Amanda Vogel

17 December 1888–27 September 1953 (Age 64)
Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Amanda

When Amanda Vogel was born on 17 December 1888, in Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Carl Vogel, was 33 and her mother, Emma Pauling, was 19. She married Johann Friedrich Ludwig Miller on 14 February 1915. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Elk Grove Township, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 27 September 1953, in Arlington Heights, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Arlington Heights, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Johann Friedrich Ludwig Miller
Amanda Vogel
Marriage: 14 February 1915
Harold Louis Miller

Spouse and Children

14 February 1915


Parents and Siblings

    Carl Vogel





World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 4

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a happy person or someone who liked to sing, or a metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher, from Middle High German, Middle Low German vogel ‘bird’. This name is found throughout central Europe, not only in German-speaking lands.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Foygl, cognate with 1 above.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amanda Miller in household of Louis Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Amanda Miller in household of Louis Miller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Amanda Vogel in household of Charles Vogel, "United States Census, 1900"

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