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17. Alexander MILLIGAN was born on 9 Sep 1831 in Greene Co., Tennessee 7 and died on 12 May 1889 7.

Alexander married Celestine Jane MACDABEE on 30 Oct 1853 7.


Their children were:

   41 M    i. John MILLIGAN .

Deceased by mid-1920s, per Family Record of John and Sussanna Milligan.

John married Lilly GITHENS.

+ 42 M    ii. Jerome MILLIGAN .
   43 M    iii. Lon MILLIGAN .

Apparently had two children, per Family Record of John and Susanna Milligan. A newspaper clipping about 1929 of the Milligan-McCollum Reunion mentions a Lon Milligan of Eureka, California, sent a letter which was read at the reunion.

+ 44 F    iv. Ida MILLIGAN .
   45 M    v. Jefferson MILLIGAN was born on 24 Dec 1860 34, died on 4 Mar 1863 34 and was buried in Rakestraw Cem., Harrison Co., Missouri 34.

This child is tentatively placed, as he does not appear in the Family Record of John and Susanna Milligan. Cemetery records state he is son of A. and C.J., birthdate computed from age at death per those records (2y, 2m, 10 d)

20. Joseph MILLIGAN was born on 24 Mar 1836 in Greene Co., Tennessee 7, died on 29 Oct 1905 7 and was buried in Rogers Cemetery, Rogers, Arkansas 11.

Marriage bond dated 7 Nov; James P. Milligan, sec; GF Page, MG. Family record gives a marriage date of 17 Nov 1857.

Joseph married Rebecca McDANIEL, daughter of William McDANIEL and Elizabeth _____, on 18 Nov 1857 in Greene Co., Tennessee 12. (Rebecca McDANIEL was born on 20 Jan 1839 in Blue Spring, Tennessee 11, died on 12 Sep 1924 11 and was buried in Rogers Cemetery, Rogers, Arkansas.)


Their children were:

   46 M    i. James Alexander MILLIGAN was born on 20 Aug 1858 in Greene Co., Tennessee 11, died on 30 May 1943 11 and was buried in Rogers Cemetery, Rogers, Arkansas.

Never married.

   47 F    ii. Alice Melinda MILLIGAN was born on 17 Dec 1859 in Greene Co., Tennessee 11, died on 29 Jul 1934 11 and was buried in Rogers Cemetery, Rogers, Arkansas 11.

Alice married John L. TROUTT on 1 May 1884 11. (John L. TROUTT died in 1905 35.)

Alice next married W. R. MOORE.

   48 M    iii. Infant _____ was born on 22 Oct 1862 in Greene Co., Tennessee 11 and died on 22 Oct 1862 in Greene Co., Tennessee 11.
+ 49 F    iv. Elizabeth Ann MILLIGAN was born on 11 Dec 1863 in Greene Co., Tennessee 11, died on 26 May 1949 11 and was buried in Owsley Cemetery, Pineville, Missouri 11.
+ 50 M    v. William Sherman MILLIGAN was born on 20 Sep 1866 in Greene Co., Tennessee 11.
   51 F    vi. Rachel Cordelia MILLIGAN was born on 22 Feb 1870 in Southwest Missouri 11, died on 1 Oct 1882 11 and was buried in Rogers Cemetery, Rogers, Arkansas 11.

Laura Eagan has death date as 1883.

+ 52 M    vii. Alonzo Finis MILLIGAN was born on 31 Mar 1875 in Bethpage, Mcdonald, Missouri 11, died on 24 Jul 1950 11 and was buried in Rocky Comfort, Missouri 11.
   53 U    viii. Infant _____ was born on 31 Mar 1877 in Southwest Missouri and died on 31 Mar 1877 in Southwest Missouri 11.
   54 U    ix. Infant _____ was born on 31 May 1877 in Southwest Missouri 11 and died on 31 May 1877 in Southwest Missouri 11.
+ 55 F    x. Ethel Gertrude MILLIGAN was born on 16 Aug 1880 in Bethpage, Mcdonald, Missouri 11 and died in 1961 35.
   56 M    xi. Charlie E. MILLIGAN was born on 18 Jun 1884 in Rogers, Benton, Arkansas 11, died on 13 Mar 1960 11 and was buried in Rogers Cemetery, Rogers, Arkansas.

