Vernice P. Miller

Brief Life History of Vernice P.

When Vernice P. Miller was born on 25 August 1898, in Charity, Dallas, Missouri, United States, her father, Jasper Miller, was 32 and her mother, Mary Emaline Mynatt, was 31. She married Henry Everett Gann in 1922. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Benton Township, Dallas, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 13 February 1926, in Dallas, Missouri, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Charity, Dallas, Missouri, United States.

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Henry Everett Gann
Vernice P. Miller
Marriage: 1922
Harold Dean Gann
baby Gann

Sources (6)

  • Vernise Miller in household of Jasper Miller, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Vernice P. Miller - Government record: birth-name: Vernice Miller
  • Vernice P Miller, "Find A Grave Index"

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1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

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 and Scottish: occupational name for a miller. The standard modern vocabulary word represents the northern Middle English term miller, 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. In North America, the surname Miller has absorbed many cognate surnames from other languages, for example German Müller (see Mueller ), Dutch Mulder and Molenaar , French Meunier , Italian Molinaro , Spanish Molinero , Hungarian Molnár (see Molnar ), Slovenian, Croatian, and Serbian Mlinar , Polish Młynarz or Młynarczyk (see Mlynarczyk ). Miller (including in the senses below) is the seventh most frequent surname in the US.

South German, Swiss German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Müller ‘miller’ (see Mueller ) and, in North America, also an altered form of this. This form of the surname is also found in other European countries, notably in Poland, Denmark, France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), and Czechia; compare 3 below.

Americanized form of Polish, Czech, Croatian, Serbian, and Slovenian Miler ‘miller’, a surname of German origin.

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

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