Clayton Miller

Male14 August 1889–2 March 1967

Brief Life History of Clayton

When Clayton Miller was born on 14 August 1889, in Creekside, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Fulton Miller, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Ann McQuilkin, was 26. He married Mabel Claudina Elkin on 28 March 1912, in Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 2 March 1967, in Smicksburg, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Smicksburg, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clayton Miller
1889–1967
Mabel Claudina Elkin
1886–1961
Marriage: 28 March 1912
Sara Mary Miller
1914–1998
Helen Louise Miller
1916–1994

Sources (10)

  • Clayton Miller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clayton Miller, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Clayton Miller in entry for Clyde Roy Gibney and Helen Louise Miller, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 March 1912Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 1

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1905 · The Movie Theater

    Age 16

    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. 

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 21

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    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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