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Cloverdale Cemetery ~ Esther Miles ~ part of the Marion County Cemeteries of Oregon
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Miles, Esther
LAST: Miles FIRST: Esther MID: 
BORN: 4 Oct 1844 DIED: 24 Jun 1906 BURIED: 26 Jun 1906
BIRTH PLACE:  Miami Co., Ohio
DEATH PLACE: Independence. Polk Co., Oregon
Name of father Jeremiah Miles
Maiden name of mother Rebecca Kelly Miles
OSBH DC (Polk County 1906) #1447 – Esther Miles, female, single, teacher, b. 4 Oct 1844 in Miami Co., Ohio, d. 24 Jun 1906 in Independence, Oregon at the age of 62 years, name of father Jeremiah Miles (b. Miami Co., Ohio), maiden name of mother Reb K Miles (b. Miami Co., Ohio), interment 26 Jun Cornelius Cemetery, undertaker W.T. Rigdon, informant S.W. Miles of Independence, Oregon. 
1850 OH CENSUS - Esther Miles, age 6, b. Ohio, is enumerated with Jeremiah, age 31, occupation farming, b. Ohio, and Rebecca, age 26, b. Ohio, along with Anna J., age 8, b. Ohio, and Enos, age 3, b. Ohio.
1900 OR CENSUS - Esther Miles, age 60, single, b. Jun 1840 in Ohio, is enumerated as a boarder in the home of John and Martha Pearson.
DISCREPANCY – 1900 census age does not match dates indicated by marker or 1850 census.
At the home of her brother, S.W. Miles, four miles north of Independence, Oregon, Sunday, June 24, 1906, Miss Esther Miles, aged 62 years, of paralysis.
Deceased was the daughter of Mrs. Jeremiah Miles, of Polk county, her father having preceded her to the grave several years ago. She was born in Miami county, Ohio, and for many years was a teacher in the public schools.
The funeral will be held from the home of S.W. Miles at 9 o’clock this morning and the remains will be interred at the Cornelius cemetery, three miles south of Turner.
Daily Oregon Statesman 26 Jun 1906 7:5
Daughter of
And Rebecca K.
Born 10th Mo.
6th Day 1844
Died 6th Mo.
24th Day, 1906
Aged 61 Years
8 Mos. 18 Days
She faltered
By the wayside
And the angels
Took her Home
OSBH DC (Polk County 1906) #1447
1850 OH CENSUS (Miami Co., Newton, FA #2356)
1900 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Marion, ED 141, sheet 12A)
DOS 26 Jun 1906 7:5
SPACE: 2-2-3  

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