Madeline Delores Miller

12 October 1919–25 June 2011 (Age 91)
Duquesne, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Madeline Delores

When Madeline Delores Miller was born on 12 October 1919, in Duquesne, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Sobot Scott William Miller, was 45 and her mother, Anna Mary Klaus, was 37. She married William L Robinson on 12 October 1939, in Duquesne, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Mifflin Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 25 June 2011, at the age of 91, and was buried in Covina, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

William L Robinson
1911–
Madeline Delores Miller
1919–2011
Marriage: 12 October 1939
Maryann Robinson
–2018
Howard Wayne Robinson
Thomas Edward Robinson

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 October 1939
Duquesne, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(3)

    Maryann Robinson

    Female–2018Female

    Howard Wayne Robinson

    MaleMale

    Thomas Edward Robinson

    MaleMale

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    William Le Roy Miller

    Male1901–1907Male

    Paul Cyril Miller

    Male1902–1923Male

    Female1905–1977Female

    Erna Muller

    Female1906–Female

    Samuel Miller

    Male1908–1909Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 15

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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)

  • Magdaline Miller in household of Scott W Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Madeline Robinson in household of Scott W Miller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Madeline D Miller in household of Scott W Miller, "United States Census, 1920"

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