The Shemwell Family

James Howard MillenAge: 65 years18611927

James Howard Millen
Given names
James Howard
Birth August 20, 1861
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 5 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 5 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 7 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 16 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageMary Lee “Mollie” MitchellView this family
December 18, 1888 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#1St Augustus “Gus” Millen
November 15, 1889 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#2James Harry Millen
about 1891 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Denie Kathleen Millen
September 23, 1891 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Catherine E Millen
about 1892 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#5Harry M Millen
about 1893 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#6Otis W Millen
June 20, 1897 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 36 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Birth of a daughter
#7Ella May Millen
about 1900 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#8John Edward “Jack” Millen
August 26, 1903 (Age 42 years)
Death of a daughterElla May Millen
about 1903 (Age 41 years)
Census April 18, 1910 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Dr. Robert Archibald Smithson Jr.
October 11, 1914 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 54 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 55 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 56 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 58 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Edward “Jack” MillenAmelia Lena Louise “Peg” FritzView this family
February 4, 1926 (Age 64 years)
Death April 8, 1927 (Age 65 years)
Last change September 27, 201714:24:57

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Mary Lee “Mollie” Mitchell - View this family
Marriage: December 18, 1888Todd, Kentucky, United States
11 months
St Augustus “Gus” Millen
Birth: November 15, 1889 28 23Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 23, 1979Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States
2 years
9 months
Denie Kathleen Millen
Birth: September 23, 1891 30 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 24, 1974Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
15 months
2 years
5 years
Otis W Millen
Birth: June 20, 1897 35 31Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 2, 1972Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States
4 years
Ella May Millen
Birth: about 1900 38 33Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: about 1903Todd, Kentucky, United States
4 years
John Edward “Jack” Millen
Birth: August 26, 1903 42 37Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 17, 1976Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - James Howard Millen - Household

228 Delmar Ave Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana

Millen, James HheadMW44M22KYKYKYCar ReparerRailroad shop
Millen, Mary LwifeFW45M2265KYKYKY
Millen, St AugustinesonMW20SKYKYKYBlacksmithRailroad shop
Millen, Catherine EdaughterFW18SKYKYKY
Millen, Harry MsonMW17SKYKYKY
Millen, Otis WsonMW12SKYKYKY
Millen, John EsonMW6SKYKYKY
Larman, HarryboarderMW21SKYKYKYlaborerRR worh

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - James Howard Millen - Household

306 Cumberland Ave Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Millen, HowardheadMW58MKYKYKYConductorRailroad
Millen, Mary LeewifeFW54MKYTNKY
Millen, HarrysonMW29STNKYKYEngineerRailroad
Millen, OtissonMW22SKYKYKY
Millen, JohnsonMW16SKYKYKY