Charles Bertram Miller

Documented History


Charles B. Miller was born 5 April 1910 to H Claude Miller and Mattie B App who lived at 2513 Greenwood, Kentucky, per Kentucky, Birth Records, 1847-1911.

CBM113 1910 Kentucky Birth Records 1847-1911 - 2

CBM113 1910 Kentucky Birth Records 1847-1911 – 2

Claude was an Insurance Solicitor at 38 years old when Bertram was born. And Mattie was 35 years old. Both lived in Kentucky and had 3 children, but only 2 living at the time.

CBM113 1910 Kentucky Birth Records 1847-1911 - 3

CBM113 1910 Kentucky Birth Records 1847-1911 – 3

In 1910, Burtram lived with his parents and brother at 3513 Green Wood Avenue, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, per the 1910 United States Federal Census. His father, Claude H, was 38 years old. He was a Collector with an Insurance Company. The house was rented.

CBM113 1910 US Federal Census

CBM113 1910 US Federal Census

His wife was Mattie Belle, 35 years old. Her parents were born in Germany. She was born in Kentucky like the others. Thurman was 2 years old at the time and Burtram was a newborn. Claude and Mattie Belle had been married 4 years at the time. They had 3 children, 2 still living.

CBM113 1920 US Federal Census

CBM113 1920 US Federal Census

Burtram Lived at 4715 Fourth Street, Allison County, Jefferson, Kentucky in 1920 according to the 1920 Census. He was 9 years old and lived with his parents, Claude and Mattie Miller. Claude was 48, Mattie was 48, and both were born in Kentucky. Mattie’s parents were born in Germany. Claude worked in dry cleaning in 1920. Louis’ brothers were Louis Aloysius Miller (age 8) and Thurman Miller (age 11).

CBM113 1926 Sophomore Class Picture

CBM113 1926 Sophomore Class Picture

In 1926, Bertram was a Sophomore at St. Xavier High School, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. I have him listed in the class listing and a class photo on the following page of the yearbook, but I am unable to identify which person he is in the photo.

CBM113 1930 US Federal Census

CBM113 1930 US Federal Census

In 1930, Bertram lived at 2032 Lakeside Drive in Allison County, Jefferson, Kentucky. He was 20 years old and lived with his parents and both brothers. Thurman was 22, Louis was 18, Mattie was 55 and Claude was 57. Mattie was 30 and Claude was 32 when they got married. So they would have been married in 1905. In 1930, Louis was not employed. Bertram was an electrician at an electric shop. Claude was a manager at Dye Works. Claude owned the home and the value of the home was approximately $8,000.

CBM113 1940 US Federal Census

CBM113 1940 US Federal Census

According to the 1940 United States Federal Census, Bertram lived with his wife, their daughter, and his mother at 1524 Gardner Avenue, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky. He was 30 years old at the time and worked as an Auto Electrician at a Repair Garage. His wife, Mildred, was 26 years old. Their daughter, Norma, was 3 years old. His mom, Mattie, was 65 years old and widowed. Mildred was born in Indiana. The others were born in Kentucky. Bertram worked 50 weeks that year and his income was $1560. Mildred was a housewife and Mattie was unable to work.

CBM113 1949 U.S. City Directories

CBM113 1949 U.S. City Directories

In 1949, Charles Bertram and Mildred W lived at 1528 Southgate Avenue, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky per U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995. Bertram was an Instructor.

1528 Southgate Ave in Oct 2011

1528 Southgate Ave in Oct 2011

In 1956, Charles Bertram and Mildred W still lived at 1528 Southgate Avenue, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky per U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995. Bertram was an Instructor.


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Bertram passed away on 15 February 1995 in Tucson, Pima, Arizona according to the U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014. His birthdate is listed as 5 April 1910.

CBM113 1995 Headstone

CBM113 1995 Headstone

Bertram is resting with his wife, Mildred W, at Evergreen Memorial Park Mortuary, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona in section 45 Lawn Crypts. His Find A Grave Memorial # is 164977095.

If you have any additional information on Charles Bertram Miller or would like to share memories of his life, please leave it in the Comments box below.  I will update this post as I find additional information.

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~Kris

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