Haley Mahala Miller

February 1865–11 July 1955 (Age 90)
Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Haley Mahala

When Haley Mahala Miller was born in February 1865, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Joshua Davis Miller, was 24 and her mother, Rosanna Davis, was 22. She married Chauncey Benson on 15 September 1886, in Monroe, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Bell, Kentucky, United States in 1880. She died on 11 July 1955, in Canton, Blaine, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Longdale Cemetery, Longdale, Blaine, Oklahoma, United States.

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Chauncey Benson
Haley Mahala Miller
Marriage: 15 September 1886
William L. Benson
C Benson
Orvil Benson
Harlen David Benson
Bennie Benson
Mae Mary Benson

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
Age 1
The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 2
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1892 · The Radio is invented
Age 27
Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

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 (11)

  • Haley Miller in household of Joshua Miller, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hallie Benson in household of Chancy Benson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mahala Benson in household of Chance Benson, "United States Census, 1910"

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