The Shemwell Family

William Gilbert McMillanAge: 66 years18461913

Name
William Gilbert McMillan
Given names
William Gilbert
Surname
McMillan
Birth September 14, 1846 28 23
Birth of a brotherIsaac Francis McMillan
August 23, 1848 (Age 23 months)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a brotherDaniel Warren McMillan
about 1850 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherJesse Edwards McMillan
about 1854 (Age 7 years)

Birth of a brotherPatrick Henry McMillan
about 1855 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterNancy Elizabeth McMillan
September 27, 1856 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherCornelius Brown McMillan
about 1858 (Age 11 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherGilbert W McMillan
April 4, 1858 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 10 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a brotherJames Brigham McMillan
about 1859 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a brotherFrank McMillan
about 1860 (Age 13 years)
Census June 22, 1860 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a brotherHugh Lawrence McMillan
November 14, 1862 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a sisterEleanor Jane McMillan
April 9, 1865 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 14 years)

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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 20 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 20 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 22 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 23 years)
MarriageSusan Rebecca HuttonView this family
December 27, 1876 (Age 30 years)
Death of a motherSarah Ann Nichols
November 21, 1878 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 31 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a fatherDaniel Gilbert McMillan
March 12, 1886 (Age 39 years)
Death of a brotherHugh Lawrence McMillan
November 21, 1893 (Age 47 years)
Burial of a brotherHugh Lawrence McMillan
after November 21, 1893 (Age 47 years)
Cemetery: Arlington Heights Cemetery
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 51 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a brotherIsaac Francis McMillan
January 12, 1900 (Age 53 years)
Death of a sisterNancy Elizabeth McMillan
August 26, 1902 (Age 55 years)
Death June 15, 1913 (Age 66 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: September 14, 1843Stewart, Tennessee, United States
8 months
elder brother
2 years
himself
23 months
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
5 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
21 months
younger sister
Nancy Elizabeth McMillan
Birth: September 27, 1856 38 33Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 26, 1902Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Hugh Lawrence McMillan
Birth: November 14, 1862 44 39Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 21, 1893Houston, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger sister
Family with Susan Rebecca Hutton - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: December 27, 1876White Bluff, Dickson, Tennessee, United States
daughter
daughter
daughter
daughter
son

William Gilbert McMillan has 5 first cousins recorded

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Daniel Gilbert McMillan - Household

Bowling Green Stewart TN

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Daniel McMillanhead41MWFarmerTN
Sallie McMillanwife36FWTN
John McMillanson16MWFarm laborerTN
William McMillanson14MWTN
Isaac McMillanson12MWTN
Daniel McMillanson10MWTN
Patrick McMillanson5MWTN
Elizabeth McMillandaughter3FWTN
Cornelius McMillanson1MWTN
James McMillanson1MWTN

Hugh is next door w/ John & Isaac Nichols

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Daniel Gilbert McMillan - Household

Erin, Stewart, Tennessee, United States

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceParBmthMmthEduInfirm
Daniel McMillan57MWFarmerTN
Sallie McMillan46FWKeeping houseTN
John McMillan26MWFarm handTN
William McMillan23MWSchool teacherTN
Isaac McMillan21MWTN
Elizabeth McMillan15FWTN
Hugh McMillan7MWTN
Jane McMillan4FWTN
Hugh McMillan80MWNC
Barbery Rushing30FWTN
John Nichols44MWFarmerTN
Isaac Nichols40MWFarmerTN