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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was philosophic and romantic, ready to lecture on reform or to weave together
such thoughts as might win for him the title of a poet. He loved that progress
that comes by a better education, and he loved also that progress of ideas
which comes through the sword. He was ready to teach kindly a little child
or to meet his foe with terrible force on the battlefield. Talented, original,
independent, brave, he was also affectionate and religious. He had some
faults, but far more virtues, and the deformity of the former fades from our
sight while we look upon the beauty of the latter, just as the spots upon the
sun are not remembered while we stand in the fields of June."

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DR, DANIEL MILLIKIN, HAMILTON, OHIO



MILLIKJNS OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, J'A. 3«J7

1. I'Aii. M1111K.1N, b A])r. 4. 1858, at HaiiiilK^n, ( ). : 111. Minnik Thomas,
and resides at liellevue, Ky. He is general secretary of tlie Cincinnati
Transfer Company. Has been one of the councilnien of JJellevue. Is
interested in the gymnasium and something of an athlete. Now (1904)
city marshal or chief of police.

3. Mary J. Millikin'' (6), eldest daughter of John^ (3). b. in Hamilton, O., Jan.
29, 1837 ; d. Sept. 22, 1838.

4. Rev. Joseph Millikin'^ (5). third son of John^ (3), b. in Hamilton. ().. Jan.
2$, 1840; m. July 25. 1S65, Kmii.v Brown, daughter of Samuel Brown of
Trenton, N. J., and d. at Hamilton. Nov. 14, 1883. He attended at the old
Miami University, where he graduated in 1859. He was a very precocious
child, and, like most such, of a delicate constitution ; for this reason he was
not allowed in school for several years, but nevertheless graduated at the age
of nineteen. After leaving the university he went to Minnesota with his
friend and classmate, ^^'hitelaw Reid, where he '' roughed it " for awhile. He
next went to Princeton Seminary. He went to Europe in 186 1 and again in
1862, in which year he was licensed to preach, and began at New Paris, Preble
Co., O., where he remained until the spring of 1863, when ill health compelled
him to make another trip abroad. He preached at times until 1S71, when he
accepted the chair of Greek in Miami University. In 1873 he took the chair
of Modern Languages and Literature in the Ohio State L^niversity, where he
remained till 1881. That winter he spent in Florida, hoping to regain his
health, but in vain, for he came back without improvement, and soon died.

His mind, so philosophical in his earlier years, later took a turn toward liv-
ing nature, and one passion with him was botany. His preaching was hardly
up to the standard of orthodoxy adopted by his Presbyterian congregations,
and as he could not conscientiously preach according to the teachings of that
body he gradually ceased. He was a man of great industry, but his work was
never temperately done ; it was performed in such a way and at such a time
that stronger corjstitntions than his would have broken down.

5.- I^ciry E. Millikin' ("77, .:econdda«:i|^-'iciCijohri^(3) b in Hamilton, O., Mar.
19, 1S43; ^^'^^ "^- J^^iie 22, 1865, to Hkxry Libby, of Portland. Me., and d. at
Hamilton, Oct. 19, 1870.

6. Dr. Daniel Millikin-^ (6), fourth son of John^ (3), b. in Hamilton, O., Apr.
17. 1845; 111- Oct. 9. 1866, Amanda Hunter, daughter of William and Anna
(Jeneper) Hunter. His early life was spent on the farm and at the country
and public schools of his native town. He graduated from the high school
in 1862-3. and in 1863-4 he attended the Sheffield School at Yale, giving at-
tention mostly to chemistry. With his young wife he began housekeeping on
his father's farm in 1866, and remained nine years, doing outdoor work and
studying. During the summer of 1873, the year of the Greeley campaign,
while on a visit to Minneapolis, he contributed some editorials to the Minne-
apolis Times, a paper devoted to Horace Greeley, and edited by Mr. Plinny
Bartlett, formerly of Hamilton, O. The journalistic fever was now very
strong on him ; life on the farm hardly offered the opportunities he desired,
and he sought a larger sphere. Finally he devoted his time to the .study of
medicine, and attended Miami Medical College, from which he graduated in
1875. He has since been actively engaged in practice in Hamilton. O.
From 1886 to 1893 ^e filled the chair of "Chemistry, ^Medical Jurisprudence,



308 MILLIKINS OF WAS HI XG TON COUNTY. FA.

and Materia Medica and Therapeutics," in Miami Medical College. In 1893
he resigned from the faculty because he could not spend the time in Cincinnati
necessar}' for his studies.

