Monroe Marchbank Miller

2 February 1922–24 December 1996 (Age 74)
Endicott, Whitman, Washington, United States

The Life of Monroe Marchbank

When Monroe Marchbank Miller was born on 2 February 1922, in Endicott, Whitman, Washington, United States, his father, Monroe Eugene Miller, was 32 and his mother, Mabel Alberta Marchbank, was 20. He married Prudence Inez Turk on 23 December 1950, in Mobile, Alabama, United States. He died on 24 December 1996, in Brewster, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas, United States.

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Monroe Marchbank Miller
Prudence Inez Turk
Marriage: 23 December 1950

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23 December 1950
Mobile, Alabama, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 7

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 20

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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)

  • Monroe Marchbank Miller, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Monroe M Miller, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Monroe M Miller, "Find A Grave Index"

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