Glenn Allen Miller

5 February 1901–5 March 1994 (Age 93)
Hancock, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life of Glenn Allen

When Glenn Allen Miller was born on 5 February 1901, in Hancock, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, George Edwin Muller, was 30 and his mother, Caroline Elizabeth Deffenbaugh, was 36. He married Hazel Marie Taylor on 26 May 1928, in Fremont, Dodge, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1925 and James Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States for about 5 years. He died on 5 March 1994, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Oakland, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Glenn Allen Miller
Hazel Marie Taylor
Marriage: 26 May 1928
Maurice Eugene Miller
Gloria Ardelle Miller
Barbara Lucille Miller

Spouse and Children


    Hazel Marie Taylor


26 May 1928
Fremont, Dodge, Nebraska, United States


    Maurice Eugene Miller


    Gloria Ardelle Miller



Parents and Siblings


    Caroline Elizabeth Deffenbaugh




    Harry Lewis Miller



    Roy N Miller


    Alta B Miller



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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 12

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 25

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

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)

  • Glenn A Miller, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Glen A Miller in household of George A Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Glen A Miller in household of George A Miller, "United States Census, 1910"

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