Mattie Miller

about 1874–27 June 1945 (Age 71)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Mattie

When Mattie Miller was born about 1874, in Missouri, United States, her father, Samuel Patton Miller, was 42 and her mother, Sophia Spoon, was 38. She married Thomas M. Fritts on 13 March 1890, in Comanche, Comanche, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Comanche, Texas, United States in 1880 and Haskell, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 27 June 1945, at the age of 71.

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Thomas M. Fritts
Mattie Miller
Marriage: 13 March 1890
Elbert J. Fritts
child Fritts
Bennie Fritts
Will L. Fritts
Carl Fritts
Bertha Ann Fritts
Susie Maud Fritts
Mertie Fritz

Spouse and Children

13 March 1890
Comanche, Comanche, Texas, United States


    Elbert J. Fritts


    Will L. Fritts




    child Fritts


+3 More Children

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+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 2

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 20

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

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)

  • Mattie Miller in household of Samuel Miller, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mollie Fritz in household of Tom Fritz, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mamie P Fritts in household of Tom L Fritts, "United States Census, 1900"

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