Martha Juanita Milliken1

F, b. 30 December 1928, d. 28 November 1998
     Martha Juanita Milliken was born on 30 December 1928 at Monroe, Union County, North Carolina.1,2 She was the daughter of Jesse Fearrington Milliken and Juanita Alexander.1 She married William Dexter Benton, son of Claude Benton, circa 1953.3 She died on 28 November 1998 at Monroe, Union County, North Carolina, at age 69.2

MONROE - Mrs. Martha Milliken Benton

age 69, of Monroe passed away Saturday, (November 28, 1998) at the Union Regional Medical Center in Monroe, North Carolina.

Graveside Memorial Services will be held Tuesday afternoon (December 1, 1998) at 3 p.m., conducted by the Rev. Dr. Charles Williamson, in the Monroe City Cemetery on the Milliken family plot. The family will receive friends at the cemetery Tuesday, immediately after the service.

Mrs. Benton was born December 30, 1928 in Monroe, North Carolina, a daughter of the late Mr. Jesse Fearrington Milliken and the late Mrs. Juanita Alexander Milliken. She was also the niece of the late Misses Ollie, Harriette and Elizabeth Alexander. She attended the Monroe City Schools and Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. And she was a retired kindergarten teacher from First Presbyterian Church in Monroe.

She is survived by one daughter, Mrs Elizabeth Benton Bellitto and her husband, Mr. Giacomo Bellitto, of Weddington, North Carolina; three sons, Mr. John Fearrington Benton and Mr. Eric Alexander Benton, both of Monroe, NC, and Mr. William Scot Benton of Huntersville, North Carolina; two grandchildren, Bella and Christopher Bellitto of Weddington, North Carolina; one brother, Mr. John R. Milliken of Monroe; also all of her loving and faithful friends, including her lifelong Monroe friend, Mrs. Ethel Couch and her helpmate and soulmate, Mrs. Hattie Huey of Monroe, North Carolina.

Memorials may be made to the Union County Public Library, 316 East Windsor Street, Monroe, North Carolina 28112; or to Hospice of Union County, 700 West Roosevelt Blvd, Monroe, North Carolina 28110.

McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe is serving the family of Mrs. Benton.

Citations

  1. [S28] Family Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VC95-CDV : 8 December 2014), Jesse Milliken in entry for Martha Juanita Milliken, 1928; from "North Carolina, Birth and Death Indexes, 1800-2000," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2005); citing vol. 13, p. 461, Union, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.
  2. [S332] GenealogyBank, online http://genealogybank.com/, "Charlotte Observer, The", North Carolina, GenealogyBank.com (http://genealogybank.com/doc/obituaries/obit/… : accessed 8 October 2017), MONROE - Mrs. Martha Milliken Benton.
  3. [S82] Facebook, online www.facebook.com, In a message from Betsy Bellitto, 11 Oct 2017, 4:00pm, Accessed 12 Oct 2017.
  4. [S28] Family Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VH1G-MLH : 8 December 2014), William Dexter Benton in entry for John Fearrington Benton, 1955; from "North Carolina, Birth and Death Indexes, 1800-2000," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2005); citing vol. 53, p. 76, Union, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.
  5. [S28] Family Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VHB5-XY7 : 8 December 2014), William Dexter Benton in entry for Elizabeth Davis Benton, 1957; from "North Carolina, Birth and Death Indexes, 1800-2000," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2005); citing vol. 59, p. 71, Union, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.
  6. [S28] Family Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VHB5-LXP : 8 December 2014), William Dexter Benton in entry for William Scot Benton, 1960; from "North Carolina, Birth and Death Indexes, 1800-2000," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2005); citing vol. 67, p. 69, Union, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.
  7. [S28] Family Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VHBR-S8Z : 8 December 2014), William Dexter Benton in entry for Eric Alexander Benton, 1964; from "North Carolina, Birth and Death Indexes, 1800-2000," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2005); citing vol. 79, p. 103, Union, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

Martin Harbison Milliken1

M, b. 30 January 1824, d. 21 February 1857
     Martin Harbison Milliken was born on 30 January 1824 at Paducah, McCracken County, Kentucky.2 He was the son of William Milliken and Nancy Ramsey. He married Elizabeth Angeline Gholson, daughter of Govenor Richard Dickerson Gholson and Mary Jane Martin, on 13 January 1848.1 He died on 21 February 1857 at USA at age 33.2

Children of Martin Harbison Milliken and Elizabeth Angeline Gholson

Citations

  1. [S85] Genealogy.com, online http://genealogy.com, Gholson Family Genealogy Forum, Posted by: Wiley Alston Jarrell, 13 Nov 2003, Accessed: 11 Oct 2013 (http://genforum.genealogy.com/gholson/messages/368.html).
  2. [S86] Rev. Gideon Tibbitts Ridlon Sr., History of the Families Millingas, Pg.491 "Millikens of Orange Co., No. Carolina."
  3. [S5] Mary Ellen Dorsey, "Descendants of Charles Milliken", Person ID #292.
  4. [S5] Mary Ellen Dorsey, "Descendants of Charles Milliken."

