G. T. (Gideon Tibbetts) Ridlon.

History of the families Millingas and Millanges of Saxony and Normandy, comprising genealogies and biographies of their posterity surnamed Milliken, Millikin, Millikan, Millican, Milligan, Mulliken and Mullikin, A. D. 800-A. D. 1907; containing names of thirty thousand persons, with copious notes on online

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Sandy Brook in Saco, supplementing this by a course of study at Westbrook
Seminary. He entered the mills at Biddeford, learned the dyer's trade and
worked as a journeyman and overseer in the mills at Saco, Biddeford, Lewiston
(Me.), and Laconia, N. H.

He enlisted in the 12th New Hampshire Regiment of Lifantry, Aug. 13, 1862,
and served three years, being in many hard-fought battles and skirmishes. At
the battle of Chancel) orsville he was seriously wounded by a minie ball passing



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through his left arm, and spent some months in a hospital in Washington, D.C.
He joined his regiment at Point Lookout, Md. At the battle of Cold Ihirbor he
was seriously injured in a charge on the enemy's works, and was sent again to
Washington, where, after remaining for nine months, he was put into detached
service, taking recruits to the front.

After receiving an honorable discharge from the army, he joined his family
in Michigan, lie subsequently worked in a woollen mill; then engaged in the
furniture business; then worked for ten years as a pattern maker. He culti-
vated a market garden in Michigan City, Ind., two years. Latterly, he has
found eniployment with his son-in-law as a contractor and builder, his residence
being in lielhany. Neb. He is a man of strict integrity, and a devout Christian.
Children's names with 8th generation.

CHILDREN OF ARTHUR AND ELIZABETH HAYES.

1. Sarah A. Milliken^ (2), eldest daughter of Arthur" (1), b. in Saco, Me., Dec.
27, 181 1 ; d. in Schoharie, N.Y., July 27, 1831.

2. John H. Milliken^ (2), eldest son of Arthur" (1), b. in Saco, Me., Sept. 12,
1813; d. at St. Augustine, Fla., Aug. 28, 1839.

3. Elizabeth lVIilliken^ second daughter of Arthur", b. in Troy, N. Y., Apr. 10,
1817; was m. Jan. i, 1836, to Dr. George W. Churchill, at Troy. She d.
at Saco, Me., Dec. 17, 1844. One child, Mary Jane^, b. 1841.

4- Arthur Milliken^ (2), second son of Arthur" (1), b. in Troy, N.Y., Feb. i,
1819; d. Apr. 21, i8ig.

5. Mary Milliken^ (2), third daughter of Arthur" (1), b. in Troy, N.Y., Sept. 18,
1820; was m. to Alpheus A. Hanscomb, Esq., of Saco, Sept. 20, 1843; lived in
Portsmouth, N.H., in 1885; d. Mar. 9, 1887. Had Julia, Alpheus, Charles, and
Mary L.

6. Samuel A. Milliken' (6), third son of Arthur" (1), b. in Troy, N.Y., Aug. 16,
1822; d. Nov. 15, 1822.

7. Charles S. Milliken^ (2), fourth son of Arthur" (1), b. in Troy, N.Y., July 15,
1823; d. in Saco, Mar. 18, 1844.

8. Jane U. Milliken^ (1), fourth daughter of Arthur" (1), b. in Troy, N.Y., Apr.
20, 1S25; was m. to Capt. Henry Libby of Saco, Me., Aug. 13, 1850, and d. at
Chelsea, Mass., Oct. 3, 1855. Had one child, Charles H}, b. at St. Helena,
July 15, 1855.

9- Catherine Milliken' (1), fifth daughter of Arthur" (1), b. in Schoharie, N.Y.,
Sept. 13, 1832; d. Mar. 3, 1833.

d-igbfb C')cncration.

CHILDREN OF MOSES S. AND LtJCT CLARK.

I- George W. Milliken' (2). eldest son of Moses' (1), I). Oct. 2, 1842; m. to .Susan
W. Abbott, and lived in Biddeford, Me., where he d. Nov. 7, 1897. He had
issue seven children, named as follows:

I. George W. Milliken", b. May 29, 1866; d. Sept. 18, 1867.
II. Fred L. MILLIKEN^ b. Jan. 20, 1870; m. Florence A. Emerson, and

lives in Biddeford, Me.
in. Lucy N. Milliken^ b. July 16, 1871 ; unmarried.



