Esther Miller

14 April 1894–8 February 1964 (Age 69)
Washington, Florida, United States

The Life of Esther

When Esther Miller was born on 14 April 1894, in Washington, Florida, United States, her father, Edmond " Ed" Miller, was 40 and her mother, Rachael Barfield, was 31. She married Harmless Alexander Barfield on 15 February 1917, in Washington, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Wausau, Washington, Florida, United States for about 20 years. She died on 8 February 1964, in Washington, Florida, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Washington, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harmless Alexander Barfield
Esther Miller
Marriage: 15 February 1917
Myrtle Barfield
Murdick Barfield

Spouse and Children

15 February 1917
Washington, Florida, United States


    Myrtle Barfield


    Murdick Barfield


Parents and Siblings

    Edmond " Ed" Miller


    Rachael Barfield




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 4

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Esther Barfield in household of Hannles E Barfield, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Esther Barfield in household of Halmleas A Barfield, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ester Barfield in household of Harmers Barfield, "Florida State Census, 1935"

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