Catherine E Miller

Brief Life History of Catherine E

When Catherine E Miller was born on 1 June 1875, in Cassadaga, Chautauqua, New York, United States, her father, Nicholas Miller, was 34 and her mother, Margaret Michael, was 23. She married Donald G Raynor in 1892, in Chautauqua, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Stockton, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1905 and Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1910. She died on 16 April 1928, in Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Saint Marys Cemetery, Dunkirk, Chautauqua, New York, United States.

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Donald G Raynor
Catherine E Miller
Marriage: 1892
Anna Helena Raynor
Elsie Margaret Raynor
Donald Grant Raynor

Sources (11)

  • Katharine Raynard in household of Daniel G Raynard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Catherine E. Raynor Smith, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Katharine Miller in entry for John Francis Davis, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.


Incorporated as city in 1886

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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