Wheeler G. Miller
- Born: 8 Jul 1850, Putnam County, Ohio 101
- Marriage (1): Alice Brower on 2 May 1872 in Putnam County, Ohio
- Marriage (2): Luella Bagley in 1907 100
- Died: 13 Nov 1913, Ohio at age 63 100
- Buried: 15 Nov 1913, Oak Grove Cemetery 100
W. G. MILLER PASSED AWAY ON THURSDAY
Deceased Was Member of Real Estate Firm and Numbered His Friends by the Score - Funeral Saturday.
Death entered the home of W. G. Miller on Georgia avenue Thursday afternoon at 4:30. He was 63 years and four months old. Death was caused by Bright's Disease after three weeks illness. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock, Rev. Z. E. Bates will officiate and burial will be made in Oak Grove cemetery.
W. G. Miller was born in Putnam county on July 13, 1850. He taught school in Putnam county for twenty-three years before moving to this city, when his brother, T. J. Miller, and he started a real estate office in this city known as the Miller Bros. Real Estate. He had also been very active in buying land in Michigan.
Mr. Miller was a member of the local lodge of Odd Fellows and, while not a member of any church, he had a reverance and respect for all churches and all things good. He has been married twice.
His first wife was Miss Alice Brower and his second Miss Luella Bagley of Dundee, Michigan, the last marriage occurring in 1907.
Mr. Miller was always square and fair in all his dealings. In a short time after moving to this city he could number his friends by the scores and everyone regrets to hear of his death.
He leaves to mourn his loss, his wife, Mrs. Luella Miller, one sister, Mrs. Lovina Andrews of Belle Center, and two brothers, T. J. Miller, of this city, and J. H. Miller of Flint, Michigan, also six children by his first wife: Mrs. L. D. Kurtz of Hudson, Ind.; Fritz Miller, whereabouts unknown, Mable Corwin of Toledo; Chloe Alvord of Clinton, Mich.; Prescott Miller of Toledo; Glenn Miller of Kalamazoo, Mich., and Maud Miller who died in infancy.
W. G. MILLER FUNERAL
The funeral of W. G. Miller, was held from the Church of Christ on Saturday afternoon at two o'clock. Rev. Z. E. Bates preached the sermon. Interment was made at Oak Grove.
Pall-bearers were members of the I. O. O. F. lodge of which Mr. Miller had always been a respected member.
I.O.O.F. is the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
Odd Fellows Statement of principles:
Odd Fellowship demands belief in a Supreme Being and is based on the idea;
That man as a thinking being is jointly-responsible for what happens in our society in this world,
That this responsibility does get its practical shape in giving Friendship, showing Love and searching for Truth.
On this basis Odd Fellowship tries, amongst other things, by means of lodge meetings to develop such qualities in man which lead to a greater harmony in society, to tolerance towards the fellow-man and finally to the Brotherhood of man.
CARD OF THANKS
We, the family and friends of W. G. Miller wish to thank the neighbors and friends for their kind help and sympathy, the Bell Telephone girls for their offering of flowers, the choir who furnished the music, Rev. Bates who conducted the services and also the Odd Fellows who presented a floral offering and officiated at the grave. Mr. W. G. Miller and Family, Brothers and Sisters.
Noted events in his life were:
1. Alt. Birth, 13 Jul 1850, Putnam County, Ohio. The alternate birth date was taken from W. G. Miller's obituary.
2. Occupation: Farmer, 1880, Ottawa, Ottawa Township, Putnam County, Ohio. 65
Wheeler married Alice Brower on 2 May 1872 in Putnam County, Ohio.
Wheeler next married Luella Bagley in 1907.100 (Luella Bagley was born in 1855 in Ohio 102.)