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Edward Newton Miller was born in Ohio on 12-9-1832. According to census records, his father was born in PA and his mother in Ireland. Their names are not known to me. He married Sarah Elizabeth Dunlap in Pike County, IL on 11-10-1853. She was born in Indiana in 1836. Their first 4 children were born in Illinois and then they moved to Missouri and had 4 more children there. They moved to Arkansas and lived out the rest of their lives in Cleburne County, AR. Nothing is known about Sarah's parents other than her father was born in KY and her mother in TN, per census records.
Edward's mother visited them in AR when the children were still young and could not speak very much English. The children were scared of her.
James A. Gauvey was born in England on 3-1-1832. He immigrated from England about 1855. He married Elleanor E. Birdsall on 6-8-1857 in New York. They had two sons born in New York, George Frederick (born in 1858 in Schenectady) and Edwin M. (born in 1864). They lived in Reading, Schuyler County, NY for the 1870 census. They moved to Cottonwood Falls, Chase County, Kansas before the 1880 census. They were still there when the 1895 census was taken. They lived in Cleburne County, Arkansas for the 1900 census. James and Ellenaor both died in 1908.
George married Mary Elizabeth Watson in Chase County, Kansas on 11-17-1881. They had five children and then divorced in 1894. Mary then married Martin Albert Holmes on 7-3-1895 in Chase County, KS. Mary kept the oldest and youngest daughters, Elleanor (Ella/Ellen) and Addie. George took the middle daughter, Janie Estelle and the son, James William. The other child, Lida, had died in 1892. Ella/Ellen married George Walter Daniels on 03-16-1899 in Chase County, KS. Ella had a daughter named Elizabeth (Beth) Daniels born on 1-13-1900 in Kansas. Mary, both daughters, and granddaughter, Beth, later moved to California. Ella probably married ___ McGinty and had at least 3 daughters, Nellie, May and Opal. Ella then married Bob F. Good. They all lived around the San Bernardino or Los Angeles areas. Nellie married Howard Frost, Opal married Harold Nix. Beth married __ Rowsey. Addie married Russell Murphy King in CA. They all died in CA and are buried there.
George, his parents, (James & Elleanor), his brother, (Edwin), and his children, (Janie and James) moved to AR between 1895 and 1900. George married Annie Ramer on 5-21-1903 in Cleburne County, AR and then married Minnie Hynds in 1909. It is not believed that he ever had children other than Janie and James. He died in 1933.
Janie Estelle married A.C. Smith in 1901 in Cleburne County, AR. They had 4 children and lived in Dewitt, AR.
James William married Cora Magness in 1905 and had 4 children. Two of the children died young and the other 2 daughters were named Cecelia (born in 1909) and Ethel (born in 1911). Cora died in 1918. Cecelia married Joe Teal in 1926 in AR, then Harry Ross in 1947 in CA, and then Loyde Long in 1956 in CA. Cecelia had 5 children by Joe Teal and 1 daughter by Harry Ross. Cecelia and her families lived in Idaho, CA, and Nevado. Ethel married Albert Harral in AR and had 3 sons. They raised their sons in Texas.
James William then married Pearlie Mae Bradley in Wilburn, Cleburne County, AR on 12-23-1923. They had 9 children, all born and raised in Wilburn, Cleburne County, AR. Frederick (born in 1925), James (born in 1927), Mary (born in 1930), Delita & Devita (twins) (born in 1932), David (born in 1934), Wanda (born in 1936), Alfred (born in 1939), and Joyce (born in 1942). James and Pearle are buried in Wilburn, AR.
Edwin, son of Jaames A. and Elleanor Birdsall Gauvey, married Fannie Gilpin in AR in 1897. They had one son, James Charles, born in 1898 in AR. They divorced and he married Myrtle Collard Chastain in 1906 in AR. They had one daughter, Ruth Marie, born in AR in 1908. James Charles lived in AR, TX, NM, ND, and CO. He died in CO in 1981. Ruth Marie married Harold Stevens in 1927 in Everett, WA. They had 2 sons, Harold (born in 1928 in WA) and Allan (born in 1931 in WA). They lived in WA and CA.
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