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Descendants of Leslie Harrison Miller

Much of the detailed information on this page was provided by the descendents of Leslie H. and Mina Ulrich Miller: William Ramsey, Joyce Jackson, Hyle, Daniel and Kipp Miller.  Also, many dates and names were found in the obituary of Mina Miller provided by the Cedar County News.

Generation No. 1

1.  LESLIE HARRISON8 MILLER  (JESSE E.7, WILLIAM BENJAMIN6, JESSE E.5, JOSEPH4, SILAS3, ISAAC ROBERT2, ISAAC Robert1) was born Apr 1895 in Nebraska, and died 25 Dec 1967.  He married MINA PERMILLA ULRICH in 1917.  She was born 1 Aug 1899 in Burt Co., NE, and died 11 Oct 1974 in Hartington, Nebraska buried at Hartington City Cemetery.

 

            They were married on 12 Dec 1917. 

          Their beautiful wedding photo is on the right. ►

     Notes for LESLIE HARRISON MILLER:

     In 1920 the Leslie Miller family is living in a rented home in

        Precinct 12, Hartington, NE.   He is 25.  She is 20 and their first

        child, Laverne is listed as 9 months old.  Mina's name is spelled

         "Myna" in that census record.

        Children of LESLIE MILLER and MINA ULRICH are:

     i.    LAVERNE ILA MILLER, b. 17 Apr 1919, Hartington, Nebraska. m.

          William Bartlett RAMSEY, on 2 Sep 1939, Warrenton, VA.

                 He  was  b. 27 Apr 1913, Eureka, KS , d. 3 Mar 1976, Apr 1913,

                 Eureka KS. d. 3 Mar 1976, Edmonds , Wash.

     ii.    LORRAINE ANNA MILLER, b. 27 Apr 1921,  Nebraska; d. 21 Jan
          2006, Salem, Oregon;
 m. 9/1/1940, Richard OSBORN, b.

                2/9/1921    

      iii.   HYLE LESLIE MILLER, b. 26 Apr 1923, Nebraska,  d. 18 Nov 2014, Yankton SD.   ( See more below)

    iv.   VIRGIL OWEN MILLER, b. 25 Oct 1925, Wessington Springs,

                   South Dakota; d. 13 Feb 1951, Alaska, buried at Hartington City Cemetery.

     v.    MARY LOIS MILLER, b. 19 Dec 1935; m. GENE KELLY.
       vi.    DANIEL EVERETTE MILLER, b. 13 Jul 1943; m. JANE.

   See here a treasure trove of photos picturing
Leslie and Mina Miller and their descendants.

Generation No. 2

 

 1. LAVERNE ILA MILLER (LESLIE HARRISON8, JESSE E.7, WILLIAM BENJAMIN6, JESSE E.5, JOSEPH4, SILAS3, ISAAC ROBERT2,  ISAAC Robert1) was born 17 Apr 1919 in Hartington, Nebraska.  She married WILLIAM BARLETT RAMSEY 2 Sep 1939  He was  born 27 April 1913, Eureka, Kansas, died 3 Mar 1976, Edmonds, Washington.

         Notes for LAVERNE ILA MILLER:  Bill Ramsey, her son, and her daughter, Joyce, report (2010) that Laverne, age  91, still lives and is active in Lynnwood, Washington. 

          Children of LAVERNE MILLER and WILLIAM RAMSEY are:

           i.    WILLIAM ALLEN RAMSEY, born 24 July, 1940, Kansas City, Missouri; m. (1) Viola Carla Roswitha Ilona Legarth on 13 Mar 1977 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She was born 25 Jun 1950, Hannover, Germany.  Note: two girls from Viola’s former marriage were adopted by William, when the birth father stated in a deposition that he wanted no part in the raising of the children and gave permission for the adoption to proceed, if William and Viola so desired.  The children were adopted in the state of New South Wales, Australia and at this time their surname changed from Leonhardt to Ramsey.  William and Viola divorced on 17 Aug 1994.

           These two girls are: Stefanie Karin Ingrid, b. 7 Feb 1970,  Hannover, Germany  Judith Eva Carla, b. 17 Apr 1973,  Hannover, Germany.

               

                William " Bill" m. (2) Jane Kelva Watson on  2 Nov 1997 at Hahndorf, South Australia.  She was born 25 Apr 1957, Mt. Barker, South Australia.

