Name: Eva May SYMES
Given Name: Eva May
Surname: SYMES 1
Birth: 2 Sep 1892 in Osborne, Allegheny Co., PA
Death: 3 Feb 1976 in Wexford House Nursing Home, Wexford, Allegheny Co., PA of pneumonia
Burial: 6 Feb 1976 Sewickley Cemetery, Allegheny Co., PA, section F, lot 213 B
Event: I have a picture of her.
Event: "Eva M. Symes", age 6, born Sept. 1893, with parents and 3 brothers
Census 1900 USA 2 Jun 1900 Beaver Rd., Osborne, Allegheny Co., PA
Event: "Eva Symes", age 17, with parents and 4 brothers
Census 1910 USA 12 Apr 1910 Beaver Rd., Osborne, Allegheny Co., PA
Note: Osborne Bor., Aleppo Twp., Allegheny Co., PA
Event: "Eva M. Miller", age 27, with husband and daughters
Census 1920 USA 5 Jan 1920 714 Centennial Ave., Sewickley, Allegheny Co., PA
Event: "Eva M. Miller", age 37, with husband and daughters
Census 1930 USA 10 Apr 1930 625 Cochran Street, Sewickley, Allegheny Co., PA
Note: Enumeration District 2-784, pages 8A & 8B
Event: "Eva Miller", age 41, with husband and youngest daughter,625 Cochran St.
Census 1940 USA 14 Apr 1940 Sewickley, Allegheny Co., PA
Has 2 years of college.
Event: The "Ev" in her name is pronounced like the "ev" in Evan.
Event: Richardson Romanesque Sewickley Public School
Education 1 Sewickley, Allegheny Co., PA
Note: This school, affectionately called the "yellow brick" schoo l was the high school for Sewickley 1894-1926. When Sewickl ey High School was completed in 1926, the old "yellow brick " building became Sewickley Elementary School, until it wa s razed in 1975.
Event: According to the Federal Census of 1940, she had 2 years of college.
Residence 1 1469 Beaver Rd., Osborne, Allegheny Co. PA
Residence 2 Uniontown, PA
Residence 3 Sewickley, Allegheny Co., PA
Note: 625 Cochran St.
Residence 4 Mount Dora, FL
Residence 5 Bef Mar 1966 Dunedin, FL
Note: Terrace Road
Residence 6 Sewickley, Allegheny Co., PA
Note: condo on Centennial Ave.
Event: Aldersgate Nursing Home or Aldersgate Retirement Center
Residence 7 Kissimmee, FL
Note: When it closed due to bankruptcy, her son-in-law, John S. S tearns, and granddaughter, Marilyn (Humble) Niethamer, fle w down to take her with them to Pittsburgh.
Residence 8 Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA
Note: nursing home NW of Pittsburgh
Event: Dark blonde hair, light blue eyes
Event: 5 ft. 4 in.
Event: 135 lb. 0 oz.
Event: chronic dibilatating rheumatoid arthritis, arteriosclerotic vascular disease and osteoporosis
Soc Sec Num
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Enumeration District 2-484, pages 11A & 11B
The "Ev" in Eva was pronounced like the "ev" in Beverly . She was a housewife, very nice but very appearance consc ious.
Note: (Medical):info from her cemetery record
Her obituary from "The Sewickley Herald", February 11, 197 6:
"EVA SYMES MILLER Eva Symes Miller, 83, of Wexford, died Fe bruary 3, 1976, following a lenghty illness. She was preced ed in death by her husband, Albert E. Miller, former owne r of Miller's Shoe Store, Sewickley. They were the parent s of the late Lucille Humble and Alice Willey. Mrs. Mille r is survived by three brothers, Eddie, Frank and Jim; an d five grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Dal las S. Irvine Funeral Home on February 6, 1976. Interment w as in Sewickley Cemetery."
She lived the last couple of years in the Wexford House Nur sing Center, McCandless Twp., PA. There was a blizzard th e night of the funeral services.
Father: Frank Hutchinson SYMES b: 7 Jun 1859 in prob. Ohio Twp., Allegheny Co., PA
Mother: Clara May HECKERT b: 3 Aug 1862 in Oil City, Venango Co. PA
Albert Evan MILLER b: 30 Oct 1888 in Kitchener (pre 1916=Berlin), Sudbury Dist., Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada
Bet 1912 and 1913
in prob. Sewickley, PA 2
- Change Date:
2 Dec 2014
- Roger Evan Miller b: 9 May 1914 in prob. Uniontown, Fayette Co., PA
- Alice Bennett Miller b: 11 Nov 1915 in Uniontown, Fayette Co., PA
- Lucile Powell MILLER b: 1 Sep 1918 in Uniontown, Fayette Co., PA
- Abbrev: from an immediate family member
Title: from an immediate family member
- Abbrev: Census of 1930
Title: Census of 1930
Source Medium: Book