Ulysses Sherman Miller

19 February 1888–4 May 1974 (Age 86)
Hutton Valley, Howell, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ulysses Sherman

When Ulysses Sherman Miller was born on 19 February 1888, in Hutton Valley, Howell, Missouri, United States, his father, Isaac L Miller, was 39 and his mother, Mary Ann Rothwell, was 36. He married Alta G Farr on 18 November 1916. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in WaKeeney, Trego, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Pasadena Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 4 May 1974, in San Clemente, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 86.

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Ulysses Sherman Miller
Alta G Farr
Marriage: 18 November 1916
Tyrus Sherman Miller
Rosemary MILLER

Spouse and Children

18 November 1916


Parents and Siblings

    Isaac L Miller


    Mary Ann Rothwell




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 3

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

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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Sources (3)

  • Sherman Miller in household of Isaac L Miller, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ulysses Miller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ulysses S Miller, "United States Census, 1920"

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