DESCENDANTS OF EDWARD & MARGARET McARN McMILLAN Research of Kathie McMillan and Myrtle N. Bridges If you have information to share concerning this family please contact Kathie or Myrtle. Thanks! May 12, 2017
Generation No. 1 1. EDWARD1 MCMILLAN was born Abt. 1781 in Scotland UK, and died 1864 in Pike County, AL. He married MARGARET. She was born 1790 in North Carolina, and died Abt. 1873. Notes for EDWARD MCMILLAN: I Edward MacMillian of the County of Pike and State of Alabama being of sound mind and memory and tolerable health, but far advanced in years and aware tthat I must die do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner following to wit. 1st . I will that my body be decently buried at the expense of my estate 2nd. I will that my just debts be paid. 3rd. To my dear wife Margaret I will 60 acres of land including my dwelling and out houses-and the following Negroes, Candis a Woman, Henry, Beda, Jena, Ester, Hariet and Julia Ann. The above Negroes to go to my children at the death of my said wife, except one which my said wife my select and leave to whom she pleases. Also two choice of horses which I may have at my death-all my stock of cattle and half the stock of hogs I may have at my death. All household and kitchen furniture. 4th. To my son Daniel I give a Negro boy named Wattey and boy Jessee to him during his natural life and to the heirs of his body after his death 5th. To my son John, I will a Negro boy Dennis and George also the balance of my land after my wife takes her 60 acres out, also my gin and mill and all their fixings to be between Daniel and John 6th. To my Grandson Fenlay McMillian I will that my son John give him $50 as his portion. 7th to my daughter Catharine I have already given her portion (to wit) Amos and Solomon to herself and to the heirs of her body. To my daughter Sarah Smith and the heirs of her body I give a certain Negro man named Hamp and Nelly (she already had possession of Nelly) I have already settled on the said Sarah and heirs as above. And now having full confidence in my beloved wife Margaret and my two sons Daniel and John, I hereby appoint them jointly or either of them that may act the other refusing to act as executors of this my last will and testament. I witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal in the presence of Daniel McKinnon, Hector P. Blue and Neil McNeill Edward McMillian since deceased, signed and executed said instrument in the fall of the year 1857 about the month of November, and declared the same to be his last will and testament. This will was probated 28th day November 1864. Estate settled 21st August 11, 1866. Recorded August 11th, 1866 in Settlement Books D-D pages 445-6. Judge D.W. Siler Notes: The 1850 Census of Pike County, Alabama shows Edward McMillan, Finlay McMillan, Locklan McKinnon and Hector Blue are next door or nearby neighbors. Edward McMillan has 2 sons under 21, and 3 sons over 21 (possibly, referring to sons-in-law) 2 males 18-45?, 1 over 45; 1 white female under 21, and 2 white females over 21 years. Married Carolina Observer (Fayetteville, North Carolina), Tuesday, January 31, 1832 Married in this county on Thursday evening, the 19th ult. by the Reb. Colin McIver, Mr. Hector Blue to Miss Mary McKinnon, daughter of John McKinnon of this County. Bondsman: John McLeod Witness: Chas Rhodes North Carolina, Index to Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 The Daily Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana), Saturday, October 08, 1887 Blue is the name of a post office established in Bullock County, Alabama, Hector Blue, postmaster. Children of EDWARD MCMILLAN and MARGARET are: 2. i. CATHERINE2 MCMILLAN, b. 1808, NC; d. Abt. 1880, (likely) Union Springs, Bullock County, AL. 3. ii. MARY MCMILLAN, b. Abt. 1810, NC. 4. iii. DANIEL A. MCMILLAN, b. September 02, 1814, Richmond County, NC; d. December 13, 1887, Bullock County, AL. 5. iv. SARAH MCMILLAN, b. May 17, 1819, NC; d. December 09, 1899, Ashley County, Arkansas. 