Miller, Emma Jean Guyn(born: 1901 - died: 2009)
Emma Jean Guyn Miller was a life-long educator in Nicholasville, KY. Born in Woodford County, KY, her family moved to Nicholasville the following year.
Miller attended the Nicholasville Colored School, grades 1-8, and continued her education in Lexington, KY, at Russell High School. She graduated in 1920 and went on to earn her teaching certificate in 1921 at Turner Normal School [in Negro Education 1917] in Tennessee.
Miller began teaching in a one-room school house in Nicholasville in 1922, teaching grades 1-3. She taught for more than 40 years. Emma Miller was the wife of William Miller.
For more see M. Davis, "Educator will be remembered for caretaking, faith," Lexington Herald-Leader, 3/05/2006, front page; and "Tribute to Emma Jean Guyn Miller," Congressional Record - Senate, 03/11/2009, p. S3022.