Dr. Millikin has been a prolific writer on pedagogics, especially on physi-
ological lines. On several occasions he has delivered addresses in neighbor-
ing counties, on that and kindred subjects. He contributed the sketch of
Butler County in " Butler County Artwork," a book recently issued in Chi-
cago. He also wrote an article for the '' Centennial Souvenir Book of Hamil-
ton,'' on the literary men of the city, not published in 1S94. His many papers
on medical subjects are made doubly attractive by his rare literary style. He
was, when this sketch was written (1894), the senior physician in Hamilton
engaged in active practice. There were four children, named as follows :

I. Dr. Mark Millikin**, b. Mar. 23, 1868, at Fairfield, O. ; m. June 29,
1893, May Beckeii", daughter of William and Martha (Woods) Beckett.
He graduated at Miami Medical College, Cincinnati, O., 1892 ; attended
Johns Hopkins University at Baltimore, Md.. 18S6-7, 1887-8, 1888-9,
and was, in 1894, a practising physician in Hamilton, O., under the
names of " Millikin & Millikin." Dr. Millikin undertook to compile a
full genealogy of the Millikin family in 1894, and collected much of
the data published herewith. He had one child, Frances^, b. Apr. 28,
1894.
II. Mary Millikin", b. Oct. 19, 1S70; was at home 1894.

III. Guy Millikin", b. Feb. n, 1877; d. suddenly Jan. 16, 1894, while
attending high school at Hamilton, O.

IV. Minor Millikin", b. May 17, 1880: d. July 17, 1880.

CHILDREN OF THOMAS B. AND -WTVES.

1. Catherine Millikin-^ (1), eldest daughter of Thomas^ (1), and Catherine
Hough, b. Feb. 17, 1833; was m. Feb. 2, 1853, ^^ David Patton and resides in
Cincinnati, O.

2. Andrew Millikin'' (3), eldest '^'^n , a^^hoiiia^' (^, .;^|^^i^rcdiiie. Tabsco
No other d"t?,^». .^— ^ -'-•7—-.^^

3. Henry Mi; ■ikin' '1), second son of Thomas^ (1), and Caroline Tabscott; d.
at Camp Nelson, Ky.

CHILDREN OF DANIEL AND SARAH OSBORN.

1. Theophilus M. Millikin' (1), eldest son of Daniel^ (2), b. Jan. 28, 1844;
m. Aug. 7, 1872, Su.sAN N. WiTHRON at Hamilton, O. His early years were
spent on the farm, but owing to ill health he engaged in the grocery business
in Hamilton. He afterwards travelled for the Long & Alstetter Company un-
til incapacitated by illness. He d. Aug. 7, 1885, childless.

2. William H. Millikin-^ (5), second son of Daniel'' (2), b. Dec. 27, 1845 i "■>•
Nov. 14, 1865, Adelaide Bealkr. He went into business at the age of 13
and advanced to the management of the cloak and suit department in the
John Shillito Co., Cincinnati, O. His health failing he removed to Conners-
ville, Ind., in Feb., 1876, where he opened a dry goods store. He was elder
in the Presbyterian Church, and a man of excellency of character. He d.
June 9, 1882.

3. Marcella E. Millikin^ (1), eldest daughter of Daniel'* (2), b. Sept. 27. 1847 5
was a graduate of Monroe Academy, Monroe, O. She d. Apr. 4, 1874.



MILLIKINS OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, J'A. 399

4. Clara A. Millikiiv' (1), second daughter of DanieH (2), b. Dec. 5, 1849 ;
WHS in. June g, 1S70, to Theodork II. SlEGRi.sii, and resided (1894) in .Vlex-
andria. Ind.