                        See photo of Bill and Jane on the right.            ►   

           Brief notes about himself (Bill) :  "I noticed on one of the emails from you that I had previously lived in Kansas - my birthplace is Kansas City, Missouri in 1940 and we then moved to Omaha, Ne in early 1944 and this is where I grew up.  My dad was transferred to Portland, Oregon in 1957 and I lived there until I went to Australia in Jan 1964.  My dad however was born in Kansas - but I consider myself a definite HUSKER.  I was always called ‘Billy’  by siblings and  I worked almost all of my working in information technology or data processing as it was known when i started out.  I started working with the First National Bank of Portland in June 1958.    My first job after arriving in Australia was with the Fisher Library, University of Sydney.  I had a difficult time finding a job as prospective employers thought I would leave after a short time and return to the USA.  The job at the university was a low level job and they were having no luck in finding someone to look after a ‘book borrowing system’ based on IBM equipment and punch cards.  I worked for a number of companies in the succeeding years in Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne.  I fully retired in Dec 2008.   I was always called ‘Billy’ by siblings and parents and most of my relatives – my dad was Bill and I was Billy – most people now call me Bill.

           See William "Bill" Ramsey (in photo below) with his two uncles, Hyle Miller (on the right) and Daniel Miller (on the left).  This photo was taken in Hartington, Nebraska in Nov. of 2006 in front of Hyle's home there.  Bill is visiting from Australia.  Is he a Cornhusker fan or what?

 

            Continued: The Children of LAVERNE MILLER AND WILLIAM RAMSEY

            ii.    JUDITH ANN RAMSEY, b. 13 Dec 1941, Kansas City, MO; m. DON DEMARCO m. 7/29/67

           iii.    JANE ALICE RAMSEY, b. 27 Dec 1943, Omaha, NE ; m. EARL JAMES LEMISON. m.10/5/68

           iv.    JOYCE ANITA RAMSEY, b. 17 Aug 1946, Omaha, NE, m FLINT JACKSON See children below

 


 Bill and Jane Ramsey Christmas 2011

Children of KIPP OWEN MILLER son of VIRGIL OWEN9, LESLIE HARRISON8, JESSE E.7, WILLIAM BENJAMIN6, JESSE E.5, JOSEPH4, SILAS3, ROBERT2, ISAAC ROBERT1) was born 22 May 1947.  He married DANUTA "USCHI" Z. SCHMIDT 18 Feb 1972 in Oberasbach, West Germany.   

              Notes for KIPP OWEN MILLER:   Served in Vietnam 1968-1969 as a UH-1 Helicopter Pilot, B Company, 229th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st

                       Cavalry Division (Air Mobile) Retired Colonel, US Army, May 31, 2002.   See photo of Kipp and his cousin, Bill Ramsey below The photo was

                       taken at the 1719 Hans Herr House  and Museum in Lancaster Country, PA.  Bill Ramsey wrote: "Kipp and I are related to Hans Herr through

                       our grandmother, Mina Ulrich Miller. 

              Children of KIPP MILLER and DANUTA SCHMIDT are:

                 i.     KEITH EVAN MILLER, b. 06 Oct 1979, Hartford, Conn.

                 ii.    MEGHAM ELIZABETH MILLER, b. 24 May 1984, Hartford, Conn.

Children of MARY BEVERLY MILLER daughter of VIRGIL OWEN9, LESLIE HARRISON8, JESSE E.7, WILLIAM BENJAMIN6, JESSE E.5, JOSEPH4, SILAS3, ROBERT2, ISAAC ROBERT1 was born 17 Sep 1951.  She married John Charles MATTINGLEY.

 

           Children of MARY MILLER and John MATTINGLEY are:            
                 
i.    NICHOLAS ALLAN MATTINGLEY, b. 21 Jan 1979. 
  
                         ii.    Sarah Mae Mattingley, b. 21 May 1981 in Pittsburgh
                                                                     Continuation of Generation 2

2.
  Lorraine Anne Miller (LESLIE HARRISON8, JESSE E.7, WILLIAM BENJAMIN6, JESSE E.5, JOSEPH4, SILAS3,ISAAC ROBERT2, ISAAC  ROBERT1)

 3.  HYLE LESLIE MILLER (LESLIE HARRISON8, JESSE E.7, WILLIAM BENJAMIN6, JESSE E.5, JOSEPH4, SILAS3, ISAAC ROBERT2,  ISAAC ROBERT1) was born 26 Apr 1923 in Nebraska.  He married CECILE A. PELOQUIN, his brother Virgil’s widow.  She was born 16 Dec 1923 in Moosup, Connecticut.

