Jas. Miller

18 February 1896–15 January 1953 (Age 56)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jas.

Jas. Miller was born on 18 February 1896, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States as the son of Alex Miller and Jessie Miller. He died on 15 January 1953, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Jas. Miller
1896–1953
Mary F. Downey
1895–1936

Spouse and Children

    Male1896–1953Male

    Mary F. Downey

    Female1895–1936Female

Parents and Siblings

    Alex Miller

    MaleMale

    Jessie Miller

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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World Events (8)

1903

Age 7

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 9

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. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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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  • Jas. Miller, "Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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