Descendants of Michael Miliken and Honora Grogan
Varations of the surname Miliken include: Melican,
Milikin, Millikin, Milligan
Generation No. 1
1. Michael1 Miliken was born Abt. 1820 in County Clare, Ireland, and died 1847 at sea outside Quebec, Canada. He married Honora Grogan Bef. 1839 in County Claire, Ireland. She was born Abt. 1824 in County Clare, Ireland, and died 12 July 1897 in Mazomanie, Dane Co, WI.
Listed in "A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and Grosse Ile in 1847" published by the Canadian Government (Parks Canada) in 1997 -- On the list of those who died at sea or on ship during Quarantine at Grosse Ile ---
Tithe Applotment Books of Parish Kildysart - 1825: Shows a Widow Miliken with 12 acres of 2nd quality land and 6 acres of 3rd quality land, which brought her total land holding at Rosshill in 1825 to 18 acres. This may be ancestor to Michael Miliken.
According to the 1855 Land Records (Griffith Valuation Books of 1855) - there was no evidence of any Milikens holding/leasing property at Coolteengowan (Rosshill) at that time.
Notes for Honora Grogan:
Children of Michael Miliken and Honora Grogan are:
+ 2 i. Mary2 Miliken, born 19 June 1839 in Rosshill (Coolteengowan), Parish of Kildysart, County Clare, Ireland; died 14 November 1913 in Spring Green, Sauk, WI.
3 ii. Bridget Miliken, born 14 June 1845 in Rosshill (Coolteengowan), County Clare, Ireland; died in Williams Twp, Bay City, MI. She married Worthy Perry 1869; born 1839 in Ohio; died 01 June 1894.
Generation No. 2
2. Mary2 Miliken (Michael1) was born 19 June 1839 in Rosshill (Coolteengowan), Parish of Kildysart, County Clare, Ireland, and died 14 November 1913 in Spring Green, Sauk, WI. She married Patrick Bridgeman 27 April 1872 in St. Raphael's Church - Madison, Dane Co., WI, son of James Bridgeman and Alice Naughton. He was born 25 December 1839 in Shanagolden, County Limerick, Ireland, and died 20 September 1918 in Town of Tainter, Dunn Co, WI.
Children of Mary Miliken and Patrick Bridgeman are:
4 i. James3 Bridgeman, born 21 January 1873 in Town of Spring Green, Sauk Co, WI; died 24 February 1952 in Spring Green, Sauk, WI. Farmer. Never married.
+ 5 ii. John Bridgeman, born 28 May 1874; died 21 December 1946 in Muscoda, WI.
6 iii. Alice Bridgeman, born 25 August 1876 in Town of Spring Green, Sauk Co, WI; died 13 July 1958 in Spring Green, Sauk, WI. Never married.
+ 7 iv. Michael M. Bridgeman, born 23 April 1879 in Town of Spring Green, Sauk Co, WI; died 09 August 1950 in Town of Tainter, Dunn Co, WI.
8 v. Mary Ellen Bridgeman, born 12 December 1880 in Wisconsin; died 17 March 1917 in Spring Green, Sauk, WI.
9 vi. Honora (Nora) E. Bridgeman, born 05 August 1882 in Twp Bear Creek, Spring Green, Sauk, WI; died 29 July 1966 in Madison, Dane Co, WI. Never married.
Bridgeman family for additional information
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