6. v. JOHN ALEXANDER MCMILLAN, b. May 29, 1821, NC; d. June 22, 1863, Pike County, AL. Generation No. 2 2. CATHERINE2 MCMILLAN (EDWARD1) was born 1808 in NC, and died Abt. 1880 in (likely) Union Springs, Bullock County, AL. She married NEILL C. SMITH. He was born 1808 in NC, and died August 20, 1874 in Union Springs, Bullock County, AL. Notes for NEILL C. SMITH: Blacksmith Children of CATHERINE MCMILLAN and NEILL SMITH are: 7. i. JAMES CALVIN3 SMITH, b. October 26, 1832, NC; d. September 06, 1905, Bullock County, AL. ii. SARAH SMITH, b. 1842, NC. iii. JOHN SMITH, b. 1844, Scotland, Bullock County, Alabama. iv. ANN SMITH, b. 1846, Alabama. v. MARY SMITH, b. 1848, Alabama. vi. NEIL SMITH, b. 1852, Alabama. 3. MARY2 MCMILLAN (EDWARD1) was born Abt. 1810 in NC. Child of MARY MCMILLAN is: i. FINLAY3 MCMILLAN, b. 1825, NC; m. SARAH A.; b. 1825, NC. Notes for FINLAY MCMILLAN: 4. DANIEL A.2 MCMILLAN (EDWARD1) was born September 02, 1814 in Richmond County, NC, and died December 13, 1887 in Bullock County, AL. He married MARY CAROLINE MCKINNON. She was born June 15, 1827 in Robeson County, NC, and died April 12, 1882 in Bullock County, AL. Notes for DANIEL A. MCMILLAN: State of Alabama County of Pike To the Honorable Bird Fitzpatrick, Judge of the Court of Probate of said County. The Petition of Dan'l A. McMillan respectfully represents unto your Honor, That Edward McMillan, who was an inhabitant of this county at the time of his death, departed this life on the day of 1864 in the County of Pike, leaving a last will and testament duly signed and published by him, and attested by Daniel McKinnon, Hector P. Blue and Neill McNeill, who reside in the county in which your petitioner, as he verily believes, is named as executor hereof which said will is produced herewith . Propounded for probate records in Your petitioner further states that the widow of said deceased is Mrs. Margaret McMillan, who resides in this county, and that the next of kin of said deceased are his children (to wit:) Daniel A. McMillan (illegible), but believed to be '& wife Mary', in Pike County, Ala; Katherine, wife of Neill Smith, daughter (in Pike County, Ala); John McMillan, deceased leaving the following heirs, to wit: Martha Ann McMillan, aged 16 years (ditto (in Pike County, Ala) John E. McMillan 14 yrs (ditto) Duncan McMillan 12 years (ditto) Mary McMillan 10 years (ditto) Angus McMillan 8 years. (ditto) William McMillan 6 years (ditto) Edward McMillan 5 years (ditto) Francis McMillan 1 year (ditto) Sarah, wife of John Smith, daughter of said deceased of Pike County, Ala. Also, Finlay McMillan, son of Mary McMillan, who is dead, was a daughter of the testator Edward McMillan and wife Margaret (illegible) McMillan, deceased, both of said Finlay's parents being dead, he lives in Pike County, Ala, and is sole representation of his said mother. In consideration of all which your petitioner prays that a day may be set for the hearing of the matter of this petition, that subpoenas may be issued to bring in subscribing witnesses to certify on such application, direct that due notice of this application may be given to said widow and next of kin of said deceased, that such other preceedings orders and doings may be had in the premises as may be required and proper to secure the dues, probate and record of said will according to law. And as in duty bound. etc. [we will ever pray.] Daniel A. McMillan Subscribed and sworn to before me this 28th November 1864 James P. Nall More About DANIEL A. MCMILLAN: Burial: Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Bullock County, AL More About MARY CAROLINE MCKINNON: Burial: Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Bullock County, AL Children of DANIEL MCMILLAN and MARY MCKINNON