Genevieve Hope Miller

7 May 1895–6 January 1933 (Age 37)
Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States

The Life of Genevieve Hope

When Genevieve Hope Miller was born on 7 May 1895, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, her father, Henry Frederick Miller, was 34 and her mother, Hattie Delilah Foss, was 30. She had at least 1 daughter with Mott Peters. In 1930, at the age of 35, her occupation is listed as a clerk in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States. She died on 6 January 1933, in Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 37.

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Mott Peters
Genevieve Hope Miller
June Virginia Peters

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 11

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Genevieve Peters in household of Matt Or Mott Peters, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Genevieve H Miller in household of Henry F Miller, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Geneveive H Peters in household of Mott Peters, "United States Census, 1930"

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