John W Miller

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

The Life 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 Magisterial District, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States in 1880 and Grant Magisterial 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
Amaretta Laurentina Westfall
Marriage: 6 December 1891
Grace Lovie Miller

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6 December 1891


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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 The Amendment was later repealed.

Age 21

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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  • John Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Miller, "United States Census, 1920"

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