Cemetery/City of Burial: Oakwood Memorial Park

Plot: C1/02

Mortuary: CCC

Cause of Death: Skin/Exhstn

Occupation: Farmer

Religion: P

Height: 5'6

Complexion: Lt

Eye Color: Gr

Hair Color: Gr

Local Address: Dufour St 137

Last City: (CA Yountville)

Native of: IN

Father Native of: Martin (OH)

Mother Native of: Cummings_ Mary E

Enlisted: 1864/05/16

Discharged: 1864/10/21

Military Unit: IA_ 48 Inf_ Co C

Rank: Pvt

Military Notes: R-DeCtr Cnty_ M/O-RckIslnd

GAR#: N/R

Available records used to obtain information:
Cemetery records
Santa Cruz County death records
Military records
Santa Cruz and Monterey newspapers
Voter Records
Sawtelle Soldiers Home records

CW Reference: Cemetery Survey

Creator: Nelson, Robert L.
Source: Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004.
Date: Undated
Coverage: Santa Cruz (County)
Rights: Reproduced by permission of Robert L. Nelson.
Identifier: OS-0689

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “MILLER, FRANCIS B (1847 - 1917).” Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/133665. Accessed 21 Oct. 2019.