Edward Kerr Miller

Male9 November 1871–30 September 1943

Brief Life History of Edward Kerr

When Edward Kerr Miller was born on 9 November 1871, in New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States, his father, Isaac M. Miller, was 43 and his mother, Eliza Allen, was 36. He married Anna R McLaughlin on 17 August 1895, in Washington, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Wymore, Gage, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Fairbury, Jefferson, Nebraska, United States for about 30 years. He died on 30 September 1943, at the age of 71, and was buried in Fairbury Cemetery, Fairbury, Jefferson, Nebraska, United States.

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Edward Kerr Miller
Anna R McLaughlin
Marriage: 17 August 1895
Pearl B Miller

Sources (10)

  • E K Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward Miller, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
  • E.k. Miller in entry for Irvin Holtz, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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  • Marriage
    17 August 1895Washington, Kansas, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 1

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.


    Age 2

    Find A Grave Memorials Photo shows the established date of this cemetery was in 1873.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 19

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    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.

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