Martha Louise McMillan

1856–1927 (Age 71)
Sumter, Alabama, United States

The Life of Martha Louise

When Martha Louise McMillan was born on 31 March 1856, in Sumter, Alabama, United States, her father, John W Mc Millian, was 21 and her mother, Matilda Brewster, was 17. She married Thomas Jefferson Arthur Jr on 23 December 1877, in Sabine, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Negreet, Sabine, Louisiana, United States in 1880 and Ward Three, Sabine, Louisiana, United States in 1900. She died on 10 October 1927, in Sabine, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 71.

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Martha Louise McMillan
Thomas Jefferson Arthur Jr
Marriage: 23 December 1877
William Hector Arthur
John Jefferson Arthur
James Wesley Arthur
Clinton Arthur
Eula Maitlain Arthur
Reatha Arthur
Martha Verina Arthur
Audrey Missie Arthur

Spouse & Children

23 December 1877
Sabine, Louisiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 5

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 19

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.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Martha McMiltan in household of John W McMiltan, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha Arthur in household of Thomas Arthur, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Martha Arthur in household of Thomas Arthur, "United States Census, 1900"

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