Ruth Mary Miller

Female 1928 - 2006  (77 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Ruth Mary Miller was born on 21 Jul 1928 in Cortlandville, Cortland Co., New York, USA (daughter of Floyd Miller and Dorothy Mae Parker); died on 8 Jan 2006 in Syracuse, Onondaga Co., New York, USA; was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, Cortland Co., New York, USA.

    Notes:

    Ruth Mary Cornish, 77, of Lafayette, New York died Sunday, January 8, 2006 at Van Duyn Home & Hospital.

    Ruth was born July 21, 1928 in Cortlandville, New York, the daughter of Floyd and Dorothy Mae (Parker) Miller. She retired in 1992 after more than 10 years from New York State Division For Youth as an Executive Administrative Assistant. She was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution, was a collector of American Girl Dolls and Historical Dolls, enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing, caligraphy and reading. She was a wonderful pastry chef and had an interest in British History and the Royal Family. She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Cornish in 1978.

    Ruth is survived by her four daughters, Dorothy E. Cornish of LaFayette, New York, Patricia E. (Mrs. Raymond) Chittendon of Sandy Creek, New York, Barbara E. Cornish of Syracuse, New York and Cathleen E. Cornish of LaFayette, New York; two grandchildren, Nathaniel Parker and Rebecca Blythe Chittendon.

    Services: Friday, January 13, 2006, 11:00 a.m. at Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home, Inc., 4612 S. Salina Street, Syracuse, New York

    Spring Burial: Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, New York.

    Calling Hours: Thursday, January 12, 2006, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home, Inc., 4612 S. Salina Street, Syracuse, New York.

    Ruth married James Cornish on 26 Apr 1947. James was born in 1910; died in 1978; was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, Cortland Co., New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Living
    2. Patricia E. Cornish
    3. Barbara E. Cornish
    4. Cathleen E. Cornish

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Floyd Miller was born on 07 Apr 1897 in Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA (son of Frederick P. Miller and Vesta Delphine Ferrin); died on 22 Mar 1962 in Homer, Cortland Co., New York, USA; was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, Cortland Co., New York, USA.

    Notes:

    Lived in Homer, was a carpenter

    Floyd married Dorothy Mae Parker on 23 May 1920. Dorothy (daughter of Floyd Parker and Marian Jenkins) was born in 1903; died in 1961; was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, Cortland Co., New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Dorothy Mae Parker was born in 1903 (daughter of Floyd Parker and Marian Jenkins); died in 1961; was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, Cortland Co., New York, USA.
    Children:
    1. Beatrice Lillian Miller was born on 15 Jan 1921; died on 26 Nov 1991; was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, Cortland Co., New York, USA.
    2. 1. Ruth Mary Miller was born on 21 Jul 1928 in Cortlandville, Cortland Co., New York, USA ; died on 8 Jan 2006 in Syracuse, Onondaga Co., New York, USA; was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, Cortland Co., New York, USA.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Frederick P. Miller was born in Aug 1862 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA (son of Ambrose W. Miller and Susan Parker); died on 1 Sep 1938 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Cortlandville, Cortland Co., New York, USA .

    Notes:

    1910 living in Almond.

    Frederick married Vesta Delphine Ferrin on 21 Nov 1893 in Hammondsport, Urbana, Steuben Co., New York, USA. Vesta (daughter of James S. Ferrin and Antoinette Bernicia Miller) was born on 28 Jul 1874 in Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA; died on 30 Dec 1943 in Homer, Cortland Co., New York, USA ; was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Cortlandville, Cortland Co., New York, USA . [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Vesta Delphine FerrinVesta Delphine Ferrin was born on 28 Jul 1874 in Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA (daughter of James S. Ferrin and Antoinette Bernicia Miller); died on 30 Dec 1943 in Homer, Cortland Co., New York, USA ; was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Cortlandville, Cortland Co., New York, USA .

    Notes:

    Living in West Almond according to the 1900 census(her name is shown as Besse). 1930 living in Virgil, with her husband and son Claude, on Blodgetts Mills Road.

    Children:
    1. Claude Miller was born on 12 Feb 1895 in Hornellsville, Steuben Co., New York, USA; died on 11 Jun 1972 in Cortland, Cortland Co., New York, USA ; was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Cortlandville, Cortland Co., New York, USA .
    2. 2. Floyd Miller was born on 07 Apr 1897 in Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA; died on 22 Mar 1962 in Homer, Cortland Co., New York, USA; was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, Cortland Co., New York, USA.

  3. 6.  Floyd Parker

    Floyd married Marian Jenkins. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Marian Jenkins
    Children:
    1. 3. Dorothy Mae Parker was born in 1903; died in 1961; was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, Cortland Co., New York, USA.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Ambrose W. Miller was born in 1820 in Covert, Seneca Co., New York, USA (son of Ezekiel Miller, Jr. and Polly Hogaboom); died on 22 May 1890 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; was buried in Virgil Rural Cemetery, Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA.

