Leona Wilmetta Pierson1

b. 2 September 1868, d. 1950
Last Edited=22 Apr 2012
Great-grandmother of Joan Elizabeth Coffman
Pedigree for Joan Elizabeth Coffman
     Leona Wilmetta Pierson was born on 2 September 1868 at Washinton, Wayne County, Indiana.1,2 She was the daughter of William Pierson and Jemima Arnold Goshorn.1

On 12 June 1880 Leona Wilmetta Pierson was enumerated in the household of James Abernathy on the 1880 U. S. census for Seymour, Jackson County, Indiana as Leona Pierson, Step Daughter, Single, 11 years old, birthplace of Ohio, occupation of At School. Also enumerated in the household were Jemima Arnold Goshorn, Ida Ella Pierson, Laura Belle Pierson and Jane Wilson.3

Leona Wilmetta Pierson married August James Miller, son of Dr Peter John Mueller Jr and Agatha Huber, on 27 January 1890 at St Louis, Missouri.1,2

Leona Wilmetta Pierson died in 1950.1

Children of Leona Wilmetta Pierson and August James Miller


  1. Herbert August Potratz, A Family Tree of the Miller-Smith Family, supplied by unknown 14 supplier; A family tree in a non standard form, currently in the possesion of Joan E Flint.
  2. Pierson Family Bible Pages, Photocopies made by Toni Mathis and George Potratz from a Bible in the pocession of Toni Mathis, Christmas 2001, currently in the possesion of Joan E Flint, Seattle, WA.
  3. James Abernathy household, 1880 U.S. census, Jackson County, Indiana, population schedule, City of Seymour, enumeration district 187, supervisor's district 2, page 18 (written) / 143 B (stamped), dwelling 181, family 209; Ancestry.com Images Online: 1880 U.S. Census / Indiana / Jackson / Unknown Townships / ED# 187 / Image 18 of 38, transcribed 9 Jul 2003.