Santa Cruz County History - People



Old Soldiers: Santa Cruz County Civil War Veterans
by Robert L. Nelson

MILLER, FRANKLIN [FRANCIS] B (1848-1917)

Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records

Headstone of Francis B Miller
Francis B. Miller
Oakwood Memorial Park

NAME: Francis B Miller
REGISTER #: 14066

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Pvt/Co C/48 IA Inf
ENLISTMENT: 1864/05/15 Leon IA
DISCHARGED: 1864/10/21 Davenport IA EOS
RE-ENLISTMENT:
RANK/CO/UNIT:
DISCHARGED:
DISABILITY: Carcinoma left cheek, chronic rheumatism, arterio sclerosis

Domestic History

BORN: Indiana (1846?)
AGE: 70
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 5'6"/Lt/Gr/Gr/Literate
RELIGION: Protestant
OCCUPATION: Farmer
RESIDENCE: Santa Cruz
MARRIED SINGLE: Widower
NEXT OF KIN: (Sister) Mrs. Francis Gunther Box 118 Acampo, CA

Home History

PENSION AMOUNT: $15
ADMISSION: 1916/10/05
DISCHARGED: 1916/10/19 Own Request
DATE OF DEATH:
CAUSE OF DEATH:

General Remarks

PENSION CERT: #732,305
EFFECTS:
HOW DISPOSED OF:
BURIAL INFO:

Santa Cruz Sentinel (February 28, 1917)

DIED: MILLER- at Yountville Feb 26th, Frank B Miller, aged about 72. Funeral of the deceased will be held from C.C. Chase Undertaking parlors this Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock.

Old Soldier Dead

Franklin B. Miller, a Civil war veteran died at the Soldiers’ Home at Yountville yesterday morning to which place he was taken last Saturday by; H.A. Wagner. The body will be received by C.C. Chase, the funeral to be under the auspices of the G.A.R.

Stanley Stephens Interment Records Search (May 22, 2000)

Francis B. Miller [Franklin Miller] died in Napa County, CA at the Veterans Home in Yountville on February 26, 1917, where he had been a resident for 14 years. He was listed as a widower, and was 69 yrs, 9 mos., and 26 days old having been born on April 30, 1847. His father was Martin Miller, a resident of Ohio, and his mother was listed as Mary E. Cummings, a resident of Indiana. His death was attributed to "Psoriasis; Exhaustion Contributory" by the attending physician Zesah, A.H. M. The undertaker in Yountville was W.E. Clark. He was buried in SCruz/OMP Cemetery in Santa Cruz California.


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