Martin Horace Milliken1,2

M, b. 3 July 1852, d. 19 November 1898
     Martin Horace Milliken was born on 3 July 1852 at Kentucky.1,3 He was the son of Martin Harbison Milliken and Elizabeth Angeline Gholson.1 He lived with Elizabeth Angeline Gholson circa 1858 at Parker County, Texas.4 He married Nancy B. Young, daughter of Colonel William Barnes Young and Nancy Bowen Gillespie, on 12 May 1880 at Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.5,3 He died on 19 November 1898 at Lewisville, Denton County, Texas, at age 46.1,3,6 He was buried after 19 November 1898 at Lewisville, Denton County, Texas.6

Children of Martin Horace Milliken and Nancy B. Young

Citations

  1. [S5] Mary Ellen Dorsey, "Descendants of Charles Milliken", Person ID #292.
  2. [S85] Genealogy.com, online http://genealogy.com, GenForum: Robert Gillespie and Jane Ward (http://genforum.genealogy.com/gillespie/messages/3769.html).
  3. [S86] Rev. Gideon Tibbitts Ridlon Sr., History of the Families Millingas, Pg.502 "Millikens of Orange Co., No. Carolina."
  4. [S123] RootsWeb-Fannin County, TX, online http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txfannin, Biographical Sketches of the State of Texas (digitized copy), Pg.599.
  5. [S5] Mary Ellen Dorsey, "Descendants of Charles Milliken."
  6. [S62] Portal To Texas Hstory, online http://texashistory.unt.edu/, Smith Cemetery Listing; Texas State Genealogical Society. Stirpes, Volume 20, Number 1, March 1980, Christine Knox Wood, editor, Journal/Magazine/Newsletter, March 1980; digital images, (http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29534 : accessed September 12, 2011), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, http://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Genealogical Society, Tyler, Texas.

Martin Horace Milliken1

M, b. 18 October 1883, d. 12 January 1952
     Martin Horace Milliken was born on 18 October 1883 at USA.1,2 He was the son of William Dickerson Milliken Sr. and Margaret Crockett Young.1 He admitted to the United States Military Academy at West Point on 1 August 1903 at Orange County, New York.3 He resigned from West Point. on 29 December 1904.4 He was a banker for 32 years at the First National Bank beginning in 1920 at Lewisville, Denton County, Texas.5 He was mayor of the town of Lewisville between 1943 and 1947 at Denton County, Texas.6,7,8 He died on 12 January 1952 at Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, at age 68. He was buried on 13 January 1952 at Lewisville, Denton County, Texas.

Citations

  1. [S5] Mary Ellen Dorsey, "Descendants of Charles Milliken."
  2. [S86] Rev. Gideon Tibbitts Ridlon Sr., History of the Families Millingas, Pg.502 "Millikens of Orange Co., No. Carolina."
  3. [S150] West Point, online http://www.usma.edu, Official Register of the Officers and Cadets of the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, June 1903, after Pg 24, accessed 4 Oct 2011 (http://digital-library.usma.edu/libmedia/archives/oroc/…).
  4. [S150] West Point, online http://www.usma.edu, Official Register of the Officers and Cadets of the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, June 1905, Pgs. 17 & 30, accessed 4 Oct 2011 (http://digital-library.usma.edu/libmedia/archives/oroc/…).
  5. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/, Martin Milliken Obituary, The Denton Record Chronicle, Sunday, 13 Jan 1952, Pg 2.
  6. [S62] Portal To Texas Hstory, online http://texashistory.unt.edu/, Texas Almanac, 1945-1946, Pg. 359, Book, 1945; digital images, (http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117166 : accessed October 31, 2010), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, http://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association, Denton, Texas.
  7. [S62] Portal To Texas Hstory, online http://texashistory.unt.edu/, Texas Almanac, 1947-1948, Pg. 342, Book, 1947; digital images, (http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117136 : accessed October 31, 2010), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, http://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association, Denton, Texas.
  8. [S62] Portal To Texas Hstory, online http://texashistory.unt.edu/, Texas Almanac, 1943-1944, Pg. 221, Book, 1943; digital images, (http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117165 : accessed October 31, 2010), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, http://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association, Denton, Texas.

Mary Milliken

F
     Mary Milliken is the daughter of Joe Lynn Milliken and Martha Katherine Tuminaro.

Mary Milliken1

F, b. 1858
     Mary Milliken was born in 1858 at Trinity County, Texas.1 She was the daughter of Robert Hamilton Milliken and Sarah Ann Wortham.1

Citations

  1. [S5] Mary Ellen Dorsey, "Descendants of Charles Milliken."

Mary Milliken

F, b. circa 1845
     Mary Milliken was born circa 1845 at Tennessee.1 She was the daughter of George Franklin Milliken and Mary Susan Cate. She married William Biggers after 1865.1 She lived circa 1907 at Joelton, Davidson County, Tennessee.1

Children of Mary Milliken and William Biggers

Citations

  1. [S86] Rev. Gideon Tibbitts Ridlon Sr., History of the Families Millingas, Pg.498 "Millikens of Orange Co., No. Carolina."

Mary Milliken1

F, b. circa 1860
     Mary Milliken was born circa 1860.1 She was the daughter of John C. Milliken and Nancy Malinda Ellis.1

Citations

  1. [S5] Mary Ellen Dorsey, "Descendants of Charles Milliken."

Mary Milliken1

F, b. after 1812, d. after 1830
     Mary Milliken was born after 1812 at Simpson County, Kentucky.1 She was the daughter of Dr. Jesse Milliken and Ann West.1 She died after 1830.1

Citations

  1. [S86] Rev. Gideon Tibbitts Ridlon Sr., History of the Families Millingas, Pg.487 "Millikens of Orange Co., No. Carolina."

Mary A. Milliken1

F, b. 1849
     Mary A. Milliken also went by the name of Polly.1 She was born in 1849 at USA.1 She was the daughter of Charles C. Milliken and Cornelia A. Perdue.1 She married J.M. Harding on 20 September 1868.1

Citations

  1. [S102] Lewis County Historical Society, Lewis County, Tennessee, Pg. 169.