Sarah Florence Arthur

16 August 1890–21 December 1985 (Age 95)
Gilmer, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah Florence

When Sarah Florence Arthur was born on 16 August 1890, in Gilmer, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States, her father, Nathaniel Barnette Arthur, was 46 and her mother, Eliza Jane Beverage, was 36. She married Edward Curry Miller on 18 April 1916, in Webster, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Webster, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years and Holly Magisterial District, Webster, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 21 December 1985, in Amherst, Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Edward Curry Miller
Sarah Florence Arthur
Marriage: 18 April 1916
Elwin Miller
Elmer Miller
Rendell Lonnie Miller
Della Arminta Miller
Emery Theodore Miller
Sylvia Miller

Spouse and Children

18 April 1916
Webster, West Virginia, United States


    Elwin Miller


    Elmer Miller


    Rendell Lonnie Miller


    Della Arminta Miller


    Emery Theodore Miller


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Nathaniel Barnette Arthur


    Eliza Jane Beverage




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

An eminent person; high, lofty, exalted, noble, eminent, excellent, proud; a bear; noble, great, generous. Gaelic forms are Art and Artair.

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah F Miller in household of Edward C Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah Miller in household of Edward C Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sarah Miller in household of Edward C Miller, "United States Census, 1940"

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