When James Sherman Milroy was born on 12 December 1864, in South Fork Township, Delaware, Iowa, United States, his father, William Milroy, was 38 and his mother, Johanna Ross, was 30. He married Nellie Angus Bailey in 1896. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Gove Township, Gove, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Payne Township, Gove, Kansas, United States for about 11 years. He died on 2 February 1949, at the age of 84, and was buried in Quinter, Gove, Kansas, United States.
Scottish (southwestern) and Irish: variant of Mulroy .