Genealogical and Family History
of the

Compiled under the editorial supervision of George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D.

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The numerous derivations given by different scholars for the surname Milliken are as numerous as the variations in spelling. As in the case of many other surnames, it may be true that all the authorities are right, for there are many branches of this family, and there is no indiction that all were from a common stock.
The family mentioned in this sketch was certainly Scotch (Scottish! Scoth is a drink!) and for that matter most of the American families bearing this name in its varied forms are descended from the Scotch (Scottish) settlers in the north of Ireland, or from the Scotch (Scottish) immigrants who came direct from Scotland. The family historian favors the conclusion of James Miliken, of New York, who was convinced by exhaustive research that the family was of Saxon-Norman origin, spelling their name originally Millingas, meaning mill-manor, or manor on the hill, and eveidently a place-name of very ancient date. Passing from Saxony to the Netherlands, we find the name spelled at an early date Millinga, Milligen and Millingen, the latter being the name of a village in the Netherlands.
As early as 1273 a John Mulkyn, said to have been from the Low Countries, was in Suffolk, England. Barber, in his book on "British Family Names," gives Miliken, or Milecan, as Flemish, meaning the diminutive of Miles, a personal name. There seems to be no proff that Milliken and Mulligan are the same surnames. O'Hart, in his "Irish Pedigrees," states that Mulligan is anglicized for the Irish name O'Maolagain.
The earliest immigrants to America were probably Roman Catholics, coming with Lord Baltimore to Maryland. The Mullikens of Virginia were Episcopalian and certainly not Scotch (Scottish). There are many of the famly in Pennsylvania, where number of Scotch-Irish settled, and related families are found in all the neighboring states and to some extent in all parts of the country. A coat-of-arms long in possession of the descendants of Samuel Milliken, of Scarborough, Maine, of the family given below, is said to have been three castles in a blue shield, and tradition further states that a Sir Hugh Milliken was knighted for his valor in taking three castles, and the castles commemorated his exploits. The following coat-of-arms is as close to complying with the story as one usually gets in the garbled oral history we call tradition, viz: A fesse azure with five castles in the blue. There are other armorials in Scotland borne by families spelling their name Milligan, Millikine and Mulliken, and one other Milliken: Argent a fess azure voiced of the field, between three demi-lions crowned gules. Crest: A demi-lion crowned gules rampant, holding a dagger in dexter paw. Motto: "Regarde Bien." The Mililgans and Mullikens had substantially the same arms, indicating relation.

Three families of Milliken appear in Boston about the same time. Their relationship is assumed. They all attended the Brattle Street church, where the births of their children are recorded.
Robert and Rebecca Milliken had children:
i. Robert, b. Dec. 9, 1688.
ii. John, b. July 26, 1690.
iii. Mary, b. Sept. 26, 1692.
Thomas and Elizabeth Milliken had:
a son, Thomas, born April 27, 1692, in Boston.
The third immigrant, Hugh, is mentioned below.

(I) Hugh Milliken, immigrant ancestor, was born probably as early as 1640. He settled in Boston, coming thither undoubtedly from Scotland. He was a member of the Scots Charitable Society of Boston in 1681. The date of his death is no tknown and the records reveal practically nothing of his history.
He married Eleanor _____.
1. John, born about 1665-70, mentioned below.
2. Robert, born in Boston Aug. 9, 1681.
Probably others who removed from Boston.

