Melvin Mormon Miller

17 October 1846–2 December 1921 (Age 75)
LaSalle, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Melvin Mormon

When Melvin Mormon Miller was born on 17 October 1846, in LaSalle, Illinois, United States, his father, Reuben Gleim Miller, was 35 and his mother, Rhoda Ann Letts, was 31. He married Martha Maria Shurtleff on 12 February 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 40 years and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1867. He died on 2 December 1921, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Melvin Mormon Miller
1846–1921
Martha Maria Shurtleff
1852–1909
Marriage: 12 February 1872
Melvin Lyman Miller
1875–1878
Effie Mae Miller
1878–1936
Nettie Maude Miller
1881–1945
Lettie Mabel Miller
1881–1959
Martha Irene Miller
1885–1907
Arthur Vincent Miller
1888–1958
James Albert Miller
1890–1951
Clarence Grover Miller
1892–1894
Doris Conway Miller
1895–1958

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1872Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 2
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    1863
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 20
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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

    Sources (44)

    • Melvin Miller in household of Rhoda A Miller, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Melvin M Miller in entry for Doris Conway Miller and Coquella Peterson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Malvin in entry for Melvin Lyman Miller, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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