   
          Notes for HYLE LESLIE MILLER:
Hyle spent 5 years in the Marines and was a Sergeant.  Served in WWII.  
             Notes for CECILE A. PELOQUIN: Cecile graduated from Worcester Memorial Hospital as a
Registered Nurse and joined the Army Nurse Corps
             on May 18, 1945 as a Second Lieutenant.

                   Children of HYLE MILLER and CECILE PELOQUIN are:

            i.    MINA CLAIRE MILLER, b. 17 Apr 1956, Worchester, MA. Husband unknown. bore 1 child, Louise Catherine

                                   Miller, who died the same day she was born on July 15, 1983.

            ii.   EMILIE ANN MILLER, b. 20 May 1958, Worchester, MA. married Carlos Elias Cordova

           iii.   LESLIE HARRISON MILLER, b. 20 May 1958, Worchester, MA.

 

4.     VIRGIL OWEN MILLER (LESLIE HARRISON8, JESSE E.7, WILLIAM BENJAMIN6, JESSE E.5, JOSEPH4, SILAS3,  ISAAC ROBERT2, ISAAC ROBERT1) was born 25 Oct 1925 in Wessington Springs, South Dakota, and died 13 Feb 1951 in    Alaska.  His remains are buried at Hartington City Cemetery. (See Notes below)  He married CECILE A. PELOQUIN 10 Oct 1946 in Tarrant Co. Texas.  She was born 16 Dec 1923 in Moosup, Connecticut.

 

Notes for VIRGIL OWEN MILLER:  Served in WWII. He graduated from Aviation Cadet School in Carlsbad, New Mexico March 21 1945 as a Second Lieutenant.   He was a fighter pilot in the 64th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, 57th Fighter-Interceptor Group, Elmendorf Air Force Base, and Anchorage, Alaska.  He was killed in an F-80 Shooting Star crash 10 miles south east of Anchorage on February 13, 1951.  His remains are buried in Hartington City Cemetery. 

 

                 Children of VIRGIL MILLER and CECILE PELOQUIN are:

           i.     KIPP OWEN MILLER, b. 22 May 1947.

           ii.    KEITH ALLEN MILLER, b. 27 May 1948; d. 07 Sep 1967, Con Tien, Vietnam.  Keith served in Vietnam as a Private in the United States

                                 Marine Corps.

           iii.    MARY BEVERLY MILLER, b. 17 Sep 1951, married John Charles Mattingly

  

5.  Nothing further on Mary Lois Miller and her family.

 

6. Daniel Everette Miller (LESLIE HARRISON8, JESSE E.7, WILLIAM BENJAMIN6, JESSE E.5, JOSEPH4, SILAS3, ISAAC ROBERT2, ISAAC ROBERT1).        Dan writes: "My wife is Carol Jane Leggat, who has always gone by "Jane", born 1/1/1948 in Osmond NE. Our sons are Shaun Christopher, born 11/22/1967, Shane Owen, born 8/17/1970, and Daniel Everette, Jr, born 12/312/1972.  We have 10 grandchildren."

Generation No. 3

 

Children of JOYCE ANITA RAMSEY  daughter of LAVERNE ILA9 MILLER, LESLIE HARRISON8, JESSE E.7, WILLIAM BENJAMIN6, JESSE E.5,  JOSEPH4, SILAS3, ISAAC ROBERT2, ISAAC ROBERT1) was born 17 Aug 1946.  Joyce married FLINT RICHARDS JACKSON 22   Apr 1972. 

        Children of JOYCE RAMSEY and FLINT JACKSON are:

            i.    WILLIAM FLINT JACKSON, b. 08 Sep 1978, m. Stephanie Rhiannon Werkman, b.15 Jul 1978

            ii.   JENNIFER JOYCE JACKSON, b. 22 Mar 1982; m. Jared Daniel MULHOLLAND, b. 26. Dec 1978

  

Children of EMILIE ANN MILLER daughter of HYLE LESLIE9, LESLIE HARRISON8, JESSE E.7, WILLIAM BENJAMIN6, JESSE E.5, JOSEPH4, SILAS3, ROBERT2, ISAAC ROBERT1) was born 20 May 1958 in Worchester, MA.  She married Carlos Elias Cordova. 

           Children of EMILIE MILLER and Carlos Elias Cordova are:

                i.    HARRISON OWEN MILLER-CORDOVA, b. 05 Jun 1995.

                 ii.    CARLTON ALLEN MILLER-CORDOVA, b. 12 Sep 1996.