Olive Jane Milliken

2 May 1836–16 October 1857 (Age 21)
Saco, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Olive Jane

When Olive Jane Milliken was born on 2 May 1836, in Saco, York, Maine, United States, her father, Samuel Milliken, was 27 and her mother, Olive P McKenney, was 37. She died on 16 October 1857, at the age of 21, and was buried in Buxton, York, Maine, United States.

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Samuel Milliken
Olive P McKenney
Franklin R Milliken
John Milliken
Olive Jane Milliken
Almira F. Milliken

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World Events (4)

1838 · The Aroostook War

Age 2

"An international incident referred to as the Aroostook War or ""Pork and Beans War"". The conflict resulted as part of an international boundary dispute between the United States. Although several British soldiers were captured, nobody was killed during the war. In fact, local militia units did not engage in any significant combat. One of the most dramatic events was actually when two Canadian militia were injured by Black Bears."
1842 · Webster–Ashburton Treaty

Age 6

The Webster-Ashburton Treaty was signed on August 9, 1842 and resolved the border issues between the United States and British North American colonies which had caused the Aroostook War. The treaty contained several agreements and concessions. It called for an end on the overseas slave trade and proposed that both parties share the Great Lakes. It also reaffirmed the location of the westward frontier border (near the Rocky Mountains) as well as the border between Lake Superior and Lake of the Woods. The treaty was signed by Daniel Webster (United States Secretary of State) and Alexander Baring (British Diplomat, 1st Baron Ashburton).

Age 10

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

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Milligan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Olive J Milliken in household of Samuel Milliken, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Olive J Milliken, "Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990"
  • Olive J Milliken, "Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980"

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