Grace May Miller

Female4 May 1873–7 November 1960

Brief Life History 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
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

Sources (16)

  • Grace M Fair in household of Amos B Fair, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grace May Miller, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Grace Miller in entry for Charles Edward Fair, "Delaware Vital Records, 1650-1974"

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  • Marriage
    15 November 1891York, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (14)

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    Siblings (12)

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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

    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.

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