Charles Ellsworth Miller

1867–1921 (Age 54)
Mercer, Illinois, United States

The Life of Charles Ellsworth

When Charles Ellsworth Miller was born on 14 March 1867, in Mercer, Illinois, United States, his father, James Sutton Miller, was 33 and his mother, Keziah L Miller, was 30. He married Catherine Lydia Barnes on 27 December 1892, in Seward, Seward, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pleasant Township, Wapello, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Washington Township, Wapello, Iowa, United States in 1920. He died on 7 March 1921, in Eldon, Wapello, Iowa, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Agency Cemetery, Agency, Wapello, Iowa, United States.

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Charles Ellsworth Miller
Catherine Lydia Barnes
Marriage: 27 December 1892
Vern Wilson Miller
Cleveland Miller
Glen Alexander Miller
Ora Mae Miller
Ray Vergil Miller
Cleo Noah Miller
Ned Clarence Miller
Helen Alice Miller
James Edwin Miller
Teddy Loren Miller
Rex Arthur Miller

Spouse & Children

27 December 1892
Seward, Seward, Nebraska, United States


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Parents & Siblings



  • Mary Elizabeth Miller


  • Male1862–1962Male

  • Frank Wesley Miller


  • Male1867–1921Male

  • Estella Reed Miller


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Age 4

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 15

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles E Miller in household of Calvin M Miller, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charley Miller in household of Hally Brooks, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles Miller in household of James Miller, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"

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