    Ambrose married Susan Parker in Jan 1850 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA. Susan (daughter of William Parker, Jr. and Elizabeth Tripp) was born in 1825 in Cortland Co., New York, USA; died on 1 Mar 1907 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; was buried in Virgil Rural Cemetery, Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Susan Parker was born in 1825 in Cortland Co., New York, USA (daughter of William Parker, Jr. and Elizabeth Tripp); died on 1 Mar 1907 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; was buried in Virgil Rural Cemetery, Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA.
    Children:
    1. Joel E. Miller was born in 1851 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; died on 2 Jan 1896 in Lapeer, Cortland Co., New York, USA; was buried in Virgil Rural Cemetery, Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA.
    2. Melvin W. Miller was born in 1853 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; died on 27 Apr 1927 in Blodgets Mills, Cortland Co., New York, USA; was buried in Virgil Rural Cemetery, Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA.
    3. Clinton Duane Miller was born in 1855 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; died on 12 Feb 1923 in Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, USA; was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, USA.
    4. 4. Frederick P. Miller was born in Aug 1862 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; died on 1 Sep 1938 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Cortlandville, Cortland Co., New York, USA .
    5. Thomas Jefferson Miller was born in 1869 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; died on 8 Dec 1915 in Lisle, Broome Co., New York, USA.

  3. 10.  James S. FerrinJames S. Ferrin was born on 12 Apr 1835 in Prattsburgh, Steuben Co., New York, USA (son of Jesse Ferrin and Angeline Amelia Sims); died on 10 Oct 1910 in Hornell, Steuben Co., New York, USA; was buried in Rural Cemetery, Hornellsville, Steuben Co., New York, USA.

    Notes:

    James owned 126 acres of land in Almond,Allegany Co.,NY.

    James married Antoinette Bernicia Miller in 1864 in Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA. Antoinette (daughter of Harry H. Miller and Julianna Brown) was born on 14 Jan 1846 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; died on 28 Jan 1923 in Hornellsville, Steuben Co., New York, USA; was buried in Rural Cemetery, Hornellsville, Steuben Co., New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Antoinette Bernicia MillerAntoinette Bernicia Miller was born on 14 Jan 1846 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA (daughter of Harry H. Miller and Julianna Brown); died on 28 Jan 1923 in Hornellsville, Steuben Co., New York, USA; was buried in Rural Cemetery, Hornellsville, Steuben Co., New York, USA.
    Children:
    1. Julia Angeline Ferrin was born on 01 Sep 1867 in Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA; died on 11 Oct 1932 in Hornellsville, Steuben Co., New York, USA; was buried in Rural Cemetery, Hornellsville, Steuben Co., New York, USA.
    2. Viola Deanthe Ferrin was born on 28 Jul 1874 in Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA; died on 1 Sep 1905 in Gainesville, Wyoming Co., New York, USA; was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA.
    3. 5. Vesta Delphine Ferrin was born on 28 Jul 1874 in Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA; died on 30 Dec 1943 in Homer, Cortland Co., New York, USA ; was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Cortlandville, Cortland Co., New York, USA .


Generation: 5

  1. 16.  Ezekiel Miller, Jr. was born on 1 Aug 1783 in Granville, Washington Co., New York, USA (son of Ezekiel Miller and Mary); died on 27 Mar 1855 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; was buried in Virgil Rural Cemetery, Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Military Service: Est 1813; War of 1812 (US) 16th Regt. New York Militi(Stranahan's)

    Notes:

    Living in the Covert,Seneca County area before 1800, as he is there in the 1800 census with his mother and two sister, his father apparently is not there at that time. In Ezekiel's Will, Henry Winters states, "his wife and my mother were sisters" (Henry's mother was a Hogaboom).

    Ezekiel served in the War of 1812 16 REG'T (STRANAHAN'S), NEW YORK MILITIA. This is also noted in the "Festal gathering of the early settlers and present inhabitants of the town of Virgil, Cortland County, N.Y. : held at Virgil Village on Thursday, the 25th of August, 1853, embracing a historic sketch of the town : supplemented with a brief historical account of events from that time to 1878. Dryden, N.Y.?. unknown. 1878."

