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.
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.