Martha McMillan

21 August 1801–9 January 1839 (Age 37)
Tazewell, Tazewell, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha McMillan was born on 21 August 1801, in Tazewell, Tazewell, Virginia, United States, her father, Andrew McMillen, was 28 and her mother, Nancy King, was 22. She married Robert Floyd Sayers on 11 February 1827, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 9 January 1839, in Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in New Richmond, Coal Creek Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Floyd Sayers
1804–1872
Martha McMillan
1801–1839
Marriage: 11 February 1827
Nancy W Sayers
1827–1864
Elizabeth J. Sayers
1835–1900
Elizabeth Jane Sayers
1829–1856
Susan King Sayers
1831–1884
Thomas Whitney Sayers
1832–1870
William E Sayers
1833–1895
Rebecca Ann Sayers
1835–1847
William Cecil Sayers
1837–1914

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 February 1827Tazewell, Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1803
    Age 2
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1803 · The U.S doubles in size
    Age 2
    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
    1812
    Age 11
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Maoláin, a patronymic from the byname Maolán, a diminutive of maol ‘bald, tonsured’. In Scotland the usual form is Macmillan . Compare the Irish Anglicized form McMullan and Mullen 1.History: This is the name of a Scottish clan traditionally associated with lands in Knapdale, Argyll. Tradition has it that they are descended from a married priest or tonsured lay abbot called Gille Chriosd (‘servant of Christ’), who lived in the 12th century.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Macmillan
    McMillon
    McMillin
    McMillen
    McMullen
    McMillion
    McMillian

    Sources (2)

    • Martha Mcmillin, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
    • Martha McMillin Sayers, "Find A Grave Index"

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