    The Last Will and Testament of Ezekial Miller
    In the matter of proving the last will and testament of Ezekial Miller, deceased--Cortland County.
    Be it remembered that heretofore, upon the petition of George W. Miller, the executor named in the last will and testament of Ezekial Miller, late of the town of Virgil in the said county, deceased, for that purpose, to the Surrogate of said County, a citation was duly issued in this matter, which citation with the proofs of service thereof, were thereafter duly returned to said Surrogate and which said petition and citation , with the proof of said service thereof, are now on file in the office of said Surrogate. And therefore, the said Last Will and Testament of the said deceased with the proof, thereof, were produced and are as follows to wit.
    In the name of God, Amen. I, Ezekial Miller of the town of Virgil, County of Cortland and State of New York, of the age of seventy one years, and being of a sound mind and memory, do make and publish and declare this my last will and testament in manner following, that is to say:
    1st. I give and bequeath to my wife Polly, one grey mare, the one used on my premises, as a part of the team, valued at eighty dollars. Also, all my household furniture, beds, bedding, chairs, table, bureaus, stands, clothing, etc, dishes, pails, pans, stove and stove pipe. Also, clock, looking glass and all above furniture and all kinds of ---- about house to be accepted in lieu of dower, together with her right to my real estate hereinafter described.
    2nd I give and bequeath to my daughter Almyra the sum of two hundred dollars.
    3rd I give and bequeath to my son Arnold A. Miller the sum of one hundred dollars.
    4th I give and bequeath to my daughter Dema ? Parker, the interest of the sum of eighty dollars, interest to commence two years from and after my decease, and after said Dema's decease, the principal to go to her heirs.
    5th I give and bequeath to my daughter Almyra one old cow called Cherry, six years old this spring, and said cow to be kept on my premises, while said Almyra lives in said premises. Also, six sheep to be kept on the place with the said cow all winters and summers during the time said Almyra stays on said premises. Also, said Almyra to have a maintenance until the decease of her mother on said premises. Said several legacies (excepting the personal property) to be paid two years after my decease.
    6th I give and bequeath and devise to my son George W. Miller, his heirs and assign all that tract or parcel of land situated on Lot number thirty-nine in Virgil. County and State aforesaid, it being the same land conveyed to me by Abraham VanBuskirk & Catherine his wife, deed dated, May 11, 1837, and recorded in the Cortland County Clerk's office in Libre Y of deed ---- :387, May 12th 1837. Also, another piece or parcel of land deeded to me by John Shevalier ? and Anna his wife. Deed dated 27th July, 1838, and recorded in the County of Cortland Clerk's office in Libre No.1 of deeds -----:471, December 10th, 1838.
    Lastly, I give and bequeath all the rest and residue and remainder of my personal estate, goods and chattel of whatsover nature or kind soever to my son, George W. Miller, whom I hereby appoint to be Executor of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me made. In witness thereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 19th day of March, 1855.
    Ezekial Miller

    Ezekiel married Polly Hogaboom about 1808. Polly (daughter of Henry Hogaboom and Mary) was born on 25 Oct 1788 in Colchester, Delaware Co., New York, USA; died on 18 Aug 1862 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; was buried in Virgil Rural Cemetery, Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 17.  Polly Hogaboom was born on 25 Oct 1788 in Colchester, Delaware Co., New York, USA (daughter of Henry Hogaboom and Mary); died on 18 Aug 1862 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; was buried in Virgil Rural Cemetery, Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA.

    Notes:

    She may have had a sister or sister-in-law Phidena Hogeboom, as found living with her son Arnold Miller in 1850 in Virgil, age 60, born Connecticut.

    Children:
    1. Almira Miller was born in 1808 in Covert, Seneca Co., New York, USA; died after 1875.
    2. Arnold Anson Miller was born on 27 May 1809 in Covert, Seneca Co., New York, USA; died on 8 Mar 1861 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; was buried in Virgil Rural Cemetery, Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA.
    3. Eliza Miller was born in ca 1812 in Covert, Seneca Co., New York, USA; died on 22 Jan 1894 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; was buried in Virgil Rural Cemetery, Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA.
    4. Horatio Nelson Miller was born in ca 1814 in Covert, Seneca Co., New York, USA; died on 28 Mar 1893 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA.
    5. Harry H. Miller was born on 4 Feb 1817 in Covert, Seneca Co., New York, USA; died on 6 Jun 1893 in West Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA; was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, West Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA.
    6. 8. Ambrose W. Miller was born in 1820 in Covert, Seneca Co., New York, USA; died on 22 May 1890 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; was buried in Virgil Rural Cemetery, Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA.
    7. Phebe Miller was born in 1823 in Seneca Co., New York, USA; died on 2 Jun 1883 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA.
    8. George W. Miller was born on 4 Mar 1825 in Seneca Co., New York, USA; died on 13 Mar 1873 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; was buried in Virgil Rural Cemetery, Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA.
    9. Dima H. Miller was born in 1828 in Cortland Co., New York, USA; died on 14 Dec 1869 in Weston, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA.
    10. Doctor Albert Ebur Miller was born on 7 Apr 1831 in Covert, Seneca Co., New York, USA; died on 21 Apr 1913 in Orleans, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts, USA; was buried in Needham Cemetery, Needham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA.

