Franklin Lamar McMillan

Brief Life History of Franklin Lamar

When Franklin Lamar McMillan was born on 31 January 1856, in Pickens, Georgia, United States, his father, Wilson Lumpkin McMillan, was 22 and his mother, Mary Mansfield Brown, was 21. He married Salina Isabelle Gartrell on 11 October 1883, in Pickens, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Calhoun, Alabama, United States in 1860 and Copperhill, Polk, Tennessee, United States in 1910. He died on 16 December 1954, in Fulton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Mountain View Park Cemetery, Marietta, Cobb, Georgia, United States.

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Franklin Lamar McMillan
Salina Isabelle Gartrell
Marriage: 11 October 1883
Roy Robert McMillan
Mary Bertha McMillan
Callie Othella McMillan
Nelle Arzelia McMillan
Charles Lamar McMillan
Frank Henry McMillan
John Wilson McMillan

Sources (20)

  • Franklin Mc Milon in household of Wilson L Mc Milon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Franklin L McMillan - Government record: Marriage record or certificate: birth-name: Franklin L.McMillan
  • Franklin L McMillan, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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 form is Macmillan . Compare the Irish Anglicized form McMullan and Mullen 1.

History: This is the name of a Scottish clan traditionally associated with lands in Knapdale, Argyll. Tradition has it that they are descended from a married priest or tonsured lay abbot called Gille Chriosd (‘servant of Christ’), who lived in the 12th century.

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

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