Florence E Miller

16 February 1907–16 January 1954 (Age 46)
Leepertown Township, Bureau, Illinois, United States

The Life of Florence E

When Florence E Miller was born on 16 February 1907, in Leepertown Township, Bureau, Illinois, United States, her father, Alba Lockard Miller, was 33 and her mother, Julia Loretta Crain, was 34. She lived in Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 16 January 1954, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Bureau Junction, Bureau, Illinois, United States.

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Einer Conrad Swenson
1899–1985
Florence E Miller
1907–1954

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 12

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.
1920

Age 13

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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)

  • Florence Swenson in household of Einer Swenson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence Millet in household of Alba L Millet, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence Miller in household of Alba Miller, "United States Census, 1910"

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