56 POSTERITY OF SAMUEL MILLIKEN.

IV. Wesley H. Milliken', b. Dec. 31, 1872; unmarried.
V. Ch.arles H. Milliken'-', b. Aug. 5, 1874; m. Maude Emery, and re-
sides in Biddeford, Me.
VI. Nellie M. Milliken^, b. July 31, 1876; d. Aug. 15, 1877.
VII. Nellie E. Milliken", b. Feb. 24, 1879; d. Feb. 23, 1880.

2. iVIargaret D. Milliken' (1), eldest daughter of Moses^ (1), b. Oct. 22, 1844;
was m. to Nathaniel Milliken, son of John and Fanny (Lord) Milliken, on
Buxton Road, and resides in Kittery, Me. ; he is employed as a mechanic in the
navy yard. Three children, two sons and one daughter. She d. Sept. 25, 1904.

3. Samuel C. Milliken* (5), second son of Moses' (1), b. Nov. 24, 1846; m. to
Nellie Montgomery, and lives in Biddeford, Me. He was employed for some
time as second overseer in one of the Biddeford mills, but subsequently engaged
in the meat and provision business with his father. He has three daughters.

I. Sarah F. Milliken^ b. Aug. 19, 1870.

II. Hattie B. Milliken", b. Aug. 9, 1872.

ni. Annie M. Milliken", b. May 7, 1876.

4. Isaac L. Milliken'* (5), third son of Moses' (1), b. May 9, 1849; never m. He
was for a number of years employed in the mills of Biddeford; afterwards, as
clerk in a Boston clothing store up to the time of his death, which occurred June
16, 1 89 1. Buried in Biddeford, Me.

5. Amos B. Milliken* (2), fourth son of Moses' (1), b. Nov. 13, 1851 ; d. Sept. 22,
1867, aged 15 yrs. 10 mo. Interred in Biddeford, Me.

6. Willie H. Milliken' (2), fifth son of Moses' (1), b. Feb. 10, 1862; m. to Ella
Dow and lives in Somerville, Mass.

7. Moses H. Milliken'* (2), sixth son of Moses' (1), b. Oct. 14, 1864; unmarried.

CHILDREN OF DAVID AND PHILENA.

1. Burganette Milliken^ (1), eldest daughter of David' (1), b. Sept. 20, 1846; d.
Aug. 12, 1864.

2. (Infant) Milliken^ (l),eldestsonofDavid'(l),b. Sept. io,i848;d.Sept.i9,i848.

3. James Irving Milliken^ (2), second son of David' (1), b. in Saco, Me., Mar.
9, 1850; m. Apr. 25, 1871, to Jennie M. Tuttle, by whom two children. She
d. July 14, 1874, and he m. 2d, May 7, 1876, to Nellie M. Thayer, by whom
three children.

He was appointed overseer of a department in the mills at Slatersville, R.I.,
in Apr., 187 1, when a little more than twenty-one years old, remaining there a
little over three years, when he went to Three Rivers, Mass., and took charge of
the packing and finishing in the Otis Company's Palmer Mill, holding the posi-
tion until July, 1883, when he was appointed Assistant Superintendent of the
mill, continuing in that position till Dec. i, 1888, when he went to Lawrence,
Mass., as superintendent of the Everett Mills. On Jan. i, 1895, the agent of the
mills being promoted to the position of treasurer of the same, Mr. Milliken was
made agent and is still in that position.

With great faithfulness Mr. Milliken has compiled the records of the family
of Amos and Sally Milliken, his grandparents, for this work, and is entitled to
the gratitude of his kindred. He resides in Lawrence, Mass. His children,
named as follows:



POSTER/TV OF SAMUEL M/iriKEX. r>7



I. Nettii; M. ^[rLLrKEN", b. May 15, 1872; m. Apr. 12, 1899, Albion
R. Allex, superintendent of dveing in the Riverside Mills of tiie Ameri-
can Woolen Co.. Proviilence, R.I.
II. Louis Irving Milliken", b. Apr. 14, 1S74; d. July 29, 1874.

III. Ruth M.\y Milliken", b. Mar. 16, 18S5.

IV. David Eari.e Milliken", b. Jan. 13, 1891; d. June 21, 1893.
V. Esther Violet ^Iilliken", b. May 13, 1897.

4- Almon Augustus Milliken^ (1), third son of David^ (1), was b. in Lcwiston,
;Me.. June 13, 1S54; was ni. Sept. i, 1898, to Emma I. Gowen. No children.

