Enola Belle Miller

20 January 1921–8 August 2006 (Age 85)
Bendavis, Texas, Missouri, United States

The Life of Enola Belle

When Enola Belle Miller was born on 20 January 1921, in Bendavis, Texas, Missouri, United States, her father, Paul Ray Miller, was 21 and her mother, George Clare Chaffee, was 20. She lived in Ava, Douglas, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 8 August 2006, in Mountain Home, Baxter, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Baxter Memorial Gardens, Mountain Home, Baxter, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Paul Ray Miller
1899–1980
George Clare Chaffee
1900–1980
Enola Belle Miller
1921–2006

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 1

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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)

  • Enola Miller in household of Paul Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Enola B. Grimstead grave marker in Baxter Memorial Gardens, Mountain Home, Arkansas
  • Enola Belle Miller in the U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007

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