Elizabeth C. Miller was born 9 January 1884 in Lakefield Township, Saginaw County, Michigan. She died 28 October 1973 in Vallejo, California and was buried 30 October 1973 in St. Vincent Cemetery, Vallejo, California.
Elizabeth (Miller) and Herbert Short were married in St. Vincent's Church in 1908 and were parish members continually afterward. Elizabeth and Herbert made their home in Vallejo, California for 65 years; no children were born to this union. Elizabeth was a member of the Vallejo Rationing Board during World War II and a past president of the PTA.