Almon A. was made an overseer of the Lawrence Corporation in Lowell,
]Mass., in the early eighties, and held that position for several years, then taking
a similar one in the mills at Jewelt City, Conn.; from there he went to Norwich
and had charge of a dejiartment of the Ealls Company's Mills and was appointed
superintendent of the Jackson Mfg. Co., at Nashua, N.H., in the fall of 1900, and
is at the present time superintendent of those mills. Residence, Nashua, N.H.

5. Roscoe Smith Milliken" (1), fourth son of David^ (1), was b. in Saco, Me.,
Apr. 13, 1856; was m. Dec. 24, 1879, to Mary E. Perkins, and has two children,
of whom presently.

Roscoe S., after working a time in the mill, took a position in a store for a
while ; afterwards returned to the mill and remained for a short time, then accepted
a position as travelling salesman for a drug and dye firm and was on the road for
several years; in the meantime, visiting Europe in the interests of his company
and remaining there for about a year. In 18S6 he accepted a position as over-
seer of dyeing of the Thorndike Co., at Thorndike, and remained there until
after his father's death, when he was appointed dyer at the Palmer Mill, at Three
Rivers, to succeed his father. From there he went to Lawrence as overseer of
dyeing on the Everett, and after remaining there about two years was appointed
superintendent of the Pemberton Co., serving about two years in that capacity,
when he was made superintendent of the Nashua Mfg. Co., at Nashua, N.H.,
which position he now holds. Mr. Millikcn resides in Nashua, N.H. Issue as
follows :

I. Jennie Pearl Milliken^, b. Aug. 28, 1885.

II. Hazel M.^^y Milliken^, b. Oct. 25, 1890.

6. William Lee Milliken^ (2), fifth son of David^ (1), was b. Apr. 25, 1859, and
d. Sept. 4, 1859.

7. Frank Arthur Milliken** (1), si.xth son of David^ was b. Nov. 29, i86i,and
d. Feb. 5, 1S62.

8. Jennie Milliken^ (1), second daughter of David' (1), was b. June 11, 1863,
and d. Aug. 18, 1863.

9. (Infant) Milliken^ (2), seventh son of David' (1), was b. Mar. 30, 1869, and d.
May 27, 1869.

Note. — The sons of David Milliken, James I. and Roscoe S., were born in Saco, and
Almon A. in Lewiston, Me. They went with their parents to Illinois when they were little
boys, and of course attended the public schools there, and, returning to New England in
1865, went to school in both Maine and Massachusetts, also attending Monson Academy at
Monson, Mass., and the two younger, Almon and Roscoe, also going to Limerick Academy,
Limerick, Me., for a time, .\fter leaving school, they went to work in the mill, spending con-
siderable time in the various departments with a view of learning something of cotton man-
ufacturing. They are business men, and have been reasonably successful in whatever they
have undertaken, and have the respect of the community in which they live.



58 POSTERITY OF SAMUEL MILLIKEN.

CHILDREN OF REV. ABRAM AND ROSE ■WOODMAN.

1. Augustine Woodman Milliken** (2), eldest son of Abram^ (1), d, at the age
of 23 years. Buried in West Derby, Vt.

2. Edward B. Milliken* (1), second son of Abram^ (1), m. Nov. 4, 1893,
to Elsie Maria Warriner, daughter of Andrew and Sarah Jane (Wood)
Warriner, of Palmer, Mass. He is overseer in the dyeing department of the
Nashua Manufacturing Co., Nashua, N.H., where he resides. Children as fol-
lows :

I. Blanche W. Milliken^, b. Dec. 4, 1893.
11. James R. Milliken'', b. Oct. 24, 1895.
ni. Bertha M. Milliken**, b. June 27, 1897.

CHILDREN OF ALMA AND HARRIETi LEE.

1. William Lee Milliken^ (3), son of Alma^ (1), b. at Paw Paw, Mich., Feb. 5,
i860, and d. at Bangor, Mich., aged 18 years and 6 months. He was a young
man of exemplary character.

2. Harriet Jane Milliken* (1), daughter of Alma^ (1), b. at Laconia, N. H., Aug.
II, 1862; was m. Oct. 25, 1882, to Frederick Mason Young, at Bangor, Mich.,
and resides at Crete, Neb. Contractor and builder by trade.



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Ilostcritn af (!-t)foarb IHlHihcn.



(L'biiL) (!uncration.

