Nancy E. Miller

16 October 1857–27 November 1887 (Age 30)
Adams Township, Darke, Ohio, United States

The Life of Nancy E.

When Nancy E. Miller was born on 16 October 1857, in Adams Township, Darke, Ohio, United States, her father, John B. Miller, was 44 and her mother, Elizabeth Michael, was 43. She married William Crum on 20 March 1879. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 27 November 1887, at the age of 30, and was buried in Long Island, Phillips, Kansas, United States.

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George Emory Brown
Nancy E. Miller
Marriage: 25 December 1880
Frederick Charles Brown
Milo Alexander Brown
James Leonard Brown
Ellen Francis Brown

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25 December 1880


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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 3

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 9

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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)

  • Nancy E Cable in household of Jacob Cable, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nancy E Miller in household of John R Miller, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy Miller in entry for Rosa Maud Crum, "Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950"

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