James Monroe Miller

about 1841–
Madison, Missouri, United States

The Life of James Monroe

When James Monroe Miller was born about 1841, in Madison, Missouri, United States, his father, John Wert Miller, was 48 and his mother, Martha Matthews, was 25. He lived in Iron, Missouri, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

John Wert Miller
1793–1882
Martha Matthews
1816–1870
William B. W. Miller
1837–1864
Martha Vinesa Miller
1838–1923
James Monroe Miller
1841–
Sophia E. Miller
1843–1921
Julia Ann Miller
1844–1920
Helen Marier Miller
1848–1930
Laura E Miller
1850–1885
Charles Washington Miller
1850–1914
Margaret Philena Miller
1852–1885
Thomas Wert Miller
1855–1922
Melissa Miller
1857–1926

Parents and Siblings

    John Wert Miller

    Male1793–1882Male

    Female1816–1870Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

Age 19

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 31

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • James M Miller in household of John W Miller, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James M Miller in household of John W Miller, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Monroe Miller - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: James Monroe Miller

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