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 Aaron Louis Barnett (1861, Austria-September 1st, 1941, New York) and Rose Leibel (1855, Poland-February 10, 1940, New York). They emigrated in 1879 and married in 1881 in New York.
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.
June 29, 1956, civil wedding of Arthur and Marilyn at Roxbury
July 13, 1956, Marilyn and Arthur Miller leaving for England, for the production of "The Prince and the
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