Sarah Rebecca Miller

14 February 1897–5 April 1941 (Age 44)
Caribou, Idaho, United States

The Life of Sarah Rebecca

When Sarah Rebecca Miller was born on 14 February 1897, in Caribou, Idaho, United States, her father, John Henry Miller, was 35 and her mother, Hulda Susette Marie Birch, was 34. She married James Henderson Nyman on 28 April 1915, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in North Logan, Cache, Utah, United States for about 10 years and North Logan Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 5 April 1941, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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James Henderson Nyman
Sarah Rebecca Miller
Marriage: 28 April 1915
MarDean Nyman
Harvey James Nyman
Dewayne Henderson Nyman
Lloyd Nyman
Ruth Nyman
Bonnie Jean Nyman

Spouse and Children

28 April 1915
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States


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Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1902 · Old Main (Utah State University)

Age 5

The first building on the Utah State University Campus was named Old Main and is the oldest functioning academic building in Utah. It was built after the current site was approved unanimously by the Board of Trustees for the new college. Construction started in 1889 and the entire building was completed in 1902. During the Spanish Flu Epidemic in 1919, the building was used as a makeshift hospital to take care the effected residents in the surrounding area. Old Main was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. 
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 12

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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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Story Highlight

Lillie Agnes Miller

Lillie Agnes Miller was born 20 April 1904 at Park Valley, Box Elder, Utah, the last of a large family. She is the daughter of John Henry Miller born at Southwick, Sussex, England and Hulda Su …

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Nyman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah Nyman in household of James Nyman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah R Miller in household of John Miller, "United States Census, 1910"

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