Gladys Ethelyn Miller

14 August 1891–24 November 1954 (Age 63)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Gladys Ethelyn

When Gladys Ethelyn Miller was born on 14 August 1891, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, Harvey A Miller, was 29 and her mother, Ruth Olive Murray, was 25. She married Albert Leroy Poorman in 1910. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Elk, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1930 and Elk Township, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 24 November 1954, at the age of 63, and was buried in Elk, Spokane, Washington, United States.

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Albert Leroy Poorman
Gladys Ethelyn Miller
Marriage: 1910
Alice Lorena Poorman
Albert Poorman
Leon R. Poorman
Naomi Ruth Poorman

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 16

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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)

  • Gladys Payne in household of John Payne, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gladys E Payne in household of John J Payne, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gladys Miller in household of Har* Miller, "United States Census, 1900"

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