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Miles, George Edmond, 1866-1970

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1866 - 1970

Biographical History

George Edmond Miles (1866-1970) was a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Southern States Mission.

George Edmond Miles was born December 9, 1866, in London, England, to John H. W. Miles and Jane Mary Wyatt. He arrived in Utah in 1878 with his mother and four siblings, and settled in St. George. He initially worked at a general store near the Silver Reef Mine. When he was 27, George married Victoria Josephine Jarvis, and they had seven children together. In 1896, at age 29, Miles was called to serve a mission in the Southern States, where he served until 1899. In St. George, Miles taught school in Washington County for four years, was St. George City Clerk for 18 years, juvenile judge for eight years, and justice of the peace for three terms.

George Edmond Miles died at the age of 103 on February 7, 1970.

Citation:
Early Missionaries database, via WWW, June 27, 2016 (George Edmond Miles; born December 9, 1866, in London, England, to John H. W. Miles and Jane Mary Wyatt; in 1896, at age 29, Miles was called to serve a mission in the Southern States, where he served until 1899; died at the age of 103 on February 7, 1970)

Salt Lake Tribune, December 10, 1968, via WWW, June 27, 2016 (George Edmund Miles; arrived in Utah in 1878 with his mother and four siblings, and settled in St. George; worked at a general store near the Silver Reef Mine; when he was 27, George married Victoria Josephine Jarvis, and they had seven children together; in St. George, Miles taught school in Washington County for four years, was St. George City Clerk for 18 years, juvenile judge for eight years, and justice of the peace for three terms)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

George Edmond Miles missionary journal

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1709
Scope and Contents

Typescript of missionary journal for George Edmond (or Edmund) Miles' service in the Southern States Mission from July 1896-November 1897. Includes nearly daily entries describing Miles' experiences as a missionary. Journal is in two volumes: Volume 1 is July 1896-April 1897 and Volume 2 is May-November 1897.

Dates: 1896-1897