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Walter Thompson Miles
 1866 - 1933

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  • Birth  29 Jul 1866  Kerkettle, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    NUMB  13.1* 
    Died  10 Dec 1933  Holyoke, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I126959  All
    Last Modified  02 Jul 2011 20:18:37 
    Father  John Miles 
    Mother  Janet Thorburn Thompson 
    Family ID  F43500  Group Sheet
    Family  Anna Anderson Aitken, b. 20 May 1871, Colinton, Midlothian, Scotland  
    Married  02 Nov 1892  Holyoke, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
     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
    Last Modified  14 Apr 2012 20:37:49 
    Family ID  F43499  Group Sheet
  • Photos Wedding notice Walter T. Miles and Anna Aitken
    Springfield Republican, 03 Nov 1892
  • Notes 
    • News article/obituary, Springfield Republican, December 11, 1933
      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.
  • Sources 
    1. [S2020] Mass VR, 424:626

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