Samuel Milligan

18 April 1789–24 April 1854 (Age 65)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Milligan was born on 18 April 1789, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Milligan, was 49 and his mother, Martha Morris, was 40. He married Ann Morris on 11 May 1820. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 24 April 1854, in Schuylkill Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Saint Peters Church In The Great Valley Cemetery, Malvern, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Milligan
Ann Morris
Marriage: 11 May 1820
Ann Frances Milligan
James Cadwalader Milligan
Martha Cadwalader Milligan
Hannah Morris Milligan

Spouse and Children

11 May 1820


    Ann Frances Milligan


    Martha Cadwalader Milligan


    Hannah Morris Milligan


    James Cadwalader Milligan


Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)


Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 2

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.

Age 19

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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)

  • Samuel Milligan, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"
  • Samuel Milligan, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"
  • Samual Milligan, "Pennsylvania Deaths and Burials, 1720-1999"

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