Minnie Grace Miller

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

The Life Summary 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 lived in Chouteau, Montana, United States in 1920. She died on 16 November 1968, in Fort Benton, Idaho, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Emerson Harnish
1888–1955
Minnie Grace Miller
1888–1968
Marriage: 23 December 1909
Dale Hilliard Harnish
1910–1991

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 December 1909Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1889
    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

    English and Scottish: occupational name for a miller. The standard modern vocabulary word represents the northern Middle English term miller, 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. In North America, the surname Miller has absorbed many cognate surnames from other languages, for example German Müller (see Mueller ), Dutch Mulder and Molenaar , French Meunier , Italian Molinaro , Spanish Molinero , Hungarian Molnár (see Molnar ), Slovenian, Croatian, and Serbian Mlinar , Polish Młynarz or Młynarczyk (see Mlynarczyk ). Miller (including in the senses below) is the seventh most frequent surname in the US.South German, Swiss German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Müller ‘miller’ (see Mueller ) and, in North America, also an altered form of this. This form of the surname is also found in other European countries, notably in Poland, Denmark, France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), and Czechia; compare 3 below.Americanized form of Polish, Czech, Croatian, Serbian, and Slovenian Miler ‘miller’, a surname of German origin.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Millar
    Mueller
    Milner
    Millward
    McMiller

    Sources (13)

    • Grace M Wasnick, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Grace Miller in entry for Dale H. Harnish and Leona M. Tacke, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Grace M Miller in household of Claud E Miller, "United States Census, 1920"

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