Thomas A. Miller

11 July 1872–27 January 1953 (Age 80)
Winchester, Jefferson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Thomas A.

When Thomas A. Miller was born on 11 July 1872, in Winchester, Jefferson, Kansas, United States, his father, John Miller, was 28 and his mother, Melinda Clarissa Susan Housh, was 22. He lived in Jefferson Township, Jefferson, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Council Grove Twp, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1900. He died on 27 January 1953, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 80.

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John Miller
Melinda Clarissa Susan Housh
Nancy Elizabeth Miller
Charles Miller
Thomas A. Miller
Clarissa Mae Miller
George Spencer Miller
John Omer Miller
James Louis Miller
Andrew J. Miller
Mary Jane Miller
Scott Miller
Foy Miller
Harry Miller

Parents and Siblings

    John Miller


    Melinda Clarissa Susan Housh




    Nancy Elizabeth Miller


    Charles Miller



    Clarissa Mae Miller



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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 5

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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.

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 (2)

  • Tomas A Miller in household of John Miller, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas A Miller in household of John Miller, "United States Census, 1880"

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