William Miley1

#3612, (circa 1893 - 15 February 1960)


Nora Lewis b. 1893, d. 1985
Birth*circa 1893He was born circa 1893 at MissouriG.1 
Marriage*circa 1915He married Nora Lewis, daughter of Nathaniel Lewis and Lena Benner, circa 1915.1 
17 February 1920He and Nora Lewis appeared on the census of 17 February 1920 at Como, New Madrid Co., MissouriG.2 
5 April 1930He and Nora Lewis appeared on the census of 5 April 1930 at Detroit, Wayne Co., MichiganG
8 April 1940He and Nora Lewis appeared on the census of 8 April 1940 at Troy, Oakland Co., MichiganG.3 
Death*15 February 1960He died on 15 February 1960 at MichiganG.4 


  1. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. William Miley (36), b. and parents b. MO, baker; Nora (36); both marr. at age 22.
  2. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. William (26), b. MO, farm laborer; Nora (26).
  3. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. William (46), dough mixer; Nora (46).
  4. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, shared ground marker. Miley / Nora, 10 Dec 1893 – 22 Jul 1985 / William, 1893 – 1960. Narrative: Nora Lewis, b. Posey Co. IN, d. Dexter, Stoddard Co MO; dau. of Nathaniel Lewis and Lena Benner. William Miley, b. 2 Sep 1893, Sikeston, Scott Co. MO, d. 15 Feb 1960, Burton, Genesee Co. MI. Bur. Flint Memorial Park, Mount Morris, Genesee Co. MI, Section 4, lot 402, grave 3. Memorial 29023207 and 29022944, created by and photo added by Bob Walls. Obituary, citing the Flint Journal: "William Miley, Alberta, Burton, Michigan, age 66, died Monday, February 15, 1960 at the residence. . . Mr. Miley was born in Sikeston, Missouri, September 2, 1893 and lived in Flint since 1948. He was a member of the Hopewell General Baptist Church. He operated Mileys Service Station at Court and Hazelton from 1949 until his retirement in 1958, and also had been a school traffic officer at Dort and Lippincott. Surviving are: wife: Nora and son of Birmingham, Michigan; brother Harley Miley of Mount Morris, and sister, Mrs. Theld Harris of California."