General Sherman Millholland

29 June 1896–9 December 1976 (Age 80)
Mineral Bluff, Fannin, Georgia, United States

The Life of General Sherman

When General Sherman Millholland was born on 29 June 1896, in Mineral Bluff, Fannin, Georgia, United States, his father, John Milas Millholland, was 47 and his mother, Catherine Pittman, was 41. He had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Sally Arvialine Galloway. He lived in McCaysville, Fannin, Georgia, United States in 1930 and District 1205, Fannin, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 9 December 1976, in Copperhill, Polk, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in McCaysville, Fannin, Georgia, United States.

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General Sherman Millholland
Sally Arvialine Galloway
Ellard Lee Millholland
William H Millholland
Pauline Millholland
James Hayden Millholland
Della Millholland
Charles J Millholland

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Parents and Siblings

    John Milas Millholland


    Catherine Pittman




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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 10

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

Age 21

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Mulholland .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sherman Milloholland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sherman Millholland in household of Henson T Galloway, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sherman Milholland in household of Milar Milholland, "United States Census, 1910"

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