Margaret Elizabeth Miller

11 February 1918–16 July 2007 (Age 89)
Monroe Township, Monroe, Michigan, United States

The Life of Margaret Elizabeth

When Margaret Elizabeth Miller was born on 11 February 1918, in Monroe Township, Monroe, Michigan, United States, her father, Carl Henry Miller, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth W Mathis, was 24. She lived in Raisinville Township, Monroe, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 July 2007, in Fayetteville, Fayette, Georgia, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Dundee, Monroe, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

George William Riggs
1912–1997
Margaret Elizabeth Miller
1918–2007

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Carl Henry Miller

    Male1894–1978Male

    Female1893–1975Female

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 4

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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)

  • Margaret Miller in household of Carl Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margaret W Miller in household of Carl H Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret Elizabeth Riggs, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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