Rella E Miles

Female31 March 1886–12 January 1959

Brief Life History of Rella E

When Rella E Miles was born on 31 March 1886, in Millsboro, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Miles, was 30 and her mother, Abigail Cox Hupp, was 32. She had at least 2 sons with Addie Lewis Horn. She lived in Morgan Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Bethlehem Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 January 1959, in Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Horn Cemetery, West Bethlehem Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Addie Lewis Horn
Rella E Miles
Russell W. Horne
James Madison Horn

Sources (5)

  • Rella Wilson in household of Russell Wilson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rella Miles in entry for Russell Horn and Le Vaughn Barr, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Rella E Horn in household of A L Horn, "United States Census, 1930"

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 19

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from the Middle English (Old French) personal name Mile + genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, or from its other Old French form Miles, a derivative of ancient Germanic Milo, based on the element mil, from mel ‘good, generous’. The Old French oblique case form was Milon (see Milon 1). Compare Millen and Millson .

English: variant, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, of Myhill , from a vernacular form of the Biblical name Michael . Miles Coverdale, the translator of the Bible, when in Germany, called himself Michael Anglus (‘the Englishman’).

Irish (Louth and Kilkenny): when not the same as 1 or 2, it is sometimes an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolmhuire, see Myles .

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

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