Never married.

22. Catherine Jane MILLIGAN was born on 17 Dec 1839 in Greene Co., Tennessee 13, died on 23 Dec 1932 in Blythedale, Harrison, Missouri 13 and was buried in Ridgeway Cemetery, Harrison, Missouri 14.

Marriage bond dated 9 Dec, Christian Bible sec; Jer (sic) McMillan, JP. Per her obituary, mother of 13 children, 3 dying in infancy; the family with 5 children moved from Greene Co TN to Harrison Co MO in the summer of 1871; 18 living grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Catherine married Henry Brooks HARRISON on 18 Dec 1861 in Greene Co., Tennessee 15. (Henry Brooks HARRISON was born on 4 Aug 1822 in Greene Co., Tennessee 36, died on 11 Mar 1897 13 and was buried in Ridgeway Cemetery, Harrison, Missouri 14.)


Their children were:

+ 57 M    i. John William HARRISON was born on 18 Oct 1862 in Greene Co., Tennessee 36, died on 18 Sep 1954 36 and was buried in Ridgeway Cemetery, Harrison, Missouri 14.
+ 58 F    ii. Mary Susan HARRISON was born on 22 Jan 1864 in Greene Co., Tennessee 36, died on 17 Dec 1943 36 and was buried in Yankee Ridge Cemetery, Harrison Co., MO 38.
   59 F    iii. Twin Daughter HARRISON was born on 24 Dec 1865 in Greene Co., Tennessee 39 and died on 24 Dec 1865 in Greene Co., Tennessee 39.
   60 M    iv. Twin Son HARRISON was born on 24 Dec 1865 in Greene Co., Tennessee 39 and died on 6 Feb 1866 in Greene Co., Tennessee 39.
+ 61 F    v. Euseba Jane HARRISON was born on 13 Jan 1867 in Greene Co., Tennessee 36, died on 27 Oct 1961 36 and was buried in Ridgeway Cemetery, Harrison, Missouri 27.
+ 62 M    vi. James Alexander HARRISON was born on 5 Jan 1869 in Greene Co., Tennessee 36 and died on 21 Oct 1963 36.
+ 63 M    vii. Coleman Brooks HARRISON was born on 25 Oct 1870 in Greene Co., Tennessee 36, died on 15 Feb 1954 36 and was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Harrison, Missouri 41.
   64 M    viii. Samuel Isaiah HARRISON was born on 18 Nov 1873 in Harrison Co., Missouri 36, died on 9 Aug 1958 36 and was buried in Ridgeway Cemetery, Harrison, Missouri 14.

No children. Cemetery records give only year of birth and death; they also show him as a twin to Ida Harris (sic) 1873-1911?????

Samuel married Amy C. CLOUGH on 13 Apr 1947 26. (Amy C. CLOUGH was born on 22 Oct 1880 in Union Co., Iowa 14, died on 23 May 1957 26 and was buried in Ridgeway Cemetery, Harrison, Missouri 14.)

+ 65 F    ix. Zelpha Addie HARRISON was born on 29 Jul 1876 in Harrison Co., Missouri 36, died on 16 Nov 1955 36 and was buried on 18 Nov 1955 in Rose Hill Cemetery, Harrison, Missouri 43.
   66 F    x. Emma Francis HARRISON was born on 21 Jul 1878 in Harrison Co., Missouri 36 and died on 27 May 1968 36.

No children. According to Charles Brock, Emma and her husband are buried in Glaze Cemetery, but they are not listed in the cemetery book. Charles gives their marriage date variously as Jun 1908 and 11 Jan 1908.

Emma married Samuel Henry BAKER, son of Wesley C. BAKER and Sarah Ann GLAZE. (Samuel Henry BAKER was born on 14 Aug 1873 in Cainsville, Harrison, Missouri 26 and died on 12 Oct 1958 26.)

+ 67 M    xi. George Franklin "Frank" HARRISON was born on 25 May 1880 in Ridgeway, Harrison, Missouri 36, died on 1 Jun 1976 in Bethany, Harrison, Missouri 36 and was buried in Ridgeway Cemetery, Harrison, Missouri 14.
   68 M    xii. Rufus HARRISON was born on 4 May 1885 in Harrison Co., Missouri 36, died on 25 Sep 1901 36 and was buried in Ridgeway Cemetery, Harrison, Missouri 14.

