Milton G. Gill

4 September 1872–9 May 1946 (Age 73)
Fremont, Sandusky, Ohio, United States

The Life of Milton G.

When Milton G. Gill was born on 4 September 1872, in Fremont, Sandusky, Ohio, United States, his father, Marion Gordon Gill, was 23 and his mother, MARY Cecelia Shout, was 21. He married Nellie M. Laundra on 20 September 1906, in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States. He lived in Liberty Center, Henry, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 9 May 1946, in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 73.

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Milton G. Gill
Nellie M. Laundra
Marriage: 20 September 1906

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    Nellie M. Laundra


20 September 1906
Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 7

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a short form of the personal names Giles , Julian , or William . In theory the name would have a soft initial when derived from the first two of these, and a hard one when from William or from the other possibilities discussed in 2–4 below. However, there has been much confusion over the centuries.2 Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a ravine or deep glen, Middle English gil(l), Old Norse gil ‘ravine’.3 Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille (Scottish), Mac Giolla (Irish), patronymics from an occupational name for a servant or a short form of the various personal names formed by attaching this element to the name of a saint. See McGill . The Old Norse personal name Gilli is probably of this origin, and may lie behind some examples of the name in northern England.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Milton G Gill, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Milton G Gill in household of Gordon Gill, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Milton Gill in household of Marion Gill, "United States Census, 1900"

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