Christopher Columbus Milligan

December 1858–2 April 1927 (Age 68)
Warren, Knox, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Christopher Columbus

When Christopher Columbus Milligan was born in December 1858, in Warren, Knox, Kentucky, United States, his father, James William Milligan, was 41 and his mother, Nancy Hudnall, was 36. He married Rebecca Bratcher on 7 December 1875, in Warren, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Greencastle, Warren, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 1 Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 2 April 1927, in Sand Hill, Warren, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Glenmore, Warren, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Columbus Milligan
1858–1927
Rebecca Bratcher
1851–1890
Marriage: 7 December 1875
Nancy Milligan
1876–1959
Charles Wright Milligan
1880–1936
William Louis Milligan
1881–1944
Ada Milligan
1883–1886
Cooper Edward Milligan
1883–1944

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 December 1875
Warren, Kentucky, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1861

Age 3

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolagáin ‘descendant of Maolagán’, a personal name from a double diminutive of maol ‘bald’, ‘tonsured’. 2. in some instances, a variant of Mollohan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Columbus Milligan, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Canbunclea C Milligan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Christopher Milligan in household of James Milligan, "United States Census, 1860"

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