Grace Lovie Miller

1892–

The Life Summary of Grace Lovie

When Grace Lovie Miller was born in 1892, her father, John W Miller, was 27 and her mother, Amaretta Laurentina Westfall, was 23. She lived in Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1892 and Grant District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years.

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Family Time Line

John W Miller
1865–1941
Amaretta Laurentina Westfall
1869–1954
Grace Lovie Miller
1892–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 4
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 6
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 31
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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 (8)

  • Lovie Grace Miller, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"
  • Lovie Miller in household of John Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lovie Grace Miller, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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