Amaretta Laurentina Westfall


The Life of Amaretta Laurentina

When Amaretta Laurentina Westfall was born in 1869, her father, Joel Lafayette Westfall, was 29 and her mother, Julia A Burnside, was 31. She married John W Miller on 6 December 1891. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Union Magisterial District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1880 and Grant Magisterial District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years.

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John W Miller
Amaretta Laurentina Westfall
Marriage: 6 December 1891
Grace Lovie Miller

Spouse and Children

6 December 1891


Parents and Siblings



    Anderson Marion Westfall


    Caroline Mandena Westfall




    Maggie V. Westfall


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 31

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: regional name for someone from Westphalia, Middle High German, Middle Low German Westvāl.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Tina Miller in household of John Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tina Miller in household of John Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tina Miller in household of John Miller, "United States Census, 1920"

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