Claude Emmett Miller

Brief Life History of Claude Emmett

When Claude Emmett Miller was born on 25 May 1903, in Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States, his father, John Emmett Miller, was 26 and his mother, Elsie Alberta Thomas, was 20. He married Dorothy Marie Robertson on 3 September 1924, in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 29 November 1984, in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude Emmett Miller
1903–1984
Dorothy Marie Robertson
1906–1964
Marriage: 3 September 1924
Jack Carrol Miller
1925–1995
William Gene Miller
1930–2001

Sources (8)

  • Claude Miller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Claude E Miller, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Claude Emmett Miller, "Oklahoma, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

World Events (8)

1904

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1907

Oklahoma is the 46th state.

1927

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

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a miller. The standard modern vocabulary word represents the northern Middle English term miller, 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. In North America, the surname Miller has absorbed many cognate surnames from other languages, for example German Müller (see Mueller ), Dutch Mulder and Molenaar , French Meunier , Italian Molinaro , Spanish Molinero , Hungarian Molnár (see Molnar ), Slovenian, Croatian, and Serbian Mlinar , Polish Młynarz or Młynarczyk (see Mlynarczyk ). Miller (including in the senses below) is the seventh most frequent surname in the US.

South German, Swiss German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Müller ‘miller’ (see Mueller ) and, in North America, also an altered form of this. This form of the surname is also found in other European countries, notably in Poland, Denmark, France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), and Czechia; compare 3 below.

Americanized form of Polish, Czech, Croatian, Serbian, and Slovenian Miler ‘miller’, a surname of German origin.

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

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