Jeanette McMillan

17 November 1894–29 October 1987 (Age 93)
Ridge, Morgan, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Jeanette

When Jeanette McMillan was born on 17 November 1894, in Ridge, Morgan, West Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas Elbert McMillan, was 22 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth May Scott, was 16. She married Chalmers Westphal May on 25 December 1910. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Richland Magisterial District, Ohio, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Pease Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 29 October 1987, in Bridgeport, Pease Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Chalmers Westphal May
1884–1962
Jeanette McMillan
1894–1987
Marriage: 25 December 1910
Lola Pearl May
1911–2004
Henry Alvin May
1913–2001
Chalmer Elbert May
1914–1976
Alice Lorraine May
1920–2004
Leslie Eugene May
1929–2017

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 December 1910
children

(5)

    Lola Pearl May

    Female1911–2004Female

    Henry Alvin May

    Male1913–2001Male

    Male1914–1976Male

    Alice Lorraine May

    Female1920–2004Female

    Leslie Eugene May

    Male1929–2017Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Female1894–1987Female

    Thomas McMillan

    Male1897–Male

    Eulala McMillan

    Female1907–1990Female

    Female1913–2006Female

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 25

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jeanette May in household of Chalmer E May, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nettie Mcmillan in household of Thomas E Mcmillan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jeanett May in household of Chalmers W May, "United States Census, 1940"

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