Cemetery records indicate only year of birth and death.

24. William MILLIGAN was born on 16 Nov 1842 in Greene Co., Tennessee 5, died on 20 Apr 1917 5 and was buried in Morris Chapel Cem., Harrison Co., MO 5.

"Family Record of John and Sussanna Milligan" gives death date as 19 Apr 1917 and marriage date as 22 Feb 1874. Marriage is also recorded in Book B, p. 284. (See obituary). Served on Union side in Civil War, Co., I of First Tennessee Cavalry. Moved to Harrison Co. in 1869.

William married Mary Lucinda SHIPLEY on 22 Feb 1874 in Harrison Co., Missouri 16. (Mary Lucinda SHIPLEY was born on 14 Feb 1854 in Ridgeway, Harrison, Missouri 46, died on 11 May 1927 46 and was buried in Morris Chapel Cem., Harrison Co., MO.)


Their children were:

+ 69 M    i. Samuel B. MILLIGAN was born in Mar 1876 in Harrison Co., Missouri 26 and died on 15 Jan 1951 in Walker, Missouri 26.
+ 70 M    ii. James Orval MILLIGAN was born on 24 Aug 1877 in Ridgeway, Harrison, Missouri 46 and died on 28 Jul 1957 in Bethany, Harrison, Missouri 46.
+ 71 F    iii. Eva J. MILLIGAN was born in Jan 1880 in Harrison Co., Missouri 47.
   72 F    iv. Sylvia Ellen MILLIGAN was born on 9 Sep 1882 5, died on 17 Apr 1917 5 and was buried in Morris Chapel Cem., Harrison Co., MO.

Died "Tuesday of last week, at the age of 34, just two days prior to the death of her father" per obituary of William Milligan.

+ 73 F    v. Rosa Tennie MILLIGAN was born on 12 Sep 1884 49, died on 21 Aug 1968 50 and was buried in Ridgeway Cemetery, Harrison, Missouri 50.
   74 M    vi. Nellie May MILLIGAN was born on 16 Jun 1891 26.

Died in infancy, per obituary of William Milligan.

+ 75 M    vii. William Claud MILLIGAN was born in Dec 1893 26 and died before 1957 26.
25. Wiley MILLIGAN was born on 11 Oct 1844 in Greene Co., Tennessee 7, died on 28 Jul 1920 7 and was buried in Newton Burial Park, Nevada, MO. 17.

Marriage is also recorded in Book B, p. 149, Harrison Co., Missouri. Living in Nevada, Mo, in 1917 per obituary of William Milligan. Wiley's obituary states he was married 1 Jan 1868 and died Tuesday night, July 27. Moved to Vernon Co., Mo seventeen years before his death (i.e. ca. 1903). He apparently died near Nevada, Mo. Family Record of John and Susannah Milligan give marriage date of 10 Dec 1868.

Wiley married Susan COFFMAN on 31 Dec 1868 in Harrison Co., Missouri 16. (Susan COFFMAN was born on 14 Jun 1847 in Randolph Co., Virginia 26.)


Their children were:

+ 76 M    i. Charles B. MILLIGAN was born in Jan 1870 in Harrison Co., Missouri 51, died on 29 Mar 1948 in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon 51 and was buried on 31 Mar 1948 in Lincoln Mem. Park Cem., Portland, OR 51.
+ 77 M    ii. James D. MILLIGAN .
+ 78 M    iii. Elijah Porter MILLIGAN was born in Sep 1873 26.
+ 79 F    iv. Altha MILLIGAN was born in Apr 1884 in Harrison Co., Missouri 26.
26. Rachel MILLIGAN was born on 17 Jul 1846 in Greene Co., Tennessee 7, died on 1 Jul 1925 7 and was buried in Glaze Cemetery, Harrison Co., Missouri 18.

"Family Record of John and Sussanna Milligan lists marriage date as 25 May 1879. Marriage is also recorded in Book B, p. 417, Harrison Co., Missouri. Living in Blythedale, Mo., in 1917 per obituary of William Milligan. Printed cemetery records give an incorrect death date.

