Museum the New Llano Colony



Charles Miller

Birth: Born around 1907 in Washington.  

Description:  

Pre-Colony History: In 1910 he was living in Washington with his parents and sister; In 1920 he was still living in Washington, but now with his step-father (Bert Busick) and mother, his sister and four half-siblings.

The Busick family came from Washington to the colony in March 1922.

Family Information: Son of Mabel Busick and step-son and nephew of Bertram Busick.

Brother of Beulah Miller and half-brother to Roscoe, Fred, Vivian, Iris, Byron and Bill Busick.  

Job in Colony: In 1922 he was part of a group of students who helped out at the candy shop along with Beulah Miller, Mildred Seelye, Mabel Synoground, Margaret Seelye, Beulah Gaddis and Mabel Synoground.

He was also working in the bakery, along with Ruby Synoground and Laura Merrill who were wrapping bread.

In 1932 he was helping on a painting job at the Synoground home.  

Home in Colony:  

Other Info: In 1927 he married Nola Hahnlen in Ohio where he was working as a baker; they returned to the colony at some point before 1932.

 

Post-Colony History:  

Death: He died in 1988 in Ohio.  

Sources: Family Source: Val Busick; US Census: 1910, 1920; Ohio, County Marriage Records; Llano Colonist: April 22, 1922, February 20, 1932, April 30, 1932; US SSDI  

Photo: Taken around 1920 (Back Row L to R) Roscoe Busick, Beulah & Charles Miller; (Front L to R) Bert holding Iris, Fred, Vivian and Mabel Busick.

Clipping from the "Llano Colonist" dated May 20, 1922.