(II) John, son of Hugh Milliken, was born about 1665-70, in Scotland or Boston. He married Elizabeth Alger, daughter of John and Mary (Wilmot) Alger, born 1669, baptized 1687 at the first church in Charlestown, where she was then living with her uncle, Nathaniel Adams.
He was a house-carpenter by trade. He resided many years in Boston, and his children were born there. He was a member of the Scots Charitable Society in Boston from Nov., 1685, to Dec., 1717, when he became interested in the estate of his father-in-law, at Dunstan, in Scarborough, Maine, and he spent much time there. His name appears there as early as 1719, and in 1720 he and his son helped to organize the new town, and he was one of the selectmen. He carried on his farm on a large scale for those days.
In 1746 he writes: "I have cleared a great deal of land; have made several miles of fence; this year have I planted as much land as three bushels of corn would plant, sowed as much as seven bushels of peas would sow, and as much as thirteen bushels of wheat and barley would sow."
He died in 1749, at the age of eighty-five, and his widow died Feb. 9, 1754, aged eighty-five.
1. John, born Dec. 27, 1691, married Jan. 1, 1718, Sarah Burnett; married (second) Sept. 3, 1728, Rebecca Thomas; died April 4, 1745.
2. Thomas, born April 27, 1693.
3. James,. born Sept. 4, 1694, married Oct. 25, 1718, Priscilla Norton.
4. Josiah, born Nov. 26, 1696.
5. Benjamin, born April 1, 1699.
6. Samuel, born Sept. 21, 1701, married April 18, 1728, Martha Fyfield.
7. Joseph, baptized Feb. 20, 1704.
8. Edward, baptized July 6, 1706, married Abigail Norman.
9. Nathaniel, baptized April 24, 1709, mentioned below.
10. Elizabeth, baptized Dec. 16, 1711, married Jonathan Furness.

(III) Deacon Nathaniel, son of John Milliken, was baptized in the Brattle Street church, Boston, April 24, 1709, and settled in Scarborough, Maine, at Dunston, in 1730. He married (first) Aug. 5, 1731, Sarah Munson. He married (second) Jan. 10, 1755, Anna Small, who died Jan. 12, 1784, widow of Josiah Libby, who was known as "Trumpeter 'Siah."
He was a tailor by trade, having served his apprenticeship in Boston, and his grandchildren remember having seen the large cutting-table and wrought-iron goose. He was deacon of the Second Parish church of Scarborough. He was a man of sincere piety, of grave deportment, a good townsman and a true friend.
Children of 1st wife:
1. Jonathan, born June 10, 1733, married March 29, 1753, Esther Harmon.
2. Nathaniel, born Feb. 18, 1734, died young.
3. Josiah, born Oct. 27, 1736, married April 27, 1756, Lydia Runnells; died 1764.
4. Nathaniel, born April 12, 1738, married Anna _____.
5. Thomas, born Oct. 25, 1739, married Dec. 19, 1760, Lucy Libby.
6. Stephen, born Jan. 11, 1741.
7. Robert, born Oct. 2, 1743, married Jane Hopkins.
8. Sarah, born Feb. 18, 1747, married May 11, 1767, Zebulon Libby.
9. Abigail, born Oct. 14, 1748, married Jan. 8, 1767, John Jose; resided in Buston, Maine.
10. Elizabeth, born Oct. 7, 1750, married Nov. 24, 1773, John Boothby; died Nov. 27, 1833.
11. Isaac, born May 29, 1752, married Sept. 1778, Sarah Foss; soldier in the revolution; died July 10, 1829.
Children of 2d wife:
12. Joshua, born Aprl 10, 1756, mentioned below.
13. Lydia, born June 15, 1762, married July 6, 1784, Benjamin Milliken.

(IV) Joshua, son of Deacon Nathaniel Milliken, was born in Scarborough, Maine, April 10, 1756, died Nov. 27, 1832. He married, May 27, 1778, Margaret Lord, and settled in his native town. He was in the revolution, enlisting in the spring of 1775 for eight months, under Capt. John Rice, in Col. Edmund Phinney's regiment, and marched to Cambridge. He re-enlisted in August, 1777, in Scarborough, for three months, in Capt. Rumery's company, Col. Storer's regiment, and marched to Bennington, Manchester and Stillwater; was in General Gates' army until the surrende of Burgoyne. He was detached under Sergeant Gillpatrick and sixteen men to guard prisoners and baggage to Boston. He re-enlisted in 1778 for two months, at Falmouth, in Capt. Roger Libby's company. He applied for a pension July 26, 1832, at the age of seventy-six, and his widow applied in 1836, presenting her marriage certificate.
Children b. in Scarborough:
1. Jane, born Dec. 5, 1778, married April 19, 1803, Theophilus Waterhouse.
2. Abraham, born Feb. 4, 1781, married Nov. 15, 1807, Polly Leavitt; died May 3, 1847.
3. Asa, born Jan. 14, 1783, mentioned below.
4. Isaac, born Feb. 25, 1785, married Sally Rice; died Aug. 23, 1874.
5. Martha, born Sept. 5, 1787.
6. Polly, born Nov. 4, 1790, married Nov. 8, 1818, Stephen Sewall; died Sept. 17, 1874.
7. Peggy, born April 11, 1793, married Isaac Waterhouse.
8. Rhoda, born Nov. 23, 1795, married Fabyan Carter.
9. Herd, born May 4, 1798, married Oct. 27, 1822, Sally Moody.
10. Daniel, born July 4, 1801, died Dec. 25, 1813.
11. Sewall, born May 20, 1803, married Aug. 10, 1823, Harriet Woodman.