5. Jolin Millikin"' (^6). third son of DanieH (2), b. Mar. i, 1S52; d. Sept. 9,
1852.

6. Daniel B. Millikiu-' (7), f«Hu-th .s(mi of Daniel^ (2), b. Apr. ig, 1853; '"•
Feb. 27, 1S79. Hki.i.a M. Morrison. He be^an in lousiness when only a lad
as clerk at Hamilton, C). In 1S77 he joined his brother William, at Conners-
ville, Ind., but in 1S78 opened a separate store in that city. He was, after-
wards, a travelling salesman for the Tro\- Carriage Co.

7. Fannie K. Millikin'' (1), third daughter of Daniel (2), b. May 24, 1855 ;
was m. June 23, 1866. to Hugh Gr.w, of Olenwood, Ind., who took charge of
her brother's store at Connersville, Ind.

CHILDREN OF OTHO W. AND LIDA SCHENCK.

1. Viola D. Millikin'' (1), eldest daughter of Otho< (Ij, b. Oct. 20, 1S54 ; d.
Sept. 5, 1S56.

2. Frank Leroy Millikin-^ (1), eldest son of Otho< (1), b. in Hamilton, O., Feb.
20, 1858, and resides on the homestead farm.

3. Rose Lee Millikin'' (1), second daughter of Otho^ (1). b. in Hamilton,, O.,
July 2},, 1 86 1. At home.

4. Lilly D. Millikin^ (1), third daughter of Otho* (1), b. in Hamilton, O., Mar.
14. 1864; at home.

5. Otho W. Mill ikin^ (3), second son of Otho" (1), b. in Franklin, O., Apr.
II, 1860; d. Oct. 7, 1867.

CHILDREN OF JAMES H. AND ELIZABETH McGINNIS.

1. Samuel Millikin'^ (7), eldest son of James^ (6), b. Nov. 25, 1854; m. Jexnie
Davis, daughter of Judge Oliver Davis, of Danville, 111., Feb. 26, 1885. He
d. Jan. 12, 1895, le?-'j:ig t'-'-c^ children naiped q« follows:

•''"' r^H.N.-ii.D i^AVIS 'MrLClKlN", U. ^>' .. 3, xoSSTT^

II. Madeline Millikin", b. Feb. i, 1890. •- all living.

III. Gaylord Millikin", b. Oct. 30, 1892. )

2. Dolly Milliken-^ (3), eldest daughter of James* (6), b. Dec. 2, 1856: was m.
at Decatur, 111., Feb. 21, 18S4, to Stephen A. JSIcWhorter, and resides at
Omaha, Neb. She was formerly a concert pianist and studied music in Leipsic,
Germany. Her husband is a wealthy grain and stock broker, and they have
a luxurious home in all its appointments. Children named as follows :

I. Louisa McWhorter, b. Mar. 25, 1885 ; d. Aug. 9, 1885.

II. Hugh M. McWhorter, b. July 7, 1887.

III. Gardner A. McWhorter, b. July 17, 1889.

IV. Donald McWhorter, b. July 11, 1892.

V. Doris McWhorter, b. Apr. 7, 1894: d. Apr. 27, 1896.

3. James Hunter Millikin'' (12), second son of James* (6), b. Feb. 13, 1S59;
m. Clara Crause, of New York, Sept. 5, 1S86, and is now a journalist in
Baltimore, Md. One son.

I. Robert IM. Millikin", b. Mar. 25, 1888.

4. Josephine Millikin'' (1). second daughter of Tames* (6). b. June 22, 1S67 ;
d. Dec. 27, 1868.



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5. Desclemona Millikin^ (IV third dano^hter of James^ (6), b. Sept. 28, 1870;
111. in Decatur, 111., to Dr. James L. Bevans, Sept. 22, 1892, now of the U. S-
Army, and removing from Cuba to Fort Barancas at Fensacola, Fla. There
are three children named as follows ;

I. Dorothy M. Bevans, b. July 27, 1893.

II. Stuart Bevans, b. Feb. 15, 1895.

III. James Bevans, Jr.

6. Mtirry Gaylord Millikin'' (1), third son of James^ (6), b. May 9, 1874; re-
siding in Pittsburgh, Pa., unm. Address : Cahall Sales Department, Farm-
ers' Bank I'uilding.

