Margrate M Miller

1860–
Indiana, United States

The Life of Margrate M

Margrate M Miller was born in 1860, in Indiana, United States as the daughter of Daniel Miller and Mallie B. She married Joseph G Elder on 29 December 1884, in Cass, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Harrison Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

Joseph G Elder
1852–1918
Margrate M Miller
1860–
Marriage: 29 December 1884
Mollie B Elder
1888–1956
Salem Dewitt Elder
1892–1907

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 December 1884
Cass, Missouri, United States
children

(2)

    Female1888–1956Female

    Salem Dewitt Elder

    Male1892–1907Male

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Miller

    MaleMale

    Mallie B

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 36

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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Sources (3)

  • Margarett Elder in household of Joseph ? Elder, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Margrate M Elder in household of Joseph G Elder, "United States Census, 1910"
  • S Margaret Miller, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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