Edward Millikeiv' (1), ei2;hth son of John^ (1), and Elizabeth Alger, was baptized
at the Braille Street church, Boston, Mass., July 6, 1706, and settled in Scar-
borough (District of Maine), on the Dunstan lands, in 1729. He m. Abigail
Norman.* Was admitted to the First Church in Scarb()r()u<j;h, Oct. 31, 1736.
He was widely known by the title ''Justice Milliken," having been a[)pointed a
judge of the Inferior Court in 1760, and was continued in that office until 1771.
His reputation was that of sound judgment and sterling integrity; a prudent
counsellor and useful, public-spirited townsman. He was a grantee of Trenton,
on Union Ri\er, when so many of his townsmen removed to that section of the
now State of Alaine. His name appears on a petition to His Excellency, Francis
Benard, of date Jan. 3, 1762, in which it was stated as follows: "We the sub-
scribers, having been soldiers at Fort Pownall, and now .settled at a place called
Magebaggadeuce on the eastern side of Penobscot Bay," etc. He acted a prom-
inent part in the settlement of Trenton, and was appointed by the General Court
to receive the bonds of the grantees. He was moderator of a meeting held by
the proprietors of the townships on Union River, Aug. i, 1764, at the tavern of
Capt. Sam. Skillings, in Falmouth. We have not found a record of his death,
nor that of his wife. These had a family of fourteen children, as will presently
appear, and their posterity is very numerous, far exceeding in numbers the other
branches of the Scarborough family.

.tourtb 6cncraiiaiT.

CHILDRKN OF EDW^ARD AND ABIGAIL NORMAN.

1. Benjamin Milliken" (1), eldest son of Edward"* (1), was baptized at the Brat-
tle Street church in Boston, Mass., Feb. i, 1727, and d. in childhood.

2. Benjamin Milliken'' (2), second son of Edward^ (1), was b. Aug. 5, 1728, in
Boston, and baptized May 29, 1729, in Scarbro. He was three times married;
tirst, Nov. 17, 1746, to Sarah Smith of Scarbro, Me.; second, Sept. 9, 1754, to
Elizabeth Banks, daughter of Moses Banks of York, Me.; third, Dec. 3, 1766,
to Phebe Jordan, daughter of Dominicus Jordan of Biddeford. She survived
her husband, and was at Cape Elizabeth with her relatives, Sept. 17, 1792. By
these wives he had no less than eighteen children; four by Sarah, five by Eliza-
beth, and nine by Phebe.

He began his somewhat remarkable business career in his native town of Scar-
borough, where he owned a large gambrel-roofed house, and had a store in which

* Abigail Norman was proVjably a granddaughter of John Mulberr>' of Boston. The
records show that John and .Abigail Mulberry had children as follows: John, b. 1673; Abi-
gail, b. 1680; Susanna, b. 1684; Robert, h. 1686; Sarah, h. 1689; Benjamin, h. 1691; Joseph,
b. 1695.

.\bigail Norman Milliken had a son named John Mulberry, a son Benjiimin, and a
daughter Susanna; names in this Mulberry family. MoSES N0RM.A.N was an innkeeper in
Boston, 1727. An.\ Norman continued the business there in 1728. Richard Nok.man was
at Marblehead, 1679 and 1681. John Norman, son of Richard and Abigail (Roper) Nor-
man, died in 171 3, aged 76.



60 POSTER I TV OF EDWARD M/LLIR'EN. '

he traded, on the Dunstan Landing road. He was an owner of lands in Rowley-
Canada (now near Nashua, N.H.), which had been granted to soldiers, or heirs
of soldiers, who had served in the Canada expedition of 1696; but when the
boundary line between Massachusetts and New Hampshire was run out and
established, these lands were found to have been in the latter province, and he,
with other petitioners, was granted, in 1761, a township seven miles square, east
of the Saco River, in lieu of that of which they had been dispossessed. He was
one of three who proceeded to lay out the township named " Pondicherry," now
Bridgton, Me., and on presenting a plan of the same to the General Court they
obtained confirmation of said grant, June 25, 1765. Finding the timber on
these lands too remote from a market, Benjamin Milliken sold out his share and
invested in lands adjoining other lands owned by him on Union River, and made
that locality the seat of his lumbering business. He had lost his lands and other
property in Scarborough by foreclosure of a mortgage held by Wheelwright &
Althrope of New York, and in 1764 made Trenton his headquarters. He was
granted a mill privilege there with timber lands adjoining, and with his wife and
daughter and thirty men went down in a vessel owned by Ephraim Dyer, and
built a saw-mill on a small stream that empties into Union River. The condi-
tion of his grant required him to have his mill fi^t for service within six months
from the date, Aug. i, 1764, and as it was raised between Sept. 2 and Oct. 12 of
that year, he evidently fulfilled his contract.

