George Miller

1905–1985 (Age 80)
Kilkenny, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States

The Life of George

When George Miller was born on 25 January 1905, in Kilkenny, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States, his father, George Anthony Miller, was 27 and his mother, Anna Marie Stasney, was 27. He died on 6 September 1985, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

George Anthony Miller
1877–1974
Anna Marie Stasney
1877–1963
Carl Miller
1899–1985
Chas. Miller
1900–
Carol C Miller
1900–
Earl Louis Miller
1901–1985
George Miller
1905–1985
Lyle Leo Miller
1907–1994
Evelyn Miller
1909–1975
Donald Miller
1914–1989

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 1

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1927

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • George J Miller in household of George A Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George J Miller in household of George A Miller, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Geo. P. Miller, "Minnesota Births and Christenings, 1840-1980"

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