Dorothy E. Miller

3 June 1917–30 April 2003 (Age 85)
Sharpsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Dorothy E.

When Dorothy E. Miller was born on 3 June 1917, in Sharpsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William F Miller, was 28 and her mother, Anna S Ultch, was 23. She married William John Meier on 1 July 1939, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 30 April 2003, in Cabot, Winfield Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Glenshaw, Shaler Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William John Meier
Dorothy E. Miller
Marriage: 1 July 1939

Spouse and Children

1 July 1939
Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Mildred Miller


World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Dorothy Miller in household of William F Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dorthy Miller in household of William F Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorothy E. Miller, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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