are: 8. i. FLORA ANN3 MCMILLAN, b. September 27, 1854, Arbor Vita, Pike County, AL or Inverness, AL; d. October 08, 1920, Selma, Dallas, Ala. ii. MARY CAROLINE MCMILLAN, b. October 18, 1858; d. November 07, 1882. More About MARY CAROLINE MCMILLAN: Burial: Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Bullock County, AL iii. DANIEL BAKER MCMILLAN, b. September 1861, Alabama; d. October 09, 1936, Selma, Dallas, Ala; m. MARY C. BLUE, 1884; b. October 1860, Alabama; d. November 07, 1932, Selma, Dallas, Ala. Notes for DANIEL BAKER MCMILLAN: Coach Repairer, RR. Harvey D. Gillis, Nephew 43, b. AL, 1930 Census Dallas, Selma, Alabama 5. SARAH2 MCMILLAN (EDWARD1) was born May 17, 1819 in NC, and died December 09, 1899 in Ashley County, Arkansas. She married JOHN C. SMITH. He was born 1812 in NC. Children of SARAH MCMILLAN and JOHN SMITH are: i. MARYAN3 SMITH, b. 1838. ii. EVANDER SMITH, b. 1841. iii. LAURA SMITH, b. 1845. iv. MARGARET J. SMITH, b. 1847. v. DANIEL A. SMITH, b. 1850. 6. JOHN ALEXANDER2 MCMILLAN (EDWARD1) was born May 29, 1821 in NC, and died June 22, 1863 in Pike County, AL. He m. MARGARET MCKINNON Abt. 1845, daughter of JOHN MCKINNON and NANCY MCLEAN. She was born February 29, 1828 in NC, and died December 02, 1883 in Inverness, Bullock County, AL. Notes for MARGARET MCKINNON: June 6, 1873, State of Alabama, Bullock County Margaret McMillan was issued letters of guardiahsnip of Angus R., Mary F., William L., Edward A., Francis M. McMillan Alabama, Wills and Probate Records, 1753-1999 Children of JOHN MCMILLAN and MARGARET MCKINNON are: i. DANIEL MURDOCK3 MCMILLAN, b. April 03, 1846, Pike County, AL. ii. MARTHA ANN MCMILLAN, b. October 10, 1847, Pike County, AL; m. A.W. WILKERSON. 9. iii. JOHN EVANDER MCMILLAN, b. July 07, 1849, Pike County, AL; d. 1933, Mist, AR. iv. DUNCAN ALEXANDER MCMILLAN, b. October 22, 1851. v. MARY F. MCMILLAN, b. 1854. vi. NANCY FLORELLA MCMILLAN, b. March 04, 1854. 10. vii. ANGUS RODERICK B. MCMILLAN, b. February 18, 1857, Alabama; d. 1938, Ashley County, Arkansas. viii. WILLIAM LAUCHLIN MCMILLAN, b. December 09, 1858, Bullock County, AL; d. 1943. ix. MARGARET CATHERINE MCMILLAN, b. June 30, 1860, Bullock County, AL. 11. x. EDWARD A. MCMILLAN, b. April 02, 1862, Bullock County, AL; d. August 10, 1911, Ashley County, Arkansas. 12. xi. FRANCIS MURDOCK MCMILLAN, b. March 18, 1864, Union Springs, Bullock County, AL; d. February 11, 1939, Union Springs, Bullock County, AL. Generation No. 3 7. JAMES CALVIN3 SMITH (CATHERINE2 MCMILLAN, EDWARD1) was born October 26, 1832 in NC, and died September 06, 1905 in Bullock County, AL. He married SUSAN. She was born 1850 in Alabama. Children of JAMES SMITH and SUSAN are: i. JAMES4 SMITH, b. 1868. ii. MARY SMITH, b. May 1870. 8. FLORA ANN3 MCMILLAN (DANIEL A.2, EDWARD1) was born September 27, 1854 in Arbor Vita, Pike County, AL or Inverness, AL, and died October 08, 1920 in Selma, Dallas, Ala. She married WILLIAM A. GILLIS. He was born 1854 in Alabama. More About FLORA ANN MCMILLAN: Burial: Live Oak Cemetery, Selma, Dallas County, AL Notes for WILLIAM A. GILLIS: His father b. NC., mother, b.SC Child of FLORA MCMILLAN and WILLIAM GILLIS is: i. ALLIE4 GILLIS, b. April 1880, Thomasville, Bullock County, AL. 9. JOHN EVANDER3 MCMILLAN (JOHN ALEXANDER2, EDWARD1) was born July 07, 1849 in Pike County, AL, and died 1933 in Mist, AR. He married MARTHA IRENE BEASLEY. She was born 1854, and died 1908 in Prairie Township, Ashley County, Arkansas. Notes for JOHN EVANDER MCMILLAN: 1910 Census Ashley County, Arkansas, Prairie Township shows: Children of JOHN MCMILLAN and MARTHA BEASLEY are: i. JOHN E. JR.4 MCMILLAN, b. 1882, Arkansas. ii. CAMMIE S. MCMILLAN, b. 1886, Arkansas. iii. BRASIE MCMILLAN, b. 1888, Arkansas. iv. ANGUS F. MCMILLAN, b. 1889, Arkansas. v. BLANCHE B. MCMILLAN, b. 1891, Arkansas. vi. CHARLIE B. MCMILLAN, b. 1893, Arkansas. vii. NANNIE MCMILLAN, b. 1895, Arkansas. 