Margaret E. Miles

Female26 March 1868–12 November 1881

Brief Life History of Margaret E.

When Margaret E. Miles was born on 26 March 1868, in Akron, Tuscola, Michigan, United States, her father, William Bancroft Miles, was 28 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Cadwell, was 21. She lived in Elkland Township, Tuscola, Michigan, United States in 1870. She died on 12 November 1881, in Columbia Township, Tuscola, Michigan, United States, at the age of 13, and was buried in Unionville, Tuscola, Michigan, United States.

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William Bancroft Miles
Mary Elizabeth Cadwell
Annie Esther Miles
William H. Miles
Margaret E. Miles
Ruby J. Miles
John Frederick Miles
Mastin M. Miles
George J. Miles
Frances Miles
Lizzie M. Miles
Mary Elizabeth Miles
Grant Roy Miles

Sources (8)

  • Margaret Miles in household of William Miles, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margrett E Miles, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Maggie Miles, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

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World Events (7)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 7

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.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from the Middle English (Old French) personal name Mile + genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, or from its other Old French form Miles, a derivative of ancient Germanic Milo, based on the element mil, from mel ‘good, generous’. The Old French oblique case form was Milon (see Milon 1). Compare Millen and Millson .

English: variant, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, of Myhill , from a vernacular form of the Biblical name Michael . Miles Coverdale, the translator of the Bible, when in Germany, called himself Michael Anglus (‘the Englishman’).

Irish (Louth and Kilkenny): when not the same as 1 or 2, it is sometimes an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolmhuire, see Myles .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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