Miller Allen Russ

Male18 March 1929–7 February 1987

Brief Life History of Miller Allen

When Miller Allen Russ was born on 18 March 1929, in Kinston, Lenoir, North Carolina, United States, his father, Joseph Quincy Russ, was 28 and his mother, Mildred S Allen, was 30. He married Rita Bess Higginbotham in 1956, in Georgia, United States. He lived in Lenoir, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Kinston Township, Lenoir, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1950. He died on 7 February 1987, in Orlando, Orange, Florida, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Chapel Hill Cemetery, Orlando, Orange, Florida, United States.

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Miller Allen Russ
Rita Bess Higginbotham
Marriage: 1956

Sources (7)

  • Allen ?Os in household of Sir Joseph Q ?Os, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Miller Allen Russ, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • Miller Russ, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1956Georgia, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.


    Age 3

    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    1945 · Peace in a Post War World

    Age 16

    The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Rouse .

    German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with hrōd ‘renown’, for example Rudolf.

    German (of Slavic origin): from Old Slavic rusъ ‘reddish’, used as a nickname (compare 6 below and Rus ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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