In his deposition, given in 1796, Ephraim Dyer testified that he carried down
about four hundred pounds' worth of provisions and other stores; that he re-
mained and helped the Millikens near a fortnight, during which time the men
made use of his vessel to live in until they had built a house. This " house" was
but a rude camp built against a huge bowlder named by an early surveyor the
"Punch Bowl; " and a daughter of Benjamin Milliken, then only fourteen years
of age, afterwards Mrs. Lord, cooked the first meal ever prepared by a white
woman in the township.

As there were thirty-two workmen employed on the mill, a large quantity of
food must have been consumed; and as Ephraim Dyer said two women went
down from Scarborough in the vessel with the builders, it has been assumed that
one of them was the mother of the maid who first put the kettle on ; but the rec-
ords prove that this was not the fact, for her father married Elizabeth Banks in
1754, only ten years before the mill was built, and would not have had a daughter
by her fourteen years 0} age at that time. Abigail Milliken, daughter of Sarah
Smith, Benjamin's first wife, was b. in 1750, and was just fourteen when the mill
was erected, and if the statements and dates are correctly given, — and there are
excellent authorities to verify them, — this daughter was the first to prepare food
in Trenton, now Ellsworth.

This first saw-mill built by the Millikens — for Thomas of Boston was part
owner — was unwisely situated, proved almost a failure, was called the " Folly
Mill," and was soon abandoned. Afterwards they built a double saw-mill on
another water power, and there the Millikens carried on their lumber business
successfully many years. They owned vessels, and shipped much of the manu-
factured lumber to Connecticut and sold it.

As Benjamin Milliken had expressed Tory sentiments, and as feeling was
running high when the Revolutionary \\'ar broke out, fearing for his own and the
safety of his family, he was persuaded by his friends to join the British at Castine.
He subsequently removed to New Brunswick, and on Aug. 12, 1784, with about



POSTERITY OF JiJ)irAA'JJ MJLIJKEN. 61



one hundred others, known as the " Penobscot Association Loyalists," received
two grants of land from the i^overnnicnt. Their town grant comprised the town
plot of St. Andrew's, the now famous summer resort; and tiieir farm lots under
separate grants included several tracts extending from Bocabec westerly along
the coast to St. Stephen, with an additional tract on the St. Croix River above
what is now Milltown.

Mis son, Benjamin Milliken Jr., received a lot in the same grant; the numbers
of these lots w^ere, respectively, 129 and 131, fronting on the St. Croix River,
about one mile east of the present town of St. Stephen. Shortly after these lands
were granted he left St. Andrew's and went to a place ten miles westward, on the
shore of St. Andrew's Bay, called Bocabec. Here he built a house, the cellar of
which is still visible, and a shipyard, where he built vessels, the remains of which
may now be seen. Here he passed the remainder of his eventful life, and here
his grave is pointed out in a lot where some members of his family were buried.

\M'ien we contemplate the history of this man we are moved to feelings of
pity, for the unconquerable courage and unfaltering spirit of enterprise displayed
by him in the vicissitudes he experienced were worthy of greater success than he
achieved. He must have been a person possessed of great will -force and exhaust-
less resources, for, undismayed, he grappled with formidable obstacles which he
either outflanked or overcame. He was invested with an ample supply of that
kind of stuff, of which, under proper opportunities, great generals are made; and
had he espoused the cause of the colonists as warmly as did some of his kindred,
he would have won his epaulets in our struggle for independence. But he was
not, unfortunately for him, on the winning side. His estates in Maine were con-
fiscated, and he was, evidently, comparatively poor when, in the British Dominion,
he began the ''struggle for existence" the third time. He was a pioneer of old
Scarborough, a pioneer on Union River and the founder of Ellsworth, and a
pioneer adventurer of St. Andrew's.

