Obit: Miller, Hannah (1871 - 1943)
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----Sources: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 03/02/1944

Miller, Hannah (26 JUL 1871 - 18 DEC 1943)

Hannah Sweitzer Miller was born in Warren Co., Penn., July 26, 1871 and died in Los Angeles, Calif., Dec. 18, 1943, aged 72 years, 4 months and 22 days.

When she was five years of age her parents moved to Wisconsin and settled in Clark County, where she lived and went to school, first in the Old Warner District and then in Greenwood, where the family resided after the death of the father, Edward Miller, from an accident in a mill in which he was badly burned and died from infection after twelve days of suffering.

She taught school in Minnesota three years, then continued her education for three years in Lawrence College, Appleton, Wis., then taught at Merton, Wis. one year. Owing to her brother Tomas’ illness, she and her mother went with him to Denver, Colo. Where she taught for eight years in public and then moved to Seattle, Wash. And taught several years, then secured a position with the Schuman Publishing Co. to sell "The Wonder World."

When 14 years of age, she joined the M.E. Church at Greenwood, Wis. and throughout her life endeavored to manifest the spirit of Christ wherever she lived and worked.

Those who knew her best loved her most and paid fine tributes to her Christian character.

She leaves only one sister, Mrs. Catherine Miller Grant of Sacramento, and eight nieces and nephews.

In accord with her request, the funeral services were held at Sacramento, Calif., Dec. 21st, conducted by her nephew, Dr. A. Raymond Grant of the First Methodist Church, after which the body was cremated at her expressed wish and sent for burial in Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.).



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