Samuel Preston Miller

1864–26 February 1936 (Age 72)
Crocus, Adair, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Samuel Preston

When Samuel Preston Miller was born in 1864, in Crocus, Adair, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Preston Miller, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Ann Mcclure, was 26. He married Susan Margaret Patteson on 3 March 1888, in Columbia, Adair, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Russell, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Columbia, Adair, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 February 1936, in Adair, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Columbia Cemetery, Columbia, Adair, Kentucky, United States.

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Samuel Preston Miller
Susan Margaret Patteson
Marriage: 3 March 1888
James Preston Miller
Lt. Oliver Patteson Miller
Susan Russell Miller
Julia A Miller
Otha Butler Miller
Annie Mary Miller

Spouse and Children

3 March 1888
Columbia, Adair, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • S P Miller, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Samuel P Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samuel P Miller in household of James P Miller, "United States Census, 1870"

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