(V) Asa, son of Joshua Milliken, was born in Scarborough, Maine, Jan. 14, 1783. He resided in Scarborough and married Miribah Waterhouse. He was a farmer and a ship-carpenter, and in politics a Democrat. He died Nov. 10, 1841.
1. Ira, born Nov. 10. 1810, married Ruth Googins.
2. Daniel, born Feb. 11, 1813, married Susan Waterhouse; died May 16, 1888.
3. Elizabeth C., born May 31 [sic], 1817, married March, 1835, Ephraim Harmon; died May 7, 1890.
4. Lydia, born Oct. 6, 1819, died young.
5. Joseph, born 1821, married Nancy Waterhouse; died 1853; resided on a farm in Saco, Maine.
6. Silas W., mentioned below.

(VI) Silas Waterhouse, son of Asa Milliken, was born in Scarborough, Maine, Nov. 15, 1825. He was educated in the public schools of his native town, and when a young man learned the carpenter's trade of his father. He removed to Saco, Maine, in 1840, and has since made it his home. For seven years he was engaged in the lumber business in Freeport, Maine, and since he has been living in Saco has been engaged in farming and in the lumber and wood business.
In politics he is a Republican, and has served his party and town as street commissioner. He and his family attend the Congregational church. He resides in an old-fashioned mansion on a land off Beech street, and despite his advanced age is still hale and hearty. He is a respected citizen of the town.
He married (first), Dec. 4, 1846, Sarah A. McKenney, born Oct. 22, 1828, died Aug. 7, 1854. Married (second), 1856, Ruth E. McKenney, born Dec. 17, 1831, died 1861, daughter of Jeremiah McKenney and sister of his first wife. He married (third), 1862, Harriet Hanson, daughter of Hillard Hanson, of Saco.
Children of 1st wife:
1. Elbridge W., born Oct. 23, 1847, died Feb. 1, 1848.
2. Lewis M., born June 17, 1849, died Feb. 8, 1850.
3. Ruth E., born Sept. 8, 1853, died April 9, 1854.
4. Mary M., born Dec. 18, 1856, married Feb. 2, 1880, Abel Dennett, of Saco.
5. Sarah E., born Aug. 4, 1857, resides at home, unmararied.
6. Wilbur H., born Nov. 13, 1859, married Nov. 22, 1884, Nettie Allen; married (second) Oct. 30, 1907, Susan E. White, of Lynn, Mass.; is engaged with his father in business in Saco.
Children of 3d wife:
7. Carrie L., born June 1, 1863, married William Allen, of Biddeford.
8. Edwin H., born April 13, 1864, married Feb. 2, 1887, Clara J. Strout, and is engaged with his father in business.
9. Lizzie A., born May 23, 1867, married Jan. 26, 1887, Charles J. Warren.
10. Hattie L., born Oct. 22, 1869, died Feb. 22, 1894.
11. Alice G., born Feb. 28, 1872, married Jan. 1, 1899, John H. Bennett, of Kennebunk.
12. Susan E., born May 10, 1874, resided at home, unmarried.


(For preceding generations see Hugh Milliken I).

