Helena Miller

1898–1964 (Age 66)
Concordia, Lafayette, Missouri, United States

The Life of Helena

When Helena Miller was born in 1898, in Concordia, Lafayette, Missouri, United States, her father, John C Miller, was 37 and her mother, Sophia F. Steinkuehler, was 33. She married William R Roehrs. She lived in Freedom Township, Lafayette, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died in 1964, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

William R Roehrs
1895–1971
Helena Miller
1898–1964
Marriage:

Spouse and Children

    William R Roehrs

    Male1895–1971Male

    Female1898–1964Female

MARRIAGE

Parents and Siblings

    John C Miller

    Male1861–1924Male

    Sophia F. Steinkuehler

    Female1865–1942Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 0

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 6

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Helen Miller in household of John C Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Helone Miller in household of John C Miller, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Helena Miller in household of John C Miller, "United States Census, 1910"

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