CHIUJREN OF JOHN AND MARY SNTVERL.Y.

1. Adaline S. Millikin-^ (1), eldest daughter of John"* (3), b. Dec. 16, 1848;
was m. Mar. 28, 1872, to S. M. Berry, and lives in Beattie, Kan.

2. Hannah Eleanor Millikin'^ (2), second daughter of John'* (3), b. May 23,
185 1 ; was 111. Aug. 24. 1875, to I. Wilson; resides at Greensburg, Ind.

3. Samuel Hunter Millikin* (8), eldest son of John* (3), b. Feb. 9, 1853; ""'■ Sept.
15, 18S6, Mary Schelly, a daughter of John and Elizabeth (Schneider)
Schelly. He was a mechanic in early life, but studied dentistry, and gradu-
ated from the Cincinnati Dental College in 1881. Practised in Hamilton, O.,
for eight or ten years ; then retired and purchased a carpet-store. Resides in
Hamilton, O. Two children named as follows :

J I. Arnould S. Millikin^, b. in Hamilton, O., Nov. 18, 1886.
II. Eugene D. Millikin^, b. in Hamilton, O., Feb. 12, 1891.

4. Henry Leigh Millikin'' (2), second son of John* (3), b. Feb. 9, 1853 ! den-
tist in Greensburg, Ind., being a graduate of the Cincinnati Dental College
1880, since when in active practice.

5. Agnes Riley Millikin^ (1), third daughter of John* (3), b. Oct. 5, 1855 ; was
m. to Caleb W. King, and resides at Greensburg, Ind.

6. Horace Fletcher Millikin^ (1), third son of John* (3), b. Sept. 6, 1857 ; ""•■ De*=-
23, 1886, Ida B. Statsman, f^' "- - ^ i^^:;;>^-^^J.ii.-^2j^" \ y- ^^^a in ,D»^-
ville, Ind. Two children as follows.

I. John Millikin", b. Jan. 7, 1888, at Danville, Ind.

II. Infant Millikin^, b. Jan. 13, 1892, at Danville, Ind.

7. Mary Elizabeth Millikin^ (8), fourth daughter of John* (3), b. Jan. 20, 1867 ;
a teacher in the Hamilton schools.

8. John M. Millikin^ (7), fourth son of John* (3), b. Aug. 30, 1875 ; was living
at Hamilton, ()., in 1894.

CHILDREN OF SAMUEL AND LOUISA HALSTEAD.

1. Helen Millikin^ (I), eldest daughter of Samuel* (4), b. July 30, 1842 ; was
m. to Charles Miller, and in 1894 lived in Chicago, 111.

2. William Halstead Millikin-^ (6), eldest son of Samuel* (4), b. July 26, 1844 ;
m. Mar., 1866, Amelia Johnson, dau. James M. and Nancy (McGilbery)
Johnson. He was an engineer in Hamilton, O., in 1894. Children named
as follows :

I. Louisa F. Millikin", b. Feb. 20, 1867 5 ^- ^^^S- 3' 1867.

II. George K. Millikin", b. Mar. 10, 1868 ; d. July 6, 1868.

III. Jessie F. Millikin", b. Feb. 21, 1869; m. Jan. 7, 1891, Samuel B.

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VI. Rdi'.kri- J. Mili.ikin", b. Dec. i, 1882.
VII. Be-ssik K. Millikin®, b. Dec. 26, 1886.
^. Mary Elizabeth IVIillikin'^ (9), second daughter of SainueP (4), b. Sept. 18,

184Q; was ni. to Kki'HI.er, and in i8q4 was Hving in Chicago, 111.

4. Harry Millikin" (1), second son of Samuel^ (4), b. June 5, 1850 ; d. Sept.

23, 185S. CHILDREN OF THOMAS AND MARY VAN HOOK.

1. William Benjamin Millikin'' (7), eldest son of Thomas' (3j, b.
1842 : was a clerk and real estate agent: d. at Hamilton, O.

