Myrtle Viola Weatherbee

Brief Life History of Myrtle Viola

When Myrtle Viola Weatherbee was born on 5 February 1903, in Wheeler, Prentiss, Mississippi, United States, her father, John Wesley Weatherbee, was 39 and her mother, Mary Frances Mollie White, was 36. She married Herman Bradford Miller on 21 August 1921. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in United States in 1949 and Prentiss, Mississippi, United States in 1950. She died on 17 July 1999, in Baldwyn, Prentiss, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Frankstown, Prentiss, Mississippi, United States.

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Herman Bradford Miller
Myrtle Viola Weatherbee
Marriage: 21 August 1921
Charles Bradford Miller
Helen Miller

Sources (6)

  • Viola Miller, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Myrtle Viola Weatherbee Miller, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Viola Miller in household of Herman Miller, "United States Census, 1940"

World Events (8)


St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Weatherby .

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

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