Minnie Grace Miller

25 April 1888–16 November 1968 (Age 80)
Rockcreek Township, Wells, Indiana, United States

The Life of Minnie Grace

When Minnie Grace Miller was born on 25 April 1888, in Rockcreek Township, Wells, Indiana, United States, her father, Frank Theodore Miller, was 28 and her mother, Angeline Matilda Houtz, was 30. She married Ralph Emerson Harnish on 23 December 1909, in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 16 November 1968, in Fort Benton, Chouteau, Montana, United States, at the age of 80.

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Ralph Emerson Harnish
Minnie Grace Miller
Marriage: 23 December 1909
Dale Hilliard Harnish

Spouse and Children

23 December 1909
Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Montana is 41st state.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 21

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Grace M Miller in household of Claud E Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Grace Harnish in household of Franklin T Miller, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minnie G Miller in household of Franklin T Miller, "United States Census, 1900"

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