George Washington Miller

28 November 1878–31 January 1964 (Age 85)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Miller was born on 28 November 1878, in West Virginia, United States, his father, George William Miller, was 33 and his mother, Nancy Victoria Montgomery, was 31. He married Elva Mabel Chapman in 1902, in Mason, Mason, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Montgomery, Fayette, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Kanawha District, Fayette, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 31 January 1964, in Fayette, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in London, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States.

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George Washington Miller
Elva Mabel Chapman
Marriage: 1902
Alice May Miller
Morris Kenneth Miller

Spouse and Children

Mason, Mason, West Virginia, United States


    Alice May Miller


    Morris Kenneth Miller


Parents and Siblings

    George William Miller


    Nancy Victoria Montgomery




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 23

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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)

  • G W Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Miller in household of William L Montgomery, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Miller, "United States Census, 1940"

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