Catherine McMillan

Female28 May 1785–30 April 1857

Brief Life History of Catherine

When Catherine McMillan was born on 28 May 1785, in Strabane Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Rev. John McMillan D.D., was 32 and her mother, Catherine Brown, was 36. She married Rev. Moses Allen on 30 October 1805, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Wheeling Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 30 April 1857, at the age of 71, and was buried in Crabapple Cemetery, Wheeling Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev. Moses Allen
Catherine McMillan
Marriage: 30 October 1805
John Watson Allen
Eliza McMillan Allen
John McMillan Allen
Jane Morehead Allen
Dr Samuel Harper Allen M.D.
Catherine Blair Allen
Moses Coe Allen
Aaron Allen
William McMillan Allen
Sarah Jane Allen

Sources (4)

  • Catharine Allen in household of Aaron Allen, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Catharine McMillan Allen, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Dr. McMillan's Lost Journal

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 October 1805Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (7)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 1

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

    Age 2

    On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.


    Age 19

    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    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.

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