Doctor Ennis Miles Sr.

1885

Doctor Ennis Miles was born on 22 May 1885 in South Carolina, USA as the twelfth child of James Evader Miles and Margaret Mary Susan Atkerson Miles.

1900

Doctor E Miles was counted in the census on 21 Jun 1900 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 1-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Vander Miles; his mother Margaret Miles; and his siblings, George Miles, Maggie Miles, Franklin Miles, Alice Miles, Jessie Miles, William Miles, Jane Miles, and Archie Miles.

1918

On September 12, 1918, Doctor Ennis Miles completed his World War I Draft Registration card, giving his occupation as a farmer in Lugoff, Kershaw, South Carolina. He was described as medium height, medium build, blue eyes and brown hair.

“United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9YT5-N5?cc=1968530&wc=9F4H-ZNP%3A928310301%2C928574101 : 24 August 2019), South Carolina > Kershaw County; J-Z > image 968 of 3006; citing NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

1920 Census Information:

According to the United States Census reported on January 12, 1920, Ennis Miles (34), rented a home in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, with his wife, Ressie Miles (27); and their daughters; May Miles (2) and Daisy Miles (9 months). All family members were reported to have been born in South Carolina. Ennis was a salesman for a supply house.

1930 Census Information:

According to the United States Census reported on April 9, 1930, D Ennis Miles (44), rented a home in Arden, Richland, South Carolina, with his wife, Annie T Miles (38). It was reported that he was first married when he was 31, and she was first married when she was 25. Also in the home was their children; V May Miles (12), Daisy I Miles (10), Jessie E Miles (6), D Ennis Miles Jr. (5) and Mary L. Miles (2). All family members were reported to have been born in South Carolina. Ennis was a salesman of furniture.

1935

Doctor Ennis Miles, 50, died at his home 4707 Main Street, Monday night, December 30, 1935 at 9:25 after an illness of five years.

Funeral Service will be conducted from Eau Claire Baptist church at 11 o’clock Wednesday Morning, January 1, 1936, by the pastor, the Rev. J. L. Willis. Interment will follow in Harmony Baptist churchyard near Blaney.

Mr. Miles was born in Kershaw county and had lived in Columbia a number of years. He was a member of years. He was a member of Eau Claire Baptist church and was active in church work until the time of his illness.

Surviving are his widow, the former Miss Annie Parker: three daughters, Miss Daisy Miles, Miss Mae Miles and Miss Jessie Miles; one son, D. E. Miles, Jr.; two sister, Mrs. W. D. Braziel and Mrs. P. E. Miles, Blaney; six brothers, J. V. Miles, G. W. Miles, Lugoff, F. L. Miles, W. E. Miles, A. D. Miles and L. M. Miles.

December 31, 1935  Columbia Record (published as The Columbia Record) 
 Columbia, South Carolina
Page 12
“South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-D4F7-SGT?cc=1417492&wc=M6Y6-768%3A30834701 : 18 April 2016), 004177746 > image 2111 of 2267; Department of Archives and History, State Records Center, Columbia.
Located in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by James Hill

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