Joseph Warren McMillan

Male12 February 1870–27 April 1954

Brief Life History of Joseph Warren

When Joseph Warren McMillan was born on 12 February 1870, in Cherokee, Georgia, United States, his father, Wilson Lumpkin McMillan, was 36 and his mother, Mary Mansfield Brown, was 35. He married Nancy Elizabeth Watkins on 4 October 1891, in Cherokee, Bibb, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 27 April 1954, in Murphy, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Sunset Cemetery, Murphy, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States.

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Joseph Warren McMillan
Nancy Elizabeth Watkins
Marriage: 4 October 1891
Mary Emmaline McMillan
Maggie McMillan
Willie A McMillan
Francis (Fannie) McMillan Calhoun

Sources (20)

  • Joseph W Mcmillin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph W. Mc Milland, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • J. Warren McMillian, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 October 1891Cherokee, Bibb, Georgia, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 2

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    1877 · Last Troops Leave

    Age 7

    In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.

    1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

    Age 23

    The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

    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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