Myrtle Viola Weatherbee

1903–1999 (Age 96)
Wheeler, Prentiss, Mississippi, United States

The Life 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. She lived in Beat 3, Prentiss, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. She died on 17 July 1999, in 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

Spouse and Children

21 August 1921


    Charles Bradford Miller


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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 4

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.

Age 26

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

Variant spelling of English Weatherby .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Viola Miller in household of Herman Miller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Viola M Miller in household of Herman Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Myrtle V Weatherby in household of John W Weatherby, "United States Census, 1920"

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