Helen Marie Miller

18 May 1904–28 December 1985 (Age 81)
Chillicothe, Clark, Ohio, United States

The Life of Helen Marie

Helen Marie Miller was born on 18 May 1904, in Chillicothe, Clark, Ohio, United States. She married Edward D Whittlesey on 25 December 1928, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. She lived in New York City, New York, United States in 1935 and Lakewood, Lakewood, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 28 December 1985, in Miami, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Edward D Whittlesey
1906–1997
Helen Marie Miller
1904–1985
Marriage: 25 December 1928

Spouse and Children

    Edward D Whittlesey

    Male1906–1997Male

    Female1904–1985Female

MARRIAGE
25 December 1928
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 9

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
1927

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Helen Whittlesey in household of Edward D Whittlesey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Helen Whittlesey in household of Leonard Dale, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen Marie Whittlesey, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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