Josiah Milton Warren

24 January 1850–
Olive Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States

The Life of Josiah Milton

When Josiah Milton Warren was born on 24 January 1850, in Olive Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States, his father, Platt Warren, was 40 and his mother, Samantha Southwick, was 36. He married Melissa J. McCormack on 19 February 1871, in Meigs, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in LeRoy Township, Lake, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Ironton, Lawrence, Ohio, United States in 1920.

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Josiah Milton Warren
Melissa J. McCormack
Marriage: 19 February 1871
Lucetta Belle Warren
Frederick Horatio Warren
Clarence S. Warren
Frank Marion Warren
Elsie L. Warren

Spouse and Children

19 February 1871
Meigs, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 10

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 13

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

Age 31

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

1 English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from La Varrenne in Seine-Maritime, France, named with a Gaulish element probably descriptive of alluvial land or sandy soil.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a game park, or an occupational name for someone employed in one, from Anglo-Norman French warrene or Middle English wareine ‘warren’, ‘piece of land for breeding game’.3 Irish: adopted as an Englsih form of Gaelic Ó Murnáin ( see Murnane , Warner ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Milton Warren, "United States Census, 1900"
  • J Milton Warren in household of William Oliver, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Milton Warren in household of Platt Warren, "United States Census, 1860"

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