Herbert W. Miller

1886–1949 (Age 63)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Herbert W.

Herbert W. Miller was born in 1886, in New Jersey, United States. He lived in Wilson, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Bloomsbury, Bethlehem Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States in 1940. He died in 1949, at the age of 63, and was buried in Bloomsbury, Bethlehem Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States.

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Herbert W. Miller
1886–1949
Ethel Smith
1884–1961

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 0

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894

Age 8

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1903

Age 17

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.

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)

  • Herbert W Miller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herbert Miller in household of James Mckeever, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Herbert W Miller, "United States Census, 1920"

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