  3. 18.  William Parker, Jr.

    William married Elizabeth Tripp. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 19.  Elizabeth Tripp
    Children:
    1. 9. Susan Parker was born in 1825 in Cortland Co., New York, USA; died on 1 Mar 1907 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; was buried in Virgil Rural Cemetery, Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA.
    2. Henry Parker was born in 1828; died in 1908; was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, Cortland Co., New York, USA.

  5. 20.  Jesse FerrinJesse Ferrin was born on 01 May 1806 in Hebron, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA (son of Ebenezer Ferrin and Lydia Phelps); died on 29 Sep 1891 in Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA; was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA.

    Notes:

    Jesse came to Concord,Erie Co.,NY with his parents in 1815. He removed to Prattsburg,Steuben Co.,NY in 1830. In 1841 he removed to Almond and bought 50 acres of land and combined shoemaking with farming. He served 2 years as overseer of the poor.

    Jesse married Angeline Amelia Sims in 1831 in Prattsburgh, Steuben Co., New York, USA. Angeline (daughter of James Sims and Sarah Putman) was born in 1813 in Pulteney, Steuben Co., New York, USA; died on 5 Nov 1889 in Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA; was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 21.  Angeline Amelia SimsAngeline Amelia Sims was born in 1813 in Pulteney, Steuben Co., New York, USA (daughter of James Sims and Sarah Putman); died on 5 Nov 1889 in Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA; was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA.
    Children:
    1. Sarah A. Ferrin was born on 13 Sep 1832 in Prattsburgh, Steuben Co., New York, USA; died on 12 Nov 1906 in Scio, Allegany Co., New York, USA; was buried in Allentown Cemetery, Alma, Allegany Co., New York, USA.
    2. 10. James S. Ferrin was born on 12 Apr 1835 in Prattsburgh, Steuben Co., New York, USA; died on 10 Oct 1910 in Hornell, Steuben Co., New York, USA; was buried in Rural Cemetery, Hornellsville, Steuben Co., New York, USA.
    3. Eugene Ferrin was born on 8 Jun 1837 in Prattsburgh, Steuben Co., New York, USA; died on 21 Jul 1861 in Battle of Bull Run, Manassas, Prince William Co., Virginia, USA; was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA.
    4. Harland Erskine Ferrin was born in 1843 in Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA; died on 14 Sep 1895 in Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA; was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA.

  7. 22.  Harry H. Miller was born on 4 Feb 1817 in Covert, Seneca Co., New York, USA (son of Ezekiel Miller, Jr. and Polly Hogaboom); died on 6 Jun 1893 in West Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA; was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, West Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA.

    Notes:

    In Virgil in 1840, next to his father. Harry was living in West Almond in the 1870 census. Harry's will names, widow Cirena, children, youngest; George, Cora, Emma, and Della Deal, Mary Dowd, son Elmer E. Miller.

  8. 1840Apr01 - Land Transaction purchased with his brother Horatio for $1800 - 160 acres of land on lot 39 in Virgil from Chrisitan Rohrbacher and his wife Hannah. Part of the property was mortgaged ($600 - 40 acres - later released from mortgage).
  9. 1850Mar - Land Transaction - Harry sold 76 acres next to his mothers property to his brother, Horatio for $1.
  10. Harry married Julianna Brown about 1843 in Cortland Co., New York, USA. Julianna (daughter of John H. Brown and Hannah Benton) was born about 1818 in Liberty, Sullivan Co., New York, USA; died about 1849 in Cortland Co., New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  11. 23.  Julianna Brown was born about 1818 in Liberty, Sullivan Co., New York, USA (daughter of John H. Brown and Hannah Benton); died about 1849 in Cortland Co., New York, USA.

    Notes:

    Birth:
    1840 census she is between 20 and 30 years old.

    Died:
    Died between 25Jul1848 and October 1850 - possibly Virgil,Cortland Co.,NY.

    Children:
    1. Riley B. Miller was born on 17 Sep 1844 in Cortland Co., New York, USA; died on 17 Mar 1912 in Starrucca, Wayne Co., Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Starrucca Cemetery, Starrucca, Wayne Co., Pennsylvania, USA.
    2. 11. Antoinette Bernicia Miller was born on 14 Jan 1846 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; died on 28 Jan 1923 in Hornellsville, Steuben Co., New York, USA; was buried in Rural Cemetery, Hornellsville, Steuben Co., New York, USA.
    3. Polly Miller was born on 25 Jul 1848 in Cortland Co., New York, USA; died on 24 Oct 1863 in Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA; was buried in Virgil Rural Cemetery, Virgil, Cortland Co., New York, USA.