Harriet Emilie Miller

1867–1954 (Age 87)
West Bend, Washington, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Harriet Emilie

When Harriet Emilie Miller was born on 9 January 1867, in West Bend, Washington, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Charles Henry Miller, was 40 and her mother, Martha Elizabeth Wightman, was 33. She married Emil Charles Pors on 27 June 1888, in West Bend, Washington, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Wisconsin, United States in 1870 and Marshfield, Wood, Wisconsin, United States for about 40 years. She died on 17 January 1954, at the age of 87.

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Emil Charles Pors
Harriet Emilie Miller
Marriage: 27 June 1888
William Emil Pors
Charles Miller Pors

Spouse and Children

27 June 1888
West Bend, Washington, Wisconsin, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Charles Edward Miller


    Frances Augusta Miller


    Elisabeth Watson Miller


    William Wightman 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.
1870 · P.T. Barnum's Circus Established in Wisconsin

Age 3

P.T. Barnum's Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan & Hippodrome was established in Delavan, Wisconsin in 1870.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

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

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)

  • Herritt E Pors in household of Emil C Pors, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harriet E Pors in household of Emil C Pors, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hattie Pors in household of Emil Pors, "United States Census, 1900"

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