Joseph Miller

28 May 1874–1962 (Age 87)
Lee, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Miller was born on 28 May 1874, in Lee, Kentucky, United States, his father, Curtis Losson Miller, was 31 and his mother, Dicey Edwards, was 27. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Susan Isabella Mullins. He died in 1962, at the age of 88, and was buried in Lee, Kentucky, United States.

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Joseph Miller
Susan Isabella Mullins
William Odis Miller Sr.
Everett Miller
Pearl May Miller
Ora May Miller
Jeanette Marie Miller

Spouse and Children





    Pearl May Miller


    Ora May Miller


    Jeanette Marie Miller


Parents and Siblings



    Benjamin F Miller


    Henry Miller


    William Miller




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 18

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 (3)

  • Joseph Miller in household of Lawson Miller, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joseph Miller, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1962"
  • Wm F Miller, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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