Elwood Kerschner Miller

30 March 1900–June 1971 (Age 71)
Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Elwood Kerschner

When Elwood Kerschner Miller was born on 30 March 1900, in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Henry Miller, was 37 and his mother, Hannah Elizabeth Kerschner, was 33. He married Stella May Koch about 1919, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and South Manheim Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died in June 1971, in Pottsville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Elwood Kerschner Miller
Stella May Koch
Marriage: about 1919
Elwood Koch Miller Jr

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  • Marriage
    about 1919Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 1
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
    Age 11
    Pottsville was chartered as a city on 22 Mar 1911.
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 19
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    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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    Sources (20)

    • Elwood K Miller in household of William H Miller, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Elwood Miller, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Elwood Kerschner Miller, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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