John Miller

5 November 1877–1 May 1900 (Age 22)
Ystrad-dyfodwg, Glamorgan, Wales

The Life of John

When John Miller was born on 5 November 1877, in Ystrad-dyfodwg, Glamorgan, Wales, his father, David Miller, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Davies, was 31. He lived in Ystrad-dyfodwg, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1881. He died on 1 May 1900, in Scofield, Carbon, Utah, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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David Miller
Elizabeth Ann Davies
Morgan Miller
William Miller
Thomas Henry Miller
Elvira Miller
John Miller
Elizabeth Ann Miller

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 7

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

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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The Early Life of Thomas Henry Miller

Thomas Henry Miller was born June 24, 1871 in Trealaw, Glamorgan, Wales. At the age of nine, he was given to "Aunt" Mary and her husband "Uncle" James Miller, who lived in Pontypridd, Wales. James ha …

Sources (3)

  • John Miller in household of William Davies, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John Miller in household of William Davies, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John Miller, "Find A Grave Index"

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