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Edmund Miller Sr. and Martha Ethel Toale of Springwater NY

Photos and info courtesy of the Miller family.

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Edmund Miller Sr. circa 1916.

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Martha Ethel Toale circa 1916.

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Edmund J. Miller Sr. circa 1907.

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Martha Ethel Toale and Edmund J. Miller Sr. 1916.

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The wedding day of Edmumd J. Miller Sr. and Martha Ethel Toale on 14 June 1916.

From left to right: Harry Guess, Elma Guess, Julia Clute Howard, Frederick Toale, Elizabeth Howard Toale, Frances Toale, Anna Gibson, Martha Ethel Toale Miller (bride), Edmund J. Miller Sr. (groom), Robert Koeppen.

In front is the Rev. Charles Smith of the St. James Church in Buffalo NY.

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The children of Edmund Sr. and Martha Ethel Miller in 1924. From left to right: Edmund Jr. “Bud”, Dorothy and Betty Miller.

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The children of Edmund Sr. and Martha Ethel Miller in 1926. From left to right: Edmund Jr. “Bud”, Dorothy and Betty Miller.

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The children of Edmund J. Miller Sr. and Martha Ethel Toale Miller of Springwater NY with their grandmothers in 1927.

Behind is Dorothy Miller.

In the center are grandmothers Elizabeth Rinn Miller Huehne and Elizabeth Howard Toale.

In front are Betty Miller and Edmund J. Miller Jr. “Bud”.

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All the grandchildren of Edmund Sr. and Martha Ethel Miller in 1960.

Back row: Shirley Wambold, Cindy Miller and Sharon Wambold.

Front row: Frederick “Ted” Goodell and Peggy Miller.

The photo was taken on Easter day at Edmund and Ethel Miller’s home in Springwater NY.

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The Family of Edmund Miller Sr. and Martha Ethel Toale Miller

 

 

 

birth place

death place

Edmund J. Miller Sr.

husband

1 October 1887 - 17 August 1971

Buffalo NY

Springwater NY

Martha Ethel Toale Miller

wife

8 May 1895 - 7 October 1967

Buffalo NY

Springwater NY

 

marriage

14 June 1916

 

 

Dorothy Miller

daughter

12 September 1917 - 12 May 2016

Buffalo NY

Henrietta NY

Betty F. Miller

daughter

25 July 1920 - 20 September 2007

Buffalo NY

Springwater NY

Edmund J. Miller Jr.

son

2 June 1922 - 28 April 1997

Buffalo NY

Addison NY

 

 

 

 

The Parents of Edmund Miller Sr.

Frederick Miller and Elizabeth Rinn Miller

The Parents of Martha Ethel Toale Miller

Frederick Toale and Elizabeth Howard Toale

The Miller Lure Company

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The Miller Lure Co. in Springwater NY in 1937.

In 1919 Edmund Miller moved his family from Buffalo NY to Springwater NY and took up partnership with Charles Cannon producing earphone headsets. After ten years the partnership was dissolved when Miller sold out to Cannon, and Miller began the manufacture of metal fishing lures in the Morris and Grover building at the center of Springwater.

Edmund and Ethel Miller manufactured fishing lures for 30 years in Springwater from 1930 to their retirement in 1958.

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Click to read more about the Miller Lure Co.

Click to read more about the Cannon - Miller Company Co.

50th Wedding Anniversary of Edmund J. Miller Sr. and Martha Ethel Toale Miller

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Edmund and Martha Ethel Miller.

From the Springwater Valley News, 16 June 1966.

Ethel and Ed Miller of Springwater celebrated their 50th Anniversary Sunday June 12th. They observed the occasion with an open house at their home on Main street. Over one hundred guests were greeted.

The Millers came to Springwater from Buffalo in 1919; first joining in partnership with C. F. Cannon and later developed the Miller Lure Mfg. Co. Mrs. Miller travelled as sales representative for the famous Miller Lure. They were thirty years in the tackle business and retired in 1958.

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Edmund J. Miller Sr. and Martha Ethel Toale Miller on their 50th wedding anniversary 14 June 1966.

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Edmund J. Miller Sr. and Martha Ethel Toale Miller of Springwater NY in 1950. Click any image to enlarge.

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The Obituary of Edmund J. Miller Sr.

1887 - 17 August 1971

From the Genesee County Express, 19 August 1971

A funeral service will be conducted in the Baird Funeral Home, Wayland, at 2 p.m. today for Edmund J. Miller Sr., 83, of Springwater who died Tuesday, 17 August 1971 in Wayland.

Mr. Miller moved to Springwater from Buffalo in 1919 and started the Cannon and Miller Co. partnership there which operated until dissolved in 1930. He then formed the Miller Manufacturing Co. which he operated until his retirement in 1958.

He was a member of the Springwater United Methodist Church; Warren Patching Lodge 883, F.and A.M.; and was charter member of the Springwater Fire Department.

Surviving are a son, Edmund J. Miller of Addison; two daughters, Mrs. Clair (Dorothy) Wambold of Rochester and Mrs. John (Betty) Goodell of Springwater; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A Masonic memorial service was conducted in the funeral home last evening. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Springwater.

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From the Springwater Valley News, 26 August 1971

Sympathy is extended to the family and relative of Edmund Mller, Sr., age 83, who passed away at the Kline Nursing Home in Wayland last Tuesday.

Mr. Miller and his late wife, Ethel were owners of the Miller Lure Co. until he retired in 1958. He was a charter member of the Springwater Fire Co. and was a former Fire Commissioner. He also held the office of Justice of the Peace, Town of Springwater several years ago.

He is survived by a son, Edmund Jr., of Addison, 2 daughters, Mrs. Betty Goodell of Springwater and Mrs. Dorothy Wambold of Rochester.

Funeral services were held Thursday.

The Obituary of Martha Ethel Toale Miller

1895 - 7 October 1967

From the Genesee County Express, 12 October 1967

A funeral service was conducted Tuesday in the Baird Funeral Home, Wayland, for Mrs. Ethel Miller, 72, of Springwater who died Saturday 7 October 1967.

Mrs. Miller was a native of Buffalo but had resided in Springwater for the past 50 years. She and her husband, Edmund, had operated the Miller Mfg. Co. in Springwater since 1929.

She was a member of Wawanta Rebekah Lodge.

Surviving are her husband and two daughters, Mrs. Betty Goodell of Springwater and Mrs. Dorothy Wambold of Rochester; a son, Edmund Jr. of Addison; five grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Frances Wyman of Deerfield Beach, Fla.

The Rev. Raymond Horan of the Springwater Methodist Church officiated at the funeral service. Burial was in Mt. Vernon Evergreen Cemetery, Springwater.

The Burial of Edmund J. Miller Sr.

Mt. Vernon - Evergreen Cemetery in Springwater NY

The Burial of Martha Ethel Toale Miller

Mt. Vernon - Evergreen Cemetery in Springwater NY

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