Grace May Miller

4 May 1873–7 November 1960 (Age 87)
York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Grace May

When Grace May Miller was born on 4 May 1873, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Emanuel Miller, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth M. Jamison, was 36. She married Amos Bortner Fair on 15 November 1891, in York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Spring Grove, York, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and West York, York, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 November 1960, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in North Codorus Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amos Bortner Fair
1866–1952
Grace May Miller
1873–1960
Marriage: 15 November 1891
Charles Edward Fair
1892–1965
Bessie Mae Fair
1894–1917
Mary Elizabeth Fair
1895–1984
Elsie Estella Fair
1897–1998
Viola Grace Fair
1899–1990
Julia Ann Fair
1901–1987
Esther Romaine Fair
1903–1995
Israel George Fair
1905–1982
Amos Emanuel Fair
1907–1907
Morgan Henry Fair
1908–1909
Calvin Luther Fair
1910–1949
Stewart Oliver Fair Sr.
1912–1990
Melvin Eugene Fair
1913–1990
Dorothy Irene Fair
1915–2010

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 November 1891York, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 2
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad
    Age 4
    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 23
    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.

    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 (13)

    • Grace M Fair in household of Amos B Fair, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Grace May Miller, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Grace Fair in household of Amos Fair, "United States Census, 1910"

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