Samuel Butler Miller

1878–Male
Parker, Texas, United States

The Life of Samuel Butler

When Samuel Butler Miller was born in 1878, in Parker, Texas, United States, his father, George Cicero Miller, was 37 and his mother, Cynthia Emily Wristen, was 25.

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Family Time Line

George Cicero Miller
1841–1922
Cynthia Emily Wristen
1853–1923
Sarah MILLER
1869–
Daniel Jackson (Jack) Miller
1874–1963
Charles C Miller
1876–
Samuel Butler Miller
1878–
Nancy Rebecca Miller
1880–1968
Eliza A Miller
1882–
Elija Owen Miller
1882–1951
Eunice Eldora Miller
1884–1974
Leona Miller
1886–1888
Naomi Miller
1887–
Cynthia Ida Miller
1889–
Emma Viola Miller
1891–1984
Rupert David Miller
1894–1967
Rufus Miller
1895–
Pharis Oran Miller
1896–1981

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 3

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 31

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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 (1)

  • Sam B Miller in household of George Miller, "United States Census, 1880"

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