Roy Cleveland Miller

14 January 1884–13 March 1954 (Age 70)
Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States

The Life of Roy Cleveland

When Roy Cleveland Miller was born on 14 January 1884, in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States, his father, Warren Gibson Miller, was 44 and his mother, Nancy Ellen Morris, was 35. He married Frances Isabella Bishop in December 1904, in Murray, Clarke, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Scott Township, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Doyle Township, Clarke, Iowa, United States in 1920. He died on 13 March 1954, in Independence, Montgomery, Kansas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Murray, Clarke, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Cleveland Miller
Frances Isabella Bishop
Marriage: December 1904
Keturah E. Miller
Warren Franklin Miller
Mildred M. Miller

Spouse and Children

December 1904
Murray, Clarke, Iowa, United States


    Keturah E. Miller



    Mildred M. Miller


Parents and Siblings

    Warren Gibson Miller


    Nancy Ellen Morris




World Events (8)

1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 1

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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)

  • Roy Miller in household of Warren Miller, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Roy C Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy C Miller, "United States Census, 1910"

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