Lizzie Alberta Miller (1875-1975)
Lizzie Alberta Miller
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Sex: Female
Birth: December 23, 1875
West Bedford,
Coshocton County, Ohio
Death: October 15t, 1975
Chicago, Illinois
Father: Samuel Hoobler Miller (1851-aft1915)
Mother: Mary Jane Smith (c1851-c1940)
Spouse/Partner: James Carruthers Borland (1877-1943)
Marriage: September 10, 1902
Coshocton County, Ohio
Children: Gene Iris Borland (1905-1905)
Genevieve Irene Borland (1905-1905)
Weldon Earl Borland (1906-2002)
Ruth Eleanor Borland (1914-1990)

Lizzie Alberta Miller (1875-1975)


Lizzie Alberta Miller was born December 23, 1875 in West Bedford, Coshocton County, Ohio to parents Samuel Hoobler Miller (1851-aft1915) and Mary Jane Smith (c1851-c1940).

Census records prior to marriageEdit

In the 1880 census, Lizzie Alberta Miller was living with her parents in Bedford Township, Coshocton County, Ohio, along with her brother Earl Smith Miller (1879-1942). In the 1900 census, the family still resided in Bedford Township, along with two new additions, Lizzie's sister Ethel Mae Miller (1883-1971) and another brother Everett B. Miller (1887-?).


On September 10, 1902, Lizzie married James Carruthers Borland (1877-1943) in Coshocton County.

Children by James Carruthers BorlandEdit

First in birth order were two twins who died at birth:

James and Lizzie also had the following two children who survived to maturity:


Lizzie died October 15th, 1975 in Chicago, Illinois. At 99 years of age, she was survived by her son and daughter, two grandsons (including John Earl Borland), five great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren (including Kevin Borland).


Lizzie was buried in Long View Cemetery, Bowerston, Ohio.

Memories about Lizzie MillerEdit

The Centennial History of Coshocton County, Ohio published in 1909 wrote: "Alberta is the wife of J.C. Borland, who is engaged in the wholesale and retail meat business at Bowerston, Ohio. Of their three children but one survives — Weldon Earl. Earl Smith and Ethel May Miller are the other members of our ..."



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