Elisha Franklin Miles

1882

Elisha Franklin Miles was born on 11 Jun 1882 in Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of James Evader Miles and Margaret Mary Susan Atkerson Miles.

1900

Franklin Miles was counted in the census on 21 Jun 1900 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA as a 15-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, Doctor E Miles, Alice Miles, Jessie Miles, William Miles, Jane Miles, and Archie Miles.

1910

Frank F L Miles was counted in the census on 19 Apr 1910 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA, as a 26-year-old, male, married, white, head of household. Also in the home was his wife; Cynthia E Miles and their son, Alfred M Miles.

1917

Frank L Miles, completed his Military Draft Registration, on 12 Sep 1918 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA.

“United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GYYX-3NMV?cc=1968530&wc=9F42-PTT%3A928310301%2C928634301 : 15 October 2019), South Carolina > Spartanburg County no 3; A-Q > image 2868 of 3441; citing NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

1920

F L Miles was counted in the census on 03 Jan 1920 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA, as a 38-year-old, male, married, white, head of household. Also in the home was his wife, Cynthia Miles; and their children, Alfred Miles, May Miles, Woodrow Miles, Helena Miles, and Melvin Miles.

1930

Frank L Miles was counted in the census on 16 Apr 1930 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA as a 48-year-old, male, married, white, head of household. Also in the home was his wife, Cynthia G Miles; and their children, May Miles, Woodrow F Miles, Helena A Miles, and Melvin D Miles.

1935

On December 30, 1935, F. L. Miles was listed as a living brother in the obituary of Doctor Ennis Miles.

1940

Frank Miles was counted in the census on 25 Apr 1940 in Olympia, Richland, South Carolina, USA as a 58-year-old, male, married, white, head of household. Also in the home was his wife, Cynthia Miles; their children, Helena Miles and Melvin Miles; and their grandson, Thomas W. Blackwell.

1950

He died on 06 Feb 1950 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA, at his home, 3216 Lyles Street. He was buried on 07 Feb 1950 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Union Baptist Church Cemetery. His cause of death was vascular myocarditis

Frank L. Miles Rites Today

Funeral services for Frank L Miles, 68, were to be conducted today at 3 p.m. at the Thompson Funeral home and burial was to be in the Union Baptist churchyard, Blaney.

Mr. Miles, a building contractor was born in Kershaw county, but had made his home in Columbia since his early childhood.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Cynthia Glover Miles; two daughter, Mrs.J. W. Goodwin and Mrs. W. T. Blackwell, both of Columbia; three sons, Alfred M Miles of Spartanburg, Woodrow F. Miles and Melvin Miels, both of Columbia; one sister, Mrs. Ida Brazzell of Columbia; two brothers, A. D. Miles and J. M. Miles, both of Columbia; and 13 grandchildren.

Frank L. Miles Dies; Funeral Services Today

Frank L. Miles, 64, of 3216 Lyles street, North Columbia, died at 11:30 Monday morning at his home after an illness of several weeks.

Mr. Miles, a building contractor was born in Kershaw county, but had made his home in Columbia since his early childhood.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Cynthia Glover Miles; two daughter, Mrs.J. W. Goodwin and Mrs. W. T. Blackwell, both of Columbia; three sons, Alfred M Miles of Spartanburg, Woodrow F. Miles and Melvin Miels, both of Columbia; one sister, Mrs. Ida Brazzell of Columbia; two brothers, A. D. Miles and J. M. Miles, both of Columbia; and 13 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 3 o’clcok this afternoon from the Thompson Funeral home. The services will be conducted by the Rev. Earl M Vogles. Interment will be in the Union Baptist church yard, at Blaney.

Active pallbearers will be Osborne Brazzell, Ennis Miles, Zed Miles, Thomas Miles, Ernest Miles, and Arthur Miles.

Funeral Invitations

MILES – Relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. FRANK L. MILES and family are invited to attend the funeral services of the former, Mr. Miles, 3 o’clock THIS (Tuesday) AFTERNOON from the Thompson Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Union Baptist church yard at Blaney.

February 7, 1950  Columbia Record (published as The Columbia Record)  Columbia, South Carolina
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“South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99GZ-ZTM3?cc=1417492 : 18 April 2016), > image 1 of 1; Department of Archives and History, State Records Center, Columbia.

1975

On August 2, 1975, Frank Miles was mentioned as the deceased father in the obituary of Mr Alfred Mckinley Miles.

On September 11, 1975, Frank L. Miles was listed as the deceased husband in the obituary of Mrs. Raymond Bouknight.

1977

On November 3, 1977, Frank L Miles was mentioned as the deceased father in the obituary of Mrs. Thomas W. Blackwell.

1989

On January 22, 1989, Frank E Miles was mentioned as the deceased father in the obituary of Melvin Glover Miles.

2001

On February 18, 2001, Frank Miles was mentioned as the deceased father in the obituary of Mrs May Amalia “Mimi” Miles Goodwin.

2003

On October 24, 2003, Frank L Miles was mentioned as the deceased father in the obituary of Mr Woodrow Franklin Miles.

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