Pauline Miller

31 July 1901–14 November 1977 (Age 76)
Laurens, Georgia, United States

The Life of Pauline

When Pauline Miller was born on 31 July 1901, in Laurens, Georgia, United States, her father, John Lanier Miller, was 27 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Harrelson, was 23. She married John Herman Dixon on 16 August 1918, in Laurens, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in District 1369, Laurens, Georgia, United States in 1930 and District 1368, Laurens, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 14 November 1977, in Dublin, Laurens, Georgia, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Cedar Grove, Laurens, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Herman Dixon
Pauline Miller
Marriage: 16 August 1918
John Dixon
Vernell Dixon
Buford Herman Dixon
Samuel Coyis Dixon

Spouse and Children

16 August 1918
Laurens, Georgia, United States



    Vernell Dixon



    Samuel Coyis Dixon


Parents and Siblings

    John Lanier Miller


    Mary Elizabeth Harrelson




    Vera L Miller



World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 5

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 21

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

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)

  • Pauline Dixon in household of John H Dixon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pauline Dixon in household of Herman Dixon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pauline M Dixon in entry for Mrs John H Dixon, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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