John Ernest Miller

5 January 1893–1 May 1974 (Age 81)
Mill Creek, Union, Illinois, United States

The Life of John Ernest

When John Ernest Miller was born on 5 January 1893, in Mill Creek, Union, Illinois, United States, his father, Adam Miller, was 30 and his mother, Ida Belle Jordan, was 23. He married Beulah McDaniel on 14 April 1928, in Charleston, Mississippi, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Thebes, Alexander, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Tamms, Alexander, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 May 1974, in Florida, United States, at the age of 81.

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John Ernest Miller
Beulah McDaniel
Marriage: 14 April 1928
Everest Leslie Miller

Spouse and Children

14 April 1928
Charleston, Mississippi, Missouri, United States


    Everest Leslie Miller


Parents and Siblings

    Adam Miller


    Ida Belle Jordan




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 5

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

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

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)

  • John E Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John E Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Miller in household of Adam Miller, "United States Census, 1900"

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