1866 - 1933
||29 Jul 1866
||Kerkettle, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
||10 Dec 1933
||Holyoke, Hampden, Massachusetts
||02 Jul 2011 20:18:37 |
||John Miles |
||Janet Thorburn Thompson |
||Anna Anderson Aitken, b. 20 May 1871, Colinton, Midlothian, Scotland |
||02 Nov 1892
||Holyoke, Hampden, Massachusetts 
| ||1. John Henry Miles, b. 09 Aug 1893, Holyoke, Hampden, Massachusetts |
| ||2. Edwin Walter Miles, b. 24 Dec 1894, Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts |
| ||3. Clarence Thorburn Miles, b. 10 Jun 1897, Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts |
| ||4. A. Miles|
| ||5. John Alvin Miles, b. 22 Nov 1899, Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts |
| ||6. Nelson A. Miles, b. 20 Nov 1900, Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts |
| ||7. Albert Johnson Miles, b. 06 Dec 1904, Great Barrington, Massachusetts |
| ||8. Gordon Aitken Miles, b. 09 Dec 1909, Great Barrington, Berkshire, Massachusetts |
||14 Apr 2012 20:37:49 |
- News article/obituary, Springfield Republican, December 11, 1933
WORKMAN AT MILL DIES FROM INJURIES
Walter Thompson Miles Passes Away at Hospital Following Accident
Holyoke, Dec. 10 - Walter Thompson Miles, 67, of 127 Booth street, died today at the Holyoke hospital from injuries received at the Whiting No. 2 [may be 3] paper mill Thursday afternoon. A roll of paper weighing 3500 pounds fell on him in the elevator at the mill, fracturing his pelvis.
Mr. Miles was born in Scotland, coming to this country 51 years ago and Holyoke 18 years ago, most of the time being master mechanic at the Whiting mill. He was a past noble grand of Taconic lodge of Odd Fellows, Great Barrington, member of Mt Tom lodge of Masons and a Knight Templar, Clan McLaren, Order of Scottish Clans, the Steam Operating Engineers' union and the First Congregational church.
Besides his wife, Annie A (Aitken) Miles, he leaves six sons, Edwin, Clarence, John, Nelson, Albert and Gordon, all of Holyoke, one sister, Mrs Sarah Simpson, and three brothers, James, George and Gordon, all of this city, and seven grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at the First Presbyterian church Wednesday afternoon at 2. Rev. Dr John Alison will officiate and burial will be in the Forestdale. The body may be seen at the Alger funeral home up to the time of the funeral.