Many misleading statements concerning this lion-hearted man and his chil-
dren ha\e been circulated, and famil}- tradition was far astray; but we have de-
rived our data principally from authentic sources and from an intelligent member
of the Milliken family living in New Brunswick who has visited the neighbor-
hood of his last earthly home, his grave, and copied from his old Bible the rec-
ords of his family; hence we are enabled to present in connected form the salient
features in the history of one about whose motives and conduct there has been
much speculation. He has been called "Royalist Ben," "Tory Ben," and
"Runaway Ben; " but on good authority we are ready to assume that Benjamin
Milliken was a man of noble impulses and superior moral character, who was
impelled to make the sacrifices he did from what was, to him, principle, and his
expatriation showed him to have been a loyal Royalist. The names of his chil-
dren will appear with the 5th generation.

3. Joseph Milliken* (1), third son of Edward^ (1), and Abigail Norman, baptized
in Scarbro, May 29, 1723; m. May 17, 1750, to Sarah Foster, daughter of Ben-
jamin Foster of said town, and a sister of Col. Ben. Foster of Machias, Me. He
was a grantee of Trenton on Union River in 1763. By his first wife he had five
children; and by his second, whose maiden name was Berry, he had nine chil-
dren, of whom with 5th generation.

4- Abigail Milliken^ (1), eldest daughter of Edward^ (1), b. May 29, 1731: was
m. May 26, 1747, to Col.- Benjamin Foster, afterwards of Machias. He m. a
second wife.



62 POSTERITY OF EDWARD MILLIKE N.

«

5. William Milliken'' (1), fourth son of Edward^ (1), was baptized in Scarbro,
May 10, 1734. He probably d. in childhood, as I find no more mention.

6. Daniel Milliken* (1), fifth son of Edward^ (1), was baptized in Scarbro, Mar.
10, 1734. No other information.

7. Edward Milliken'* (2), sixth son of Edward^ (l),was b. in Scarbro, Mar. 5,
1733-4. He m. May 23, 1754, to Elizabeth Harmon in the same town. He
was a grantee of Trenton, Me., in 1763. He lived on the homestead farm in his
native town, where he remained until about 1805, when he removed to Buxton
and lived with his son Nathaniel until his death, about 1812. He was buried in
an old graveyard on the fence line which now divides the farms of Henry Hill
and Henry Hews. He was called "Skipper Ned," and was, I suppose, in early
life, a seaman. His family consisted of eleven children, of whom with 5th gen-
eration.

8. Susanna Milliken" (1), second daughter of Edward^ (1), wasb. in Scarbro,
Sept. 30, 1736; was m. July 3, 1752, to Samuel Boothby of the same town, and
had children named as follows:

I. John Boothby, b. Feb. 21, 1753; m. Nov. 24, 1773, to Elizabeth Mil-
liken of Scarbro, who d. Nov. 27, 1833, the mother of eight children, one
of whom was Rev. John Boothby of Saco.
II. Eunice Boothby, b. Mar. 10, 1755; m. May 2, 1776, to. Joseph Mer-
rill. She d. in Livermore, Me., Jan. 13, 1813.
III. Susanna Boothby, b. Mar. 10, 1757; single.

9. John Mulbery Millikeii" (1), seventh son of Edward^ (1), b. in Scarbro, June
7, 1739; m. Sarah Simonton, and lived in his native town. He was known as
"Mulbery Milliken," being named, we assume, for some of the Boston Mul-
berys,* who were connected with the Norman and Milliken families. Capt.
Mulbery Milliken had command of a vessel in 1774. He carried a cargo of lum-
ber to Salem for Mr. King, and on his own responsibility took out a license from
some authority there and carried the lumber to Boston, it being wanted there to
build barracks for the British troops, and sold it at a good price. He was the
father of a large family, of whom more with 5th generation.

10. Rebecca Milliken"* (1), third daughter of Edward^ (1), b. in Scarbro, Nov.
14, 1741; was m. to George Coolbroth, 1762, with whom she eloped on snow-
shoes, climbing from her bedroom window, and was disinherited by her father
for so doing. She lived to be more than one hundred years of age, and often re-
lated her romantic adventures to her grandchildren, advising them not to do as
she had done. She was the mother of twelve children, and her descendants are
very numerous.

I. Samuel Coolbroth, b. Aug. 14, 1763; d. in infancy.
II. Samuel Coolbroth, b. Nov. 26, 1764; m. Mary Avery, Oct. 7, 1784,
and lived in Scarbro.

* The following record was found in Boston, and from the dates and correspondence
in names we believe they were related to the Norman and Milliken families:

1. John, b. in 1673.

2. Abigail, b. in 1682.

3. Susanna, b. in 1684.

4. RoHERT, b. in 1686. \- Children of John and Abigail Mulberry.



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