Pauline Blen Miller

3 September 1919–27 March 1995 (Age 75)
Roseburg, Douglas, Oregon, United States

The Life of Pauline Blen

When Pauline Blen Miller was born on 3 September 1919, in Roseburg, Douglas, Oregon, United States, her father, Clarence Elmer Miller, was 28 and her mother, Alice Emma Jolliff, was 23. She married Harry Willard Elliott on 30 December 1939, in Clark, Washington, United States. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Jasper Election Precinct, Lane, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 27 March 1995, in Lane, Oregon, United States, at the age of 75.

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Harry Willard Elliott
Pauline Blen Miller
Marriage: 30 December 1939

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30 December 1939
Clark, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · The First Fannie May

Age 1

The first Fannie May shop was opened by H. Teller Archibald. It became so popular that after fifteen years Fannie May had opened 48 stores in the Midwest. During World War II, the ingredients for all of Fannie May's recipes were hard to come by. However, they chose to not change their recipes, while other competitors did. Fannie May's vision was to create handmade, delectable chocolates, without ever compromising the taste of the candy.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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 Miller in household of Derby Feeley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pauline Miller in household of Clarence E Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Pauline Elliott in household of Willard Elliott, "United States Census, 1940"

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