Grace Lovie Miller

1892–

The Life 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 Magisterial District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years.

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

Parents and Siblings

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

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)

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

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