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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


WILLIAM MILLIKIN, farmer, P. O. Rutan, was born in Morris Township, 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 Simpson, 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 the 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 living—John W., Robert I., Thomas N., Harry B., Maggie J. and Sadie M.  The deceased are Lida A. and Cora V.  Mr. Millikin is one of the substantial farmers of Center Township, and by his industry and good management has made a comfortable home for himself and 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.


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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

Samuel P. Bates

Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888


Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles

The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project –

Date of Transcription: 12 June 2007

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