2. Robert Barber Millikin-"^ (6), second son of Thomas^ (2), b. Mar.
m. Cassie l^RANDON. of Fiqua, O., and removed to Peoria, 111.

3. Sarah Gray Millikin'' (4), eldest daughter of Thomas^ (2), b. Apr.
was m. to Hknrv E. Van Dkweer, living in Hamilton, O.

4. Murry Gaylord Millikin-^ (2), third son of Thomas^ (2), b. June
m. Josephine Ca.mi'KELL, daughter of Lewis D. and Jane (Riley) Campbell.
He d. July 14. 1874, leaving a son, Campbell^ who was, in 1894, attending
Harvard Law .School.

5. Ira Stevens Millikin-^ (1). fourth son of Thomas^ (2), b. Feb. 2, 1852 : m.
Lucv A. Bakewell, daughter of William G. and Maria (Dillinham) Bakewell,
Feb. 14, 1S82 ; she was b. Oct. 25, 1859, in Shelbyville, Ky., and d. in Hamil-
ton, O., Apr. I, 1886. He m. second, Nov. 29, 1888, Zenaide C. Schenck,
daughter of Edward W. and Florence (Smith) Schenck, b. Dec. 13, 1868.
Mr. Millikin was, in 1894, secretary of the Hamilton Water Works, and a
director, secretary and manager of the Hamilton & Lindenwald Electric
Transit Co., 188910 1894- Children, all b. in Hamilton, O., named as follows :

I. William D. Millikin^, b. Apr. 14, 1883 ; d. July 9, 1883.

II. Alice B. MILLIKIN^ b. Sept. 16, 1884; d. Dec. 29, 1885.

III. Florence S. Millikin- b. Aug. 21, 1890. 1 By second wife.

IV. Julia H. Millikin", b. May i^, 1892. ) •'

6. Mary Millikin' ( 10), second daughter of Thomas^ (2), b. Apr. 4, 1854 ;
was m. to Merrill N. Smith of Terre Haute, Ind., and d. July 18, 1884.

7. Julia Millikiir (1), third daughter of Thomas^ (^2), b. Mar. 26, 1857; was
m. tu Lee S. IlARRixorox. of Peoria, 111., where (1894) she resided.

CHILDREN OF JAMES B. AND ELI4EN E. "WARE.

1. Thomas Millikiir (6;, eldest son of James-* (7), b. May 30, 1853 : unm. in
1894. Farmer.

2. Charles Standish Millikin'" (1), second son of James* (7), b. May 27, 1S55 ;
m. Jan. 15, 1890, Lessie Cohaugh, of Hamilton, ()., and has long been in the
clothing business and was, in 1894, a member of the firm of Gilciirist &
Millikin, Hamilton, O. This was the largest house of the kind in the city.

3. James Otis MillikinMlS), third son of James* (7), b. Feb. 11, 1857 : was a
trader in Hamilton, (3., in 1894. Single.

4. Susan Millikin'^ (1), daughter of James* (7), b. Mar. i. 1859: was m. Nov..
1878, to W. W. Hull, who d. and she was m. second, Nov. 3, 18S8, to
Charles E. Tilton, and resides in Hamilton. O.



402 MILLIKINS OF IVASHINGTOiV COUNTY, PA.

CHILDREN OF DANIEL,^ AND ISABELLA MULLAN.

1. Martha Jane Millikin^' (4), eldest daughter of DanieP (3), b. in Wash. Co.,
Pa., Dec. 25. 1829; was m. Feb. 9, 1S45, to Alexander Wilson, son
of WiUiam D. Wilson, b. in Canaan Township, O., Feb 22, 1831. She had
lived in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and Iowa. After the death of her
parents she was taken to the home of her uncle, Henry Alder, and was
brought up in his family. Mr. Wilson devoted his life to farming and stock-
raising, and made many trips overland to the Eastern markets. He was an
extensive dealer, and very successful financially. He d. Jan. 29, 1881. His
wife, Martha, still survives and is pleasantly located near West Jefferson, O.
She is a large woman and strongly resembles her grandfather, Colonel Millikin.

