Pryor Milligan

February 1894–14 June 1956 (Age 62)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Pryor

When Pryor Milligan was born in February 1894, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Pryor Herbert Milligan, was 34 and his mother, Mary E Mollie Willison, was 33. He had at least 2 daughters with Gertrude Wade. He lived in Sheffield, Colbert, Alabama, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 14 June 1956, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 62.

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Pryor Milligan
Gertrude Wade
Dorothy Dean Milligan
Rosemary Milligan

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    Dorothy Dean Milligan


    Rosemary Milligan


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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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 10

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 18

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolagáin ‘descendant of Maolagán’, a personal name from a double diminutive of maol ‘bald’, ‘tonsured’. 2. in some instances, a variant of Mollohan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Prior H Milligan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Herbert Milligan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pryor Milligan in household of Mary Milligan, "United States Census, 1900"

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