Edna Blanche McMillen

23 May 1890–11 February 1985 (Age 94)
Goose Creek Township, Piatt, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edna Blanche

When Edna Blanche McMillen was born on 23 May 1890, in Goose Creek Township, Piatt, Illinois, United States, her father, Ezra Thomas McMillen, was 21 and her mother, Eliza May Linton, was 23. She married Jesse Earl Hiett on 12 July 1915, in Piatt, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in De Land, Piatt, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Monticello, Piatt, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 11 February 1985, in Oakmont, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in De Land, Piatt, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Earl Hiett
Edna Blanche McMillen
Marriage: 12 July 1915
Max Earl Hiett
Martha E Hiett

Spouse and Children

12 July 1915
Piatt, Illinois, United States



    Martha E Hiett


Parents and Siblings

    Ezra Thomas McMillen


    Eliza May Linton




World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 2

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant spelling of McMillin or McMillan .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edna B Hult in household of Jesse E Hult, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edna Hull, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edna B Hiatt in household of Jesse E Hiatt, "United States Census, 1930"

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