Helen Blanche Miller

25 July 1896–March 1979 (Age 82)
Upper Strasburg, Letterkenny Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Helen Blanche

When Helen Blanche Miller was born on 25 July 1896, in Upper Strasburg, Letterkenny Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George Brinton Mc Clellan Miller, was 33 and her mother, Virginia Belle Jennie McGowan, was 31. She married Newton Cyrus Lecron in 1929, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died in March 1979, in Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Newton Cyrus Lecron
1894–1984
Helen Blanche Miller
1896–1979
Marriage: 1929

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1929Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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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.
    1905 · The Movie Theater
    Age 9
    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 22
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name for a miller. The standard modern vocabulary word represents the northern Middle English term miller, 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. In North America, the surname Miller has absorbed many cognate surnames from other languages, for example German Müller (see Mueller ), Dutch Mulder and Molenaar , French Meunier , Italian Molinaro , Spanish Molinero , Hungarian Molnár (see Molnar ), Slovenian, Croatian, and Serbian Mlinar , Polish Młynarz or Młynarczyk (see Mlynarczyk ). Miller (including in the senses below) is the seventh most frequent surname in the US.South German, Swiss German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Müller ‘miller’ (see Mueller ) and, in North America, also an altered form of this. This form of the surname is also found in other European countries, notably in Poland, Denmark, France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), and Czechia; compare 3 below.Americanized form of Polish, Czech, Croatian, Serbian, and Slovenian Miler ‘miller’, a surname of German origin.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Millar
    Mueller
    Milner
    Millward
    McMiller

    Sources (9)

    • Helen Blanche Miller Lecron, "Pennsylvania Delayed Birth Records, 1941-1976"
    • Helen B Lecron in household of Newton Lecron, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Helen B. Miller, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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