(III) Edward Milliken, son of John Milliken (2), was baptized at Brattle Street church, Boston, July 6, 1706. He settled first in Scarborough, maine, about 1729. He was admitted to the First Church there Oct. 31, 1736. He was known as Justice Milliken, being a grantee of Trenton, and his name appears on a petition in 1762 to Francis Beard: "We the subscribers, having been soldiers at Fort Pownal, and now settled at a place called Magebaggadeuce, on the eastern side of Penobscot bay," etc. He settled in Trenton, and was moderator of a meeting of the proprietors of the townships of Union River, Aug. 1, 1764, held at the tavern of Capt. Skillings, in Falmouth.
He married Abigail Norman.
1. Benjamin, baptized in Boston, Feb. 1, 1727, died young.
2. Benjamin, born Aug. 5, 1728, mentioned below.
3. Joseph, baptized in Scarborough, May 29, 1729, married May 17, 1750, Sarah Foster; married (second) ____ Berry; grantee of Trenton.
4. Abigail, born May 29, 1731, married Col. Benjamin Foster, March 26, 1747.
5. William, baptized March 10, 1734.
6. Daniel, baptized March 10, 1734.
7. Edward, born March 5, 1733-34, married May 23, 1754, Elizabeth Harmon; grantee of Trenton.
8. Susanna, born Sept. 30, 1736, married July 3, 1752, Samuel Boothby.
9. John M., born June 7, 1739, married Sarah Simonton; grantee of Trenton.
10. Rebecca, born Nov. 14, 1741, married George Coolbroth.
11. Rachel, born June 16, 1744, married May 4, 1769, John Foss.
12. Lemuel, married Jan. 18, 1770, Phebe Lord.
13. Samuel, born Feb. 25, 1747, married Oct. 31, 1769, Susanna Beals; died July 26, 1841.
14. Jeremiah, born Nov. 16, 1751, married June 3, 1771, Sarah Lord.

(IV) Benjamin, son of Edward Milliken, was born Aug. 5, 1728, and baptized May 29, 1729, at Scarborough, Maine. He owned a large gambrel-roofed house, and a store in which he traded, on Dunstan Landing road, in Scarborough. He owned lands in Rowley, Canada, which had been granted to some of those who had served in the expedition in 1690; but, when the boundary line between Massachusetts was settled, it was found that these lands were located in New Hampshire, and he was granted, in 1761, with others, a township seven miles square, east of the Saco river, in lieu of the one of which they had been dispossessed. He was one of three who laid out the town, now known as Bridgton, Maine. He sold these lands and bought land on Union river, adjacent to land which he already owned. Having lost through a mortgage his land in Scarborough, in 1764, he settled in Trenton and was granted a mill privilege and timber lands. Here he built a sawmill, which he was required to have ready for operation, according to the conditions named in the grant, within six months from Aug. 1, 1764. With his wife and daughter and thirty men he went down-stream in a vessel owned by Ephraim Dyer. They carried provisions to the value of four hundred pounds, and the ship was used to live in until they had built a house. This house was a camp built against a huge boulder called the "Punch Bowl," and the fourteen-year-old daughter of Benjamin Milliken, named Abigail, cooked the first meal there that was ever prepared by a white woman in the township.
This mill was unwisely located and was a failure. He built another mill on a new site, and carried on the lumber business successfully for many years. He owned a vessel and shipped much of his manufactured material to Connecticut. During the revolution, as he was a Loyalist, he joined the English at Castine. After the war he removed to New Brunswick, and Aug. 12, 1784, with about one hundred Loyalists known as the Penobscot Association, he recieved a grant of land from the English government, comprising the town plot of St. Andrews, extending westerly up the St. Croix river to the town of St. Stephen. Shortly after the location of these lands he went to Bacabec, ten miles to the westward, and built a house, the cellar of which is still, or was lately, to be seen (1908), and a shipyard, where he built vessels. Here he lived the remainder of his life.
Ridlon says of him: "He must have been a person of great force of will and almost unlimited resources, for undaunted and undismayed he grappled with formidable obstacles which he either outflanked or overcame. He was a prisoner of old Scarborough; a pioneer of Trenton and founder of Ellsworth, and a pioneer of St. Andrews. He has been called "Royalist Ben," "Tory Ben" and "Runaway Ben," but from good authority we are ready to state that Benjamin Milliken was a man of noble character, who was promoted to make the sacrifices as he did from what to him was principle."
He married (first), Nov. 17, 1746, Sarah Smith, of Scarborough. He married (second), Sept. 9, 1754, Elizabeth Banks, of the same town. He married (third), Dec. 3, 1766, Phebe Jordan.
Children of 1st wife:
1. Mary, born Sept. 17, 1748, married her cousin, John Smith.
2. Abigail, born Sept. 29, 1750, married Capt. Isaac Lord.
3. Susanna, born July 10, 1752.
4. Benjamin, born May 15, 1754, died young.
Children of 2d wife:
5. Sarah, born Jan. 24, 1756, married Capt. Zachary Tarbox.
6. Joseph, born Nov. 10, 1758, mentioned below.
7. Elizabeth, born Dec. 10, 1760.
8. Benjamin, born Jan. 9, 1763.
9. Elias, born Aug. 24, 1765, went south.
Children of 3d wife:
10. Phebe, born Aug. 30, 1767.
11. Dorcas, born April 9, 1769.
12. Norman, born July 11, 1771.
13. Dominicus, born March 1, 1773, died young.
14. Rachel, born May 15, 1775.
15. Dominicus, born June 15, 1777, married Dec. 15, 1796, Ann Nash; died Dec. 12, 1838.
16. Rebecca, born Aug. 15, 1779, married Stewart Seelye.
17. Charlotte, born June 23, 1781, unmarried.
18. Joanna, born June 3, 1783, married ____ Clark and resided in Eastport, Maine.

