Millie A. Austin

14 October 1893–20 July 1971 (Age 77)
New York, United States

The Life of Millie A.

When Millie A. Austin was born on 14 October 1893, in New York, United States, her father, Adelbert Austin, was 36 and her mother, Nellie K. Keville, was 31. She lived in Manlius, Manlius, Onondaga, New York, United States in 1930 and Vienna, Oneida, New York, United States in 1940. She died on 20 July 1971, in Jewell, Vienna, Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in North Manlius, Manlius, Onondaga, New York, United States.

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1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

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, French, and German: from the personal name Austin, a vernacular form of Latin Augustinus, a derivative of Augustus . This was an extremely common personal name in every part of Western Europe during the Middle Ages, owing its popularity chiefly to St. Augustine of Hippo ( 354–430 ), whose influence on Christianity is generally considered to be second only to that of St. Paul. Various religious orders came to be formed following rules named in his honor, including the ‘Austin canons’, established in the 11th century, and the ‘Austin friars’, a mendicant order dating from the 13th century. The popularity of the personal name in England was further increased by the fact that it was borne by St. Augustine of Canterbury ( died c.605 ), an Italian Benedictine monk known as ‘the Apostle of the English’, who brought Christianity to England in 597 and founded the see of Canterbury.2 German: from a reduced form of the personal name Augustin .

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

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  • Millie Austin in household of Adelbert D Austin, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Millie Austin in household of Adelbert Austin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Millie Lockerby in household of J Pearl Peck, "United States Census, 1930"

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