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
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
Enumeration District 2-484, pages 11A & 11B
This school, affectionately called the "yellow brick" school was the high school for Sewickley 1894-1926. When Sewickley High School was completed in 1926, the old "yellow brick" building became Sewickley Elementary School, until it was 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
Event: Winter Park, FL with their daughter Alice and her children
Note: Bert was ill with lung cancer and Alice was a nurse in a hospital.
Residence 7 Sewickley, Allegheny Co., PA
Note: condo at 136 Centennial Ave.
Event: Aldersgate Nursing Home or Aldersgate Retirement Center
Residence 8 Kissimmee, FL
Note: When it closed due to bankruptcy, her son-in-law, John S. Stearns, and granddaughter, Marilyn (Humble) Niethamer, flew down to take her with them to Pittsburgh.
Residence 9 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
Event: She was a close friend of her cousin, Eva(lyn) Beall McCorkle.
Change Date: 24 Apr 2017 at 21:52
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The "Ev" in Eva was pronounced like the "ev" in Beverly. She was a housewife, very nice but very appearance conscious.
Note: (Medical):info from her cemetery record
Her obituary from "The Sewickley Herald", February 11, 1976:
"EVA SYMES MILLER Eva Symes Miller, 83, of Wexford, died February 3, 1976, following a lenghty illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert E. Miller, former owner of Miller's Shoe Store, Sewickley. They were the parents of the late Lucille Humble and Alice Willey. Mrs. Miller is survived by three brothers, Eddie, Frank and Jim; and five grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Dallas S. Irvine Funeral Home on February 6, 1976. Interment was in Sewickley Cemetery."
She lived the last couple of years in the Wexford House Nursing Center, McCandless Twp., PA. There was a blizzard the 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
Abt 27 Sep 1913
in Sewickley, Allegheny Co., PA 2
- Change Date:
24 Apr 2017
- 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