Emma Belle MILLER

May 1870–1955 (Age 84)
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Emma Belle

When Emma Belle MILLER was born in May 1870, in Illinois, United States, her father, Albert Miller, was 26 and her mother, Hannah Tolson, was 27. She married Henry Christian Kramer on 21 August 1888, in Lyons, Clinton, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Elk River Township, Clinton, Iowa, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1955, in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa, United States, at the age of 85.

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Henry Christian Kramer
Emma Belle MILLER
Marriage: 21 August 1888
Alice "Alis" M KRAMER
Charles Henry KRAMER
Hazel E Kramer
Harriet "Henriette" G KRAMER
Lloyd Oscar Kramer
George Emmet Kramer

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World Events (8)

Age 1
In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1872 · The First National Park
Age 2
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition
Age 23
Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a miller. The standard modern vocabulary word represents the northern Middle English term, an agent derivative of mille ‘mill’, reinforced by Old Norse mylnari ( see Milner ). In southern, western, and central England Millward (literally, ‘mill keeper’) was the usual term. The American surname has absorbed many cognate surnames from other European languages, for example French Meunier , Dumoulin , Demoulins, and Moulin ; German Mueller ; Dutch Molenaar ; Italian Molinaro ; Spanish Molinero; Hungarian Molnár; Slavic Mlinar , etc.2 Southwestern and Swiss German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Müller ( see Mueller ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (17)

  • Emma Kramer in household of Henry Kramer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma Miller in household of Albert Miller, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Emma B Kramer in household of William C Booth, "United States Census, 1900"

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