Almyra Christena Miller

13 May 1898–13 April 1982 (Age 83)
Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Almyra Christena

When Almyra Christena Miller was born on 13 May 1898, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Martin George Miller, was 29 and her mother, Emily Lovina Williams, was 25. She married Hyrum Peter Otileus Bolander on 11 December 1940, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Highland, Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 13 April 1982, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Lehi City Cemetery, Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Peter Otileus Bolander
1889–1954
Almyra Christena Miller
1898–1982
Marriage: 11 December 1940

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1940Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center
    Age 1
    The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 2
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1920
    Age 22
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Millar
    Mueller
    Milner
    Millward
    McMiller

    Story Highlight

    A Sketch of My Life by Emily L. Williams Miller

    A SKETCH OF MY LIFE Written in 1947 By Emily L. Williams Miller I was born in Mill Creek, Salt Lake County, Utah, 15 August 1872, a daughter of Ephraim H. Williams and Almira North Williams. My fath …

    Sources (17)

    • Almyra Christena Miller Bolander, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Almyra Christena Miller, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Almyra Miller Bolander in entry for Hyrum Peter Bolander, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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