Born Gussie Barnett.
Date of birth : March 18, 1891, New York.
Date of death : March 6, 1961, Brooklyn.
Mother of Arthur Miller.
Her parents were born in Austria.
She grew up in the German Jewishs ghetto in Harlem, north of Manahattan. She studied enough to be able to become a teacher.
She married Isadore on December 31, 1910, in New York.
Arthur would describe her as a true Jewish mother, loving her children and dominating her husband.
with her children
June 29, 1956, civil wedding of Arthur and Marilyn at Roxbury
She learned Marilyn the Jewish cooking rudiments, including the bortsch, the chicken soup with unleavened bread dumplings and the liver émincé.
She died on March 6, 1961 at the Brooklyn Jewish Hospital, from a heart attack.
Marilyn attended her funeral on March 8, 1961, despite her separation with Arthur and her latest outing from the