James Columbia Miller

2 August 1892–December 1959 (Age 67)
Seneca, Montgomery, Maryland, United States

The Life of James Columbia

When James Columbia Miller was born on 2 August 1892, in Seneca, Montgomery, Maryland, United States, his father, Marshall Henry Miller, was 22 and his mother, Margaret Elisabeth Ashby, was 18. He married Julia M Mckenney on 26 December 1912. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Washington, District of Columbia, United States for about 10 years and District 19, Prince George's, Maryland, United States in 1930. He died in December 1959, at the age of 67.

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James Columbia Miller
Julia M Mckenney
Marriage: 26 December 1912
Raymond Paul Miller
Catherine Lucille Miller
Anna L Miller
James H Miller
George Miller
Robert Lee Miller
Thelma Miller
Julia Mary Miller
Sarah Miller
Mary Ellen Miller
Patricia L Miller
Rodney Wayne Miller

Spouse and Children

26 December 1912
District of Columbia, United States


    Raymond Paul Miller


    Catherine Lucille Miller


    Thelma Miller


    Julia Mary Miller


    Anna L Miller


+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 18

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • James Miller in household of Marshall Miller, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James C Miller in household of James McKenney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James C Miller, "United States Census, 1930"

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