John W Miller

15 September 1865–8 April 1941 (Age 75)
Marion, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of John W

When John W Miller was born on 15 September 1865, in Marion, West Virginia, United States, his father, Nathan Harrison Miller, was 28 and his mother, Sara Ellen Pyles, was 23. He married Annie Fultz on 14 February 1889. He lived in Grant District, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States in 1880 and Grant District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years. He died on 8 April 1941, at the age of 75.

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John W Miller
1865–1941
Amaretta Laurentina Westfall
1869–1954
Marriage: 6 December 1891
Grace Lovie Miller
1892–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 December 1891
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 1
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 2
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
    1886
    Age 21
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    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 (19)

    • John Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
    • John W Miller, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
    • John Miller, "United States Census, 1930"

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