The Shemwell Family

John Henry McMillanAge: 81 years18871969

John Henry McMillan
Given names
John Henry
Birth July 5, 1887 31 26
Birth of a sisterHattie Louise McMillan
October 27, 1891 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherGeorge Edward McMillan
May 28, 1893 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherHerman Earl McMillan
July 19, 1895 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 10 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 -
Census June 29, 1900 (Age 12 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam F McMillan
March 21, 1903 (Age 15 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Sophia “Lizzie” Miller
October 4, 1904 (Age 17 years)
Census April 28, 1910 (Age 22 years)
Marriage of a parentWilliam Thomas McMillanMinnie DoughteryView this family
February 18, 1914 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 28 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 29 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 30 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 -
MarriageCornelia “Cina” VanStrienView this family
March 8, 1919 (Age 31 years)
Census January 9, 1920 (Age 32 years)
Death of a sisterAlma Lottie McMillan
December 30, 1925 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 42 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 9, 1930 (Age 42 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Thomas McMillan
March 6, 1941 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 54 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Death of a brotherAlbert Lloyd McMillan
December 22, 1949 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 62 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Death of a wifeCornelia “Cina” VanStrien
July 8, 1957 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 58 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death May 15, 1969 (Age 81 years)
Cemetery: Oak Hill Cemetery
Last change November 1, 201712:36:30

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: November 27, 1878Houston, Tennessee, United States
1 year
elder brother
William F McMillan
Birth: December 9, 1879 24 18Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 21, 1903Houston, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
Alma Lottie McMillan
Birth: March 22, 1885 29 23Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 30, 1925Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
elder brother
2 years
John Henry McMillan
Birth: July 5, 1887 31 26Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 15, 1969Michigan, United States
4 years
younger sister
Hattie Louise McMillan
Birth: October 27, 1891 35 30Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 5, 1988Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States
19 months
younger brother
George Edward McMillan
Birth: May 28, 1893 37 32Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 11, 1974Greenville, Washington, Mississippi, United States
2 years
younger brother
Herman Earl McMillan
Birth: July 19, 1895 39 34Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 1986Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States
Father’s family with Minnie Doughtery - View this family
Minnie Doughtery
Birth: September 8, 1870Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 29, 1946Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: February 18, 1914Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Family with Cornelia “Cina” VanStrien - View this family
John Henry McMillan
Birth: July 5, 1887 31 26Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 15, 1969Michigan, United States
Cornelia “Cina” VanStrien
Birth: November 21, 1889Leroy, Calhoun, Michigan, United States
Death: July 8, 1957Michigan, United States
Marriage: March 8, 1919Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States

John Henry McMillan has 42 first cousins recorded

Father's family (42)

Parents James Henry Pulley + Mary Jane McMillan
1Elizabeth Pulley18691880
4Mary Ann Pulley18731893
5John Henry Pulley18761891
7Lida Mae Pulley18801880
Parents William Howard Slaughter + Sarah Margaret McMillan
1Ollie Slaughter18841971
3Mabel Slaughter18871963
7Lora Slaughter18961973
Parents Corneilius Philip “Neal” McMillan + Susan Caroline Mobley
1Harry McMillan18831946
2Zora McMillan18841979
3Benton J McMillan18881981
4Carl McMillan18901910
Parents Barton Aquilla Roby + Elizabeth C McMillan
1Eula Pearl Roby18861955
3Hattie Lou Roby18921967
4John Loyd Roby18941977
5Barton Neal Roby18991900
Parents James Lawrence “Jim” McMillan + Mary Alice Connell
1John Paul McMillan18891972
Parents Joseph Zachariah “Joe” Shemwell + Nancy Ann “Anna” McMillan
3Flora B Shemwell18931982
Parents William Francis Marian “Will” Shemwell + Judith “Jude” McMillan
2Ora May Shemwell18931965
3Ellie A Shemwell18961982

Mother's family (0)

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William Thomas McMillan - Household

Houston, Tennessee

McMillan, William TheadWMNov185544M21TNTNTNFarmer
McMillan, Lizzie SwifeWFMar186139M2198PAGERPA
McMillan, William FsonWMDec187920STNTNPAGeneral Store
McMillan, Rosa EdaughterWFSep188217STNTNPA
McMillan, Albert LsonWMMar188515STNTNPA
McMillan, Alma LdaughterWFMar188515STNTNPA
McMillan, Henry JsonWMJul188712STNTNPA
McMillan, Hattie LdaughterWFOct18918STNTNPA
McMillan, George MsonWMMay18937STNTNPA
McMillan, Herman EsonWMJul18954STNTNPA

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Thomas McMillan - Household

Houston, Tennessee

McMillan, William TheadMW54M131TNTNTNFarmerGeneral farm
McMillan, Rosa EdaughterFW27STNTNPA
McMillan, Albert LsonMW25STNTNPALaborerBrick yard
McMillan, Henry JsonMW22STNTNPALaborerBrick yard
McMillan, Hattie LdaughterFW18STNTNPA
McMillan, George MsonMW16STNTNPAFarmerGeneral farm
McMillan, Herman EsonMW14STNTNPA

Says M1 - 31 but no wife listed -b

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - John Henry McMillan - Household

22 Summer Street Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
McMillan, John HheadMW33MTNTNPACarpenterHouse
McMillan, CorneliawifeFW30MMIHollandDutchHollandDutch

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - John Henry McMillan - Household

30 Winter Street Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan

McMillan, John HheadMW41M33TNTNOHCarpenterGenrl Work
McMillan, CorneliawifeFW40M29MIHollandHolland