History of Greene
WILLIAM MILLIKIN, farmer, P. O. Rutan, was born in
this county, April 3, 1832. His parents,
David and Lida (Rogers) Millikin, were natives of Greene County,
the former of Irish and the latter of English descent.
They were united in marriage in Greene County,
where they remained through life.
William was united in marriage, September 1, 1852, with Rebecca
who is a native of this county, born March 9, 1835.
Her parents were John and Mary Simpson, the
former a native of Pennsylvania, and
latter of Ireland. They were residents of Greene County, Penn.,
for the greater part of their lives. To
Mr. and Mrs. Millikin have been born eight children, of whom six are
W., Robert I., Thomas N., Harry B.,
and Sadie M. The deceased are Lida A.
and Cora V. Mr. Millikin is one of the
substantial farmers of Center
Township, and by
industry and good management has made a comfortable home for himself
family. His farm consists of about 300
acres of land, on which are good buildings.
Mr. and Mrs. Millikin are consistent members of the Methodist Protestant Church.
History of Greene County,
Samuel P. Bates
Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago.
Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles
The Greene County,
Biographies Project –
Date of Transcription: 12 June 2007
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