Mary Jane Miller

10 March 1850–1 January 1912 (Age 61)
Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Miller was born on 10 March 1850, in Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States, her father, John Miller, was 30 and her mother, Janet Crooks, was 28. She died on 1 January 1912, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Miller
1820–1856
Janet Crooks
1821–1879
Henry Miller
1845–1923
Thomas L Miller
1846–1900
Elizabeth Hannah Miller
1848–1920
Mary Jane Miller
1850–1912
John Crooks Miller
1853–1905
Joseph Miller
1855–1936

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World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
Age 7
The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
1863
Age 13
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 17
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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 (7)

  • Mary J. Miller in household of Thomas Miller, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Jane Miller, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Mary Jane Miller, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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