(V) Jospeh, son of Benjamin Milliken, was born Nov. 10, 1758, and was an early settler in Surry, Maine.
1. John, married four times; One wife was Mehitable Wormwood; died June, 1833.
2. Benjamin, married (first) July 15, 1818, Eliza Ring; (second) Feb. 3, 1733, Polly Smith.
3. Dominicus, married, April 22, 1813, Sally Smith.
4. James, mentioned below.
5. Daniel, married Rebecca Smith, of Surry, Maine.
6. Jesse, married Mercy Treworgy.
Probably daughters.

(VI) James, son of Joseph Milliken, was born in Surry, Maine, and resided there. He was a sea captain and commanded a United States revenue cutter. He married, March 10, 1814, Nancy Jarvis, who died Nov. 30, 1836. He died June 22, 1849.
1. Philip J., born June 22, 1815, married Phebe Day.
2. James Augustus, born Oct. 1, 1816, mentioned below.
3. Horatio, born July 30, 1818, married Jan. 1, 1850, Julia A. Blaisdell.
4. Sally J., born Jan. 24, 1821, married ____ Brown.
5. Ann J., born May 2, 1824, married ____ Flagg.
6. Elizabeth, married ____ Evans.
7. Jane H., born July 1, 1828, married ____ Ray.
8. Henry J., born Nov. 27, 1830, married Dec. 3, 1856, Estelle Holt.
9. Emeline P., born May 17, 1834, married ____ Jarvis.

(VII) James Augustus, son of James Milliken, was born in Surry, Maine, Oct. 1, 1816, died 1899. He married Lydia F. Dutch, who died March 8, 1866.
Children, b. at Surry:
1. Sophia A., born March 22, 1837, died June 28, 1862.
2. William R., born Dec. 27, 1839, mentioned below.
3. Francis A., born Aug. 3, 1847.
4. Flora A., born Aug. 3, 1847 (twin).

(VIII) William R., son of James A. Milliken, was born at Surry, Maine, Dec. 27, 1839. He mararied April 19, 1869, Sarah E. Phillips.
He was educated in the public schools and early in life went to sea. In the fifties he went to California and prospected for gold. Afterwards he was in the wood and timber business. He returned finally to Surry, and engaged with much success in farming and lumbering. He was a prominent citizen, and held many positions of trust and honor. He was a Free Mason.
1. Flora F., born Jan. 9, 1870.
2. Howard Augustus, mentioned below.
3. Herbert E., born Jan. 25, 1880.

(IX) Howard Augustus, son of William R. Milliken, was born in Surry, Maine, Feb. 18, 1874. He received his educaiton in the public schools of his native town and at the Eastern State Normal School at Castine, and studied his profession in the Maine State Medical School in 1899. Served as interne at Boston City Hospital, Boston, Mass., and took post-graduate course in McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He began the practice of medicine in the same year at Hallowell, where he has continued to the present time. In 1905 he bought a drug-store in Hallowell, and conducts it in addition to his practice as a physician and surgeon. He has taken a leading position in his profession and is at present president of the Kennebec County Medical Association. He is a member of the Hallowell Lodge, Free Masons, Hallowell Lodge, Knights of Pythias, and Hallowell Lodge, Odd Fellows.
He married in 1900, Margaret Ellen Agnes, daughter of James Phillips, of Portland.
1. Phillip, born May 14, 1904.
2. Kenneth, born Dec. 27, 1906.


