Daniel McMillan

2 March 1819–29 April 1902 (Age 83)
Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Daniel

When Daniel McMillan was born on 2 March 1819, in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Ephraim McMillan, was 32 and his mother, Rose Ann Palmer, was 32. He married Jannet Davies on 8 December 1844, in Walton on the Hill, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Everton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Wigan St Catherine, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 29 April 1902, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel McMillan
Jannet Davies
Marriage: 8 December 1844
Phoebe Hannah McMillan
Ephraim McMillan
William McMillan
Mary Ellen McMillan
Janett McMillan
Margaret McMillan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 December 1844Walton on the Hill, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1825 · Museum of Lancashire
    Age 6
    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 23
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

    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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    Daniel McMillan

    [Most of this story is from a story by Albert F. and Almira T. Bethers, edited and with additional information by Donald H. Wilberg. (The name is spelled McMillian, McMullin and McMillan)] My Grandfa …

    Sources (28)

    • Daniel McMillan, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Daniel Mcmillan in entry for Pheobe Hannah Bethers, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Daniel Millan, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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