Jefferson Green McMillan

December 1836–after 1900 (Age 63)
Jackson, Georgia, United States

The Life of Jefferson Green

When Jefferson Green McMillan was born in December 1836, in Jackson, Georgia, United States, his father, James C McMillan, was 39 and his mother, Winnie B. Kerbow, was 34. He married Mahala Eveline Hamner in 1861, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 25 Mulenax, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States in 1900. He died after 1900, at the age of 65.

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Jefferson Green McMillan
Mahala Eveline Hamner
Marriage: 1861
Georgeann Mcmillan
Charlie Mcmillan
Margret Mcmillan
Jennie Mcmillan

Spouse and Children

Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States


    Georgeann Mcmillan


    Charlie Mcmillan


    Margret Mcmillan


    Jennie Mcmillan


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World Events (8)

1838 · Orders No. 25 Removes Cherokees

Age 2

A small group of Cherokees from Georgia voluntarily migrated to the Indian Territory. The remaining Cherokees in Georgia resisted the mounting pressure to leave. In 1838, U.S. President Martin Van Buren ordered U.S. troops to remove the Cherokee Nation. The troops gathered the Cherokees and marched them and other Native Americans from North Carolina, Tennessee, and Alabama along what is now known as “The Trail of Tears.” Approximately 5,000 Cherokees died on their way to Indian Territory.

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 25

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.

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)

  • Green Mcmillan in household of James Mcmillan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Green Mcmillion, "United States Census, 1900"
  • G Mcmillan, "United States Census, 1880"

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