Grace May Miller

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

The Life 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 in 1930. 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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Amos Bortner Fair
Grace May Miller
Marriage: 15 November 1891
Charles Edward Fair
Bessie Mae Fair
Mary Elizabeth Fair
Elsie Estella Fair
Viola Grace Fair
Julia Ann Fair
Esther Romaine Fair
Israel George Fair
Amos Emanuel Fair
Morgan Henry Fair
Calvin Luther Fair
Stewart Oliver Fair Sr.
Melvin Eugene Fair
Dorothy Irene Fair

Spouse and Children

15 November 1891
York, Pennsylvania, United States


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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

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)

  • Grace Fair in household of Amos Fair, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grace Fair in household of Amos B Fair, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Grace M Fair in household of Amos Fair, "United States Census, 1930"

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