Sion Earnest Miller

1 August 1893–18 November 1968 (Age 75)
Mountain Springs, Cooke, Texas, United States

The Life of Sion Earnest

When Sion Earnest Miller was born on 1 August 1893, in Mountain Springs, Cooke, Texas, United States, his father, Squire Emmett Miller, was 33 and his mother, Laura Jane "Mattie" Chastain, was 21. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Cooke, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 18 November 1968, in Osage, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Skiatook, Osage, Oklahoma, United States.

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Squire Emmett Miller
Laura Jane "Mattie" Chastain
Claud A Miller
Anne Jane Miller
Lenora Hicklin
Nancy Myrtle Miller
Sion Earnest Miller
Ina E Miller
Buford Earl Miller
Ewell Miller

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 1

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Sion E Miller in household of Squire E Miller, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sion E. Miller, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sion Earnest Miller, "Texas, Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"

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