2. Elizabeth Millikin'' (4), second daughter of Daniel'' (3), b. Sept. 22, 1831,
and d. in Iowa, Sept. 2, 1845.

3. Nancy MillikinM 3), third daughter of DanielM3). b. Nov. n, 1833, and
d. in Iowa, Oct. 11, 1S45.

4. Adaline Millikin'^ (1), fourth daughter of Daniel^ (3), b. in Wash. Co., Pa.,
May 26, 1836. After her parents' deaths in Iowa she found a home in the
family of her uncle Jacob Millikin. She is now living in Columbus, O., unm.

5. Isabella Millikin^ (2), fifth daughter of DanieP (3), b. Nov. 23, 1838, in
Ripley Co., Ind.; was m.Nov. 14, i860, to Joseph Patterson, son of William*
and Elizabeth (Day) Patterson, who was b. in Virginia, May 6, 1838. Having
been left an orphan when small she was brought up in the family of her uncle
James ^lillikin, where she remained until womanhood, when she dwelt with
her sister Martha, wife of Alexander Wilson.

6. Andrew Millikin'" (4), eldest son of DanieP (3), was b. Mar. 27, 1841, and
d. at the home of his uncle Samuel Millikin, in Ohio, May 14, 1853.

7. John W. Millikin' (8), second son of Daniel* (3), b. in Madison Co., O.,
June 19, 1843; "''■ Sept. 17, 187 1, Mary Adaline Utterback, who was b.
Nov. 22, 1848. She was a daughter of Hezekiah and Mary (McCandy)
Utterback. His parents having died when he was a child he was brought up
in the family of his grandfather. Col. James Millikin. but after his d. in 1853,
John found a home with his sister, Martha Wilson. He enlisted May 8, 1864,
in Company G, io8th Ohio Infantry, and served until the war closed. In 1886
he went to Keokuk Co., la., and was for three years employed in herding
cattle in summer and teaching school in winter, making his home with his
uncle Samuel ^Millikin. He has been a successful farmer and stockraiser,
and is now retired and living in Fremont, la. Six children, of whom with 5th
generation.

CHILDREN OF SAMUEL^ AND SARAH SUTSER.

1. Philip Millikin' (1), eldest son of SamueP (3), b. in Madison Co., O., Oct.

2, 1837 ; removed with his parents to Iowa in 1855, and remains on the old
homestead, unm. He is a well-read man, and has a local reputation for his
accurate knowledge of history.

* Patterson Family. William Patterson came with his parents from the north of
Ireland when but five years of age, and settled in Virginia. He was a farmer and
was killed by a runaway horse. His wife, Elizabeth Day, was of German descent, and d.
at Portsmouth, (J. Joseph Patterson, with his family, emigrated to Barton Co., Kan., near
the town of Albert, in 1876, where he and his two sons, John and Frank, were killed by light-
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2. Elizabeth IVIillikin' (3), eldest dauji;htcr of Samuel-' (3). b. in Madison Co.,
O., Sept. 13, 1841. She was taken to Iowa by her parents in 1S55 ; was in.
May 14, 1872, to Gkokck W. Moork, son of Bennett Moore and Klizabeth
Sininis, b. in Indiana, in 1843, now livinj,^ in Iowa ; is a carpenter by trade.
His wife d. in Lancaster, la., Sept. 26. 1881. One daughter d. in infancy.

3. Stisanna Millikin^ (2), second daughter of Samuel' (3), b. in Madison Co.,
b., June 8, 1844 ; was taken to Iowa by her parents in 1855 ; was m. Dec. 25,
1867, to J.\ci)H Enc.i.k, son of Jacob and ?^Iargaret (Voung) Kngle, b. in Ohio,
Sept. I, 1840, and settled in Iowa in 1855 ; in 1886, purchased the Millikin
farm in Keokuk Co., where he d. Dec, 16, i8Q5,and she .still lives. Children:
Jo/in E., Charh-s O., Samuel M., Frank Z., Clarence H., a/iil Mary L.

