Mary Stella "May" Miller

FemaleJuly 1867–31 August 1964

Brief Life History of Mary Stella "May"

When Mary Stella "May" Miller was born in July 1867, in Lyons, Clinton, Iowa, United States, her father, Albert Miller, was 23 and her mother, Hannah Tolson, was 25. She married John G. Kramer on 20 November 1884, in Lyons, Clinton, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Miles, Jackson, Iowa, United States in 1900 and St. Lawrence, Hand, South Dakota, United States for about 20 years. She died on 31 August 1964, in Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Miller, Hand, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

John G. Kramer
1857–1937
Mary Stella "May" Miller
1867–1964
Marriage: 20 November 1884
Arthur J Kramer
1886–1982
Lillian M Kramer
1888–1917
John Marion Kramer
1891–1925
Jessie Pearl Kramer
1894–2004
Maude Ethelyn Kramer
1896–1981
Mable E Kramer
1900–1918
Vivian Corene Kramer
1902–1998
Harry R Kramer
1906–
Herman A. Kramer
1909–1987

Sources (16)

  • Mary Kramer in household of John G Kramer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • May S. Miller, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Mary E. Kramer, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 November 1884Lyons, Clinton, Iowa, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 1

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    1870

    Age 3

    Historical Boundaries: 1870: Jackson, Iowa, United States

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 29

    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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