Rachel married Joseph Henry BAKER on 24 May 1879 in Harrison Co., Missouri 19. (Joseph Henry BAKER was born on 27 Jun 1833 18, died on 18 Dec 1918 18 and was buried in Glaze Cemetery, Harrison Co., Missouri 18.)


Their children were:

   80 M    i. Johnny BAKER , died on 25 Jul 1884 18 and was buried in Glaze Cemetery, Harrison Co., Missouri 18.

Died in infancy.

   81 F    ii. Grace M. BAKER was born on 2 Dec 1887 18, died on 25 Sep 1895 18 and was buried in Glaze Cemetery, Harrison Co., Missouri 18.
27. Elizabeth MILLIGAN was born on 4 May 1848 in Greene Co., Tennessee 7, died on 23 Nov 1925 in Hardy, Sharp, Arkansas 20 and was buried in Spring River Church Cem., Hardy, Ark. 20.

Marriage bond dated 18 Dec; John R. Moore security; EM Moore, JP.

Elizabeth married Levin Morris SELLERS, son of Hiram Clark SELLERS and Mary J. MORRIS, on 20 Dec 1866 in Greene Co., Tennessee 21. (Levin Morris SELLERS was born on 25 Jan 1845 in Greene Co., Tennessee 20 and died on 9 Jul 1932 in Hardy, Sharp, Arkansas 20.)


Their children were:

+ 82 F    i. Mary Isabell "Belle" SELLERS was born on 10 Dec 1867 in Greene Co., Tennessee 26 and died in Jan 1905 26.
+ 83 M    ii. James Ira SELLERS was born on 16 Feb 1872 in Ridgeway, Harrison, Missouri 26, died on 20 Nov 1957 in Lincoln, Nebraska 26 and was buried in White Chapel Mem. Gardens, Wichita, KS 26.
   84 F    iii. Anna SELLERS was born on 17 May 1874 38, died on 11 May 1895 38 and was buried in Yankee Ridge Cemetery, Harrison Co., MO 38.

Marriage recorded in Book 3, p. 394. Listed as Susanna in the 1880 census.

Anna married George W. LEAZENBY on 7 Feb 1895 in Harrison Co., Missouri 53.

   85 F    iv. Jennie SELLERS , died By 1925 7.

Not listed on 1880 census.

   86 F    v. Ricina SELLERS was born about 1877 in Missouri 54.
   87 M    vi. John SELLERS was born about 1879 in Missouri 54.
   88 M    vii. Ora SELLERS .
   89 F    viii. Lena SELLERS , died By 1925 7.
   90 U    ix. Lee SELLERS .
+ 91 F    x. Zelma SELLERS was born on 12 Feb 1889 in Ridgeway, Harrison, Missouri 20 and died on 29 Sep 1966 in Hardy, Sharp, Arkansas 20.
28. Mary "Polly" MILLIGAN was born on 11 Feb 1850 in Greene Co., Tennessee 7, died on 5 Aug 1934 22 and was buried in Morris Chapel Cem., Harrison Co., MO 23.

Living in Bethany, Mo., in 1917 per obituary of William Milligan. Cemetery records list only the year of birth and death.

Mary married Samuel H. HEFNER on 20 Jan 1876 in Harrison Co., Missouri 24. (Samuel H. HEFNER was born in Nov 1851 26, died in 1930 23 and was buried in Morris Chapel Cem., Harrison Co., MO 23.)


Their children were:

+ 92 M    i. Elbert HEFNER was born on 16 Mar 1878 26.
+ 93 F    ii. Mary Ethel HEFNER was born on 8 Mar 1881 26, died on 23 Aug 1948 26 and was buried in Morris Chapel Cem., Harrison Co., MO 5.
+ 94 F    iii. Elizabeth S. HEFNER was born on 4 Dec 1882 in Harrison Co., Missouri 56, died on 9 Nov 1959 56 and was buried in Morris Chapel Cem., Harrison Co., MO 56.
+ 95 F    iv. Nellie Virginia HEFNER was born on 26 Oct 1884 26, died on 19 Nov 1947 26 and was buried in Glaze Cemetery, Harrison Co., Missouri 18.
+ 96 F    v. Ida Mae HEFNER was born on 30 Nov 1888 26.
30. Andrew Jackson MILLIGAN was born on 18 Mar 1853 in Greene Co., Tennessee 7, died on 27 Jan 1940 5 and was buried in Morris Chapel Cem., Harrison Co., MO 25.