4. Henry Millikin'" (3), second son of Samuel' (3), b. in Madison Co.. O., Jan.
3, 1840; removed with his parents to Iowa in the fall of 1855. He m.. first,
Klmir.'V Florence Jenks, Apr. 12, 1864, and had issue four children. She
was b. in Pennsylvania in 1850. His wife d. and he m., second. May 6, 1874,
]M.\Ri.-v Eliz.m'.eth Jenks, a sister of Klmira, b. in Sangamon Co., 111., Dec.
15, 1854. She was the mother of eight children, six b. in Iowa, and two in
Nebraska, to which State he removed in 1885 ; in 1892 they moved to St.
Joseph, Mo., where the family now reside. He was in Company H, 45th
Iowa Cavalry, during the Civil War. Has been constable and road com-
missioner. By occupation a farmer. Children named as follows :

I. James Harvey Millikin*, b. Feb. 2, 1865 ; m, Maude Deets, in 1892,

and has one child.
H. Samuel AIcFarland Millikin", b. Feb. 28, 1867. He left home, in
Iowa, when 17 years of age, and nothing has been heard from him
since.

III. Sarah Maria Mll,LlKIN^ b. Feb. 24, 1869; was m. Feb., 1884, to
Howard Jenks. Two children.

IV. Charles Edwin Millikin*, b. Sept. i, 1872; m. in 1897.

v. Annie Belle Millikin," b. Jan. 21, 1875; m. in 1890, to James

Black. Three children.
VI. Ethel Lorena ^Millikin", b. June 3, 1877 ; m. July 3, 1895,10 Frank

Patterson. Three children.
VII. Ella Bula :Millikin''>, b, July 5, 1879; m. June i, 1896, to Rcm'.ert

Duncan. One child.
VIII. Clarence Earl Millikin*, b. Nov. 15, 18S1 ; d. Sept. 14, 1900.
Unm.
IX. Marvin Andrew Millikin*, b. Mar. 12, 1883- Single.
X, EsTELLA Sarah Millikin*, b. Nov. 14, 1884; m. June 17, 1899,

William Chere. One child.
XI. William Henry Millikin*, b. Jan. 10, 1888. Single.
XII. Hazel Maria Millikin*, b. Nov. 2, 1892. Single.

CHTLDREN OF JOHN AND RACHEL. BANE.

I. James B, Millikin' (14j, eldest son of John^ (4), b. on Tenmile Creek, Wash.
Co., Pa., Oct. 3, 1830 ;m. Margaret M. Humphreys, Aug. 30, 1863, who was
b. in Madison County, O., Aug. 20, 1843, being the daughter of Royal and
Sarah (Aiken) Humphreys, the former b. in Ireland, the latter in Germany.
After his m. James settled on a farm in Canaan Township near a village
called Brunson, where he remained until 1883, when, his health having failed,



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he rented his farm and removed to Plain City, O., where he d. Mar. 29, 1886.
His widow still lives there with her daughter, ^Slrs. May Wayne Mr.
Millikin was an industrious and honest man. Two children. See 6th
generation.

2. Robert Millikin^ (7), second son of John^ (4), was b. near the village of
Amity, Wash. Co., Pa., Apr. 15, 1832 ; m. Miss Rosa M. A'anscoyk, Dec.
10, 1867, she being the daughter of David and Esther (Bailey) Vanscoyk, b.
Apr. 30. 1836, and d. Jan. 28, 1884: she was buried in Plain City, O. She
was a woman possessing many excellent qualities, and her memory is tenderly
cherished by many besides the members of her family. She was the mother
of two daughters. Mr. Millikin first settled on a rented farm in Canaan
Township, east of Big Darby, but soon afterwards purchased the Absalom
Cary farm north of Amity. He subsequently bought his father's homestead,
where he now resides. His principal employment through life has been stock-
raising. In 1855 '"'^ drove 1,200 sheep from Pennsylvania to Vermilion Co.,
111. Kept them there a year, sheared them, and sold them at a good profit.
He made many other trips westward, sometimes on horseback. On one of his
return journeys he visited his grandparents at West Jefferson, O., and being
pleased with the country he removed to that State in 1856 with his parents.



Online LibraryG. T. (Gideon Tibbetts) RidlonHistory 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 text (page 55 of 109)