10. ANGUS RODERICK B.3 MCMILLAN (JOHN ALEXANDER2, EDWARD1) was born February 18, 1857 in Alabama, and died 1938 in Ashley County, Arkansas. He married MARY COCHRAN 1888, daughter of WILLIAM COCHRAN and LOUISA DEAN. She was born July 1867, and died 1946. More About ANGUS RODERICK B. MCMILLAN: Burial: Snyder Cemetery, Hamburg, Ashley County, Ark Children of ANGUS MCMILLAN and MARY COCHRAN are: i. JEAN4 MCMILLAN. ii. WILLIAM R. MCMILLAN. 13. iii. MARGARET MCMILLAN, b. April 08, 1891, AR; d. February 18, 1974, Hamburg, Ashley County, AR. 11. EDWARD A.3 MCMILLAN (JOHN ALEXANDER2, EDWARD1) was born April 02, 1862 in Bullock County, AL, and died August 10, 1911 in Ashley County, Arkansas. He married HENRIETTA FRANCES BETHUNE December 21, 1887 in Ashley County, Arkansas. She was born 1868 in Arkansas. More About EDWARD A. MCMILLAN: Burial: Snyder Cemetery, Hamburg, Ashley County, Ark Children of EDWARD MCMILLAN and HENRIETTA BETHUNE are: i. MATTIE BELL4 MCMILLAN, b. Abt. 1895, Ashley County, Arkansas. 14. ii. FRANCIS S. MCMILLAN, b. 1904, Ashley County, Arkansas; d. 1978. iii. EDWARD A. JR. MCMILLAN, b. 1889, Arkansas. 12. FRANCIS MURDOCK3 MCMILLAN (JOHN ALEXANDER2, EDWARD1) was born March 18, 1864 in Union Springs, Bullock County, AL, and died February 11, 1939 in Union Springs, Bullock County, AL. He married JOSEPHA WALKER 'JODIE' SELLERS 1887, daughter of CORNELIUS SELLERS and SARAH CAROLINE. She was born December 1868 in Montgomery County, AL, and died December 18, 1936 in Union Springs, Bullock, AL. More About FRANCIS MURDOCK MCMILLAN: Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Bullock County, AL More About JOSEPHA WALKER 'JODIE' SELLERS: Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Bullock County, AL Children of FRANCIS MCMILLAN and JOSEPHA SELLERS are: i. CLIFFORD F.4 MCMILLAN, b. November 1887, Union Springs, Bullock, Alabama; d. 1945. More About CLIFFORD F. MCMILLAN: Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Bullock County, AL ii. JODIE BELL MCMILLAN, b. February 1890, Union Springs, Bullock, Alabama. iii. MARY V. MCMILLAN, b. August 1892, Union Springs, Bullock, Alabama. iv. LENA P. MCMILLAN, b. 1893, Bullock County, AL; d. 1930, Bullock County, AL. More About LENA P. MCMILLAN: Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Bullock County, AL v. WALTON A. MCMILLAN, b. February 1895, Union Springs, Bullock, Alabama. vi. CARRY KING MCMILLAN, b. August 03, 1897, Union Springs, Bullock County, AL; d. August 16, 1983, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama; m. GUY LESLIE RUTLEDGE. vii. LEON MCMILLAN, b. 1902, Bullock County, AL. viii. FREDERICK M. MCMILLAN, b. 1903, Bullock County, AL; d. 1945. Generation No. 4 13. MARGARET4 MCMILLAN (ANGUS RODERICK B.3, JOHN ALEXANDER2, EDWARD1) was born April 08, 1891 in AR, and died February 18, 1974 in Hamburg, Ashley County, AR. She married FRANK S. ATKINS, son of JONATHAN ATKINS and MARTHA JANE. He was born 1882, and died 1936 in Hamburg, Ashley County, AR. More About MARGARET MCMILLAN: Burial: Snyder Cemetery, Hamburg, Ashley County, Ark More About FRANK S. ATKINS: Burial: Snyder Cemetery, Hamburg, Ashley County, Ark Children of MARGARET MCMILLAN and FRANK ATKINS are: i. RODERICK FRANK5 ATKINS, b. July 22, 1920, Hamburg, Ashley County, AR. ii. GERALD STERLING ATKINS, b. March 09, 1925, Hamburg, Ashley County, AR. 14. FRANCIS S.4 MCMILLAN (EDWARD A.3, JOHN ALEXANDER2, EDWARD1) was born 1904 in Ashley County, Arkansas, and died 1978. He married MABEL B.. She was born Abt. 1904 in Missouri. More About FRANCIS S. MCMILLAN: Burial: Geneva Cemetery, Fillmore County, Nebaska Notes for MABEL B.: College, 5th or subsequent year Children of FRANCIS MCMILLAN and MABEL B. are: i. C. JEAN5 MCMILLAN, b. 1931, Los Angeles, CA. ii. RODERICK E. MCMILLAN, b. 1933, Los Angeles, CA.
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