Floyd Tyson Miller

20 August 1896–21 February 1955 (Age 58)
Tucker, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Floyd Tyson

When Floyd Tyson Miller was born on 20 August 1896, in Tucker, West Virginia, United States, his father, Albert Taylor Miller, was 48 and his mother, Martha Ellen White, was 38. He married Elisabeth R Endres on 11 February 1918, in Clark, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States for about 10 years and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 21 February 1955, in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States.

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Floyd Tyson Miller
1896–1955
Elisabeth R Endres
1894–
Marriage: 11 February 1918
Floyd Tyson Miller Jr.
1919–1978
Verdis H Miller
1923–2003

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 February 1918
Clark, Washington, United States
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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Floyd T Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Floyd T Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Floyd Miller in household of Albert Miller, "United States Census, 1900"

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