Lydia McMillan

August 1833–1901 (Age 67)
Exeter, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia McMillan was born in August 1833, in Exeter, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Alexander MacMillan, was 46 and her mother, Nancy Montanye, was 37. She married Roger Miller in Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died in 1901, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 68.

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Roger Miller
Lydia McMillan
Lula S. Miller

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    Roger Miller



Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States


    Lula S. Miller


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 13

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 30

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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 spelling is Macmillan . Compare Mullen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lydia McMillan in household of Alexander McMillan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lydia Miller in household of Roger Miller, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wm Mcmillan in household of Alexander Mcmillan, "United States Census, 1850"

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