Franklin Silas Miller

24 February 1874–2 December 1953 (Age 79)
Landisburg, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Franklin Silas

Franklin Silas Miller was born on 24 February 1874, in Landisburg, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States. He married Clara Elizabeth Cocklin on 25 April 1917, in Steelton, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 2 December 1953, in Perry, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Perry Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Franklin Silas Miller
1874–1953
Clara Elizabeth Cocklin
1872–1925
Marriage: 25 April 1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 April 1917
Steelton, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 3

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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