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
Jeanette McMillan
Marriage: 25 December 1910
Lola Pearl May
Henry Alvin May
Chalmer Elbert May
Alice Lorraine May
Leslie Eugene May

Spouse and Children

25 December 1910


    Lola Pearl May


    Henry Alvin May



    Alice Lorraine May


    Leslie Eugene May


Parents and Siblings




    Thomas McMillan


    Eulala McMillan



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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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.

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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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