Rosa May Francis Neese

18 September 1881–27 March 1971 (Age 89)
Putnamville, Warren Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States

The Life of Rosa May Francis

When Rosa May Francis Neese was born on 18 September 1881, in Putnamville, Warren Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States, her father, Lewis Neese, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Ann Crouse, was 32. She married Harley Granville Miller on 13 September 1906. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Jackson Township, Owen, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Washington Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 March 1971, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Harley Granville Miller
Rosa May Francis Neese
Marriage: 13 September 1906
Vina M Miller
Mary Garnet Miller
Everett Miller

Spouse and Children

13 September 1906


    Vina M Miller


    Mary Garnet Miller


    Everett Miller


Parents and Siblings

    Lewis Neese


    Sarah Ann Crouse




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 25

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Naois ( see McNeese ).2 North German and Dutch: from a short form of the female personal name Agnes ( see Annis ).3 Americanized form of German Nies or possibly Kniess ( see Knez ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Rosie Miller in household of Harlley Miller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rose Miller in household of Harley Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rosie M Miller in household of Harley G Miller, "United States Census, 1910"

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