Marriage also recorded in Book B, p. 414, Harrison Co., Missouri. Living in Towner, Colorado, in 1917 per obituary of William Milligan. Eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, per his obituary.

Andrew married Lillie P. (Thelna?) BARNUM on 18 May 1879 in Harrison Co., Missouri 16. (Lillie P. (Thelna?) BARNUM was born on 10 Jun 1859 in Wisconsin, died on 4 Sep 1890 and was buried in Morris Chapel Cem., Harrison Co., MO.)


Their children were:

+ 97 F    i. Myrtle Merle MILLIGAN was born on 28 Jan 1880 in Harrison Co., Missouri 38, died on 23 Apr 1954 38 and was buried in Yankee Ridge Cemetery, Harrison Co., MO 38.
+ 98 M    ii. Charles Edwin MILLIGAN was born in Nov 1886 in Harrison Co., Missouri 26.
31. John Franklin MILLIGAN was born on 28 Jul 1854 in Greene Co., Tennessee 7, died on 29 Dec 1923 in St. Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri 26 and was buried in Ridgeway Cemetery, Harrison, Missouri 27.

Marriage to Anna Linthacum is recorded in Book 2, p. 167, Harrison Co., Missouri. Marriage to Editha Keys is in Book 7, p. 393.

1. Occupation. Farmer

John married Anna LINTHACUM, daughter of Henry LINTHACUM and Sarah Borah "Sally" CREWS, on 20 Nov 1887 in Harrison Co., Missouri 28. (Anna LINTHACUM was born on 12 Sep 1859 in Bolton, Harrison, Missouri 59, died on 16 Oct 1911 in Ridgeway, Harrison, Missouri 26 and was buried in Ridgeway Cemetery, Harrison, Missouri 27.)


Their children were:

+ 99 F    i. Mary MILLIGAN was born on 13 Jun 1890 in Ridgeway, Harrison, Missouri 59, died on 30 Mar 1988 in Hayward, Alameda, California 26 and was buried in Mt. Moriah Terrace Park, Kc North, MO.
+ 100 F    ii. Ruth MILLIGAN was born on 16 Sep 1892 in Ridgeway, Harrison, Missouri 59, died on 1 Sep 1943 in St. Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri 26 and was buried in Ridgeway Cemetery, Harrison, Missouri.
+ 101 M    iii. Robert MILLIGAN was born on 30 Dec 1895 in Ridgeway, Harrison, Missouri 59, died on 24 Aug 1970 in Ridgeway, Harrison, Missouri 60 and was buried on 27 Aug 1970 in Ridgeway Cemetery, Harrison, Missouri 60.
   102 M    iv. Howard Franklin MILLIGAN was born on 26 Sep 1902 in Ridgeway, Harrison, Missouri 26, died on 6 May 1969 in Idaho Falls, Idaho 61 and was buried on 9 May 1969 in Rose Hill Cemetery, Idaho 61.

Believed to have been married at least twice.

John next married Editha KEYS on 9 Feb 1915 in Harrison Co., Missouri 29. (Editha KEYS was born in 1861 in Missouri, died on 15 Jan 1924 and was buried in Ridgeway Cemetery, Harrison, Missouri.)

38. Frank John MILLIGAN was born on 23 Dec 1852 1 and died on 13 Jan 1897 in Knoxville, Tennessee 1.

"At his death, he left a son and two daughters."

Frank married Caroline Elizabeth ANDREWS, daughter of George ANDREWS and Living, on 4 Jan 1882 1.


Their children were:

   103 M    i. Stanley Andrews MILLIGAN was born on 8 Sep 1883 1.
39. Harry Lurton MILLIGAN was born on 22 May 1859 1 and died on 7 Oct 1919 in Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee 32.

Harry married Bessie May BROWN on 30 Nov 1882 33.


Their children were:

   104 M    i. Living

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