Robert Deaver Miller

21 November 1894–23 July 1970 (Age 75)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Robert Deaver

When Robert Deaver Miller was born on 21 November 1894, in Ohio, United States, his father, James William Miller, was 29 and his mother, Clara Alice "Allie" Deaver, was 29. He married Catherine Marie Heath on 11 November 1921, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Bullskin Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Harrison Township, Perry, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 July 1970, in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75.

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Robert Deaver Miller
Catherine Marie Heath
Marriage: 11 November 1921
James W Miller
Robert Heath Miller

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11 November 1921
Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 11

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

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 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)

  • Robert Miller in household of James Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert Miller in household of James Miller, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Robert D Miller in household of James W Miller, "United States Census, 1910"

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