Millard F. Herrington

Male18 April 1858–23 December 1916

Brief Life History of Millard F.

When Millard F. Herrington was born on 18 April 1858, in Jefferson, Missouri, United States, his father, James R. Herrington, was 28 and his mother, Nancy Elizabeth Trask, was 26. He married Mary Emily Baker on 29 September 1885, in Jefferson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Central Township, Jefferson, Missouri, United States in 1880 and St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 23 December 1916, in De Soto, Jefferson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Jefferson, Missouri, United States.

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Millard F. Herrington
Mary Emily Baker
Marriage: 29 September 1885
Elsie Alice Herrington
April Herrington
Myrtle Faye Herrington
Ray F. Herrington
Fern Herrington
Selma Janet Herrington

Sources (17)

  • Millard Herrington, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Millard F Herrington, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Millard W Herrington in household of James Herrington, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 September 1885Jefferson, Missouri, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

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

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 5

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 17

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning


    habitational name from Heronden in Tenterden (Kent) or Herrington in Houghton (Durham). The Kent placename may derive from an Old English personal name Hȳra + Old English connective -ing- + denn ‘pasture’, while the Durham placename may come from Old English hæring ‘rocky place’ (from hær ‘rock, heap of stones’ + the placename forming suffix -ing) or hæren ‘rocky’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

    variant of Harrington .

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

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