(For preceding generations see Hugh Mililken I).

(IV) Jonathan, eldest son of Deacon Nathaniel (3) and Sarah (Munson) Milliken, was born in Scarboro, Maine, June 10, 1744. He married March 29, 1753, Esther Harmon, and settled on a farm in Scarboro, Maine, on which place Ira Milliken subsequently lived. He was probably identified with the Union River settlement, but does not appear to have lived there.
1. Mary, born June 13, 1754, was probably the second wife of John Fessenden, of Parsonville, Maine, and she died there Aug. 29, 1851.
2. Esther, born Dec. 22, 1756, died young.
3. Captain Abner, born Oct. 27, 1758, married March 26, 1784, Anna Scott, of Scarboro, and they settled at Lincolnville, Maine. He was a member of Capt. John Rice's company, Thirty-first Regiment of Fort Massachusetts Line, under Col. Edmund Phinney, of Gorham, having enlisted May 15, 1775. He marched from Scarboro to headquarters at Cambridge, July 4, 1775, and served eight months. His name next appears on the roll of the Continental army, Nov. 25, 1778, and he was granted a pension of seventy dollars a year.
Capt. Abner died in the town of Lincolnville, and his widow, Anna, applied for a pension in 1850, when eighty-eight years old, and Stephen, brother of Abner Milliken, and Esther Shubels, a sister, made statement with application. Anna (Scott) Milliken, died in 1854, aged ninety-one.
4. Nathaniel, born Nov. 30, 1760, was lost at sea.
5. Katherine, born March 3, 1762.
6. Stephen, born Aug. 16, 1746 [sic, typo], married Eleanor Seavey, was a farmer in Saco, had five children; his wife died Aug. 19, 1846, and he Jan. 22, 1859.
7. Esther, born Nov. 20, 1766, died in childhood.
8. Pauline, born Dec. 22, 1767.
9. Daniel, born April 26, 1769.
10. Esther, born Feb. 24, 1772, married a Mr. Shubels and lived in Lincolnville.
11. Allison (q.v.), born June 3, 1775.
12. Jonathan, born Aug. 24, 1781, never married.
13. Nathaniel, born April 3, 1784, married Anna, daughter of Phineas Milliken, and lived on the homestead in Scarboro, where on a winter night a mad fox attacked the barnyard and bit a horse, four steers, three cows, two yearlings and two swime. The creatures all went mad and were killed, and soon after Nathaniel sold the farm and removed to Lincolnville, where he held office in the town and county.
He was a member of Governor Fairfield's council during the Aroostook war, a representative in the state legislature in 1834, and state senator in 1835. Nathaniel served as justice of the peace for many years and was familiarly known as "Judge Milliken."
He served in the coast defence during the war of 1812, and died in Lincolnville, Maine, in August, 1867, and his widow died in June, 1871. They had four children.

(V) Allison, eleventh child and fourth son of Jonathan and Esther (Harmon) Milliken, was born in Scarboro, Maine, June 3, 1775. He was married Dec. 7, 1800, to Jane, daughter of Peter Libby, of Scarboro. In 1826 they removed and located on a farm near the present city of Gardiner.
He was a Democrat of the Jackson type, and a substantial farmer and citizen. Allison died in Gardiner, Maine in November, 1853, with a consciousness of having done his duty to the end, and his widow died April 15, 1859.
Children, b. in Scarboro:
1. Mary, born Oct. 9, 1801, died unmarried Sept. 30, 1872.
2. Dennis L., born Feb. 3, 1804, married May, 1829, Jane, daughter of William Larrabee, of Scarboro; engaged as a merchant in Gardiner up to 1836, was lumberlamn, tanner and general merchant in Burnham, Maine, 1836-55; removed to Waterville, Maine, in 1855, served two terms as representative in the state legislature, one term as state senator and three terms as member of the governor's council; was a trustee of Waterville College, 1859-79; presiden of the Androscoggin & Kennebec Railroad Company, one year; president of the Waterville National Bank for many years, and "he represented the best type of the New England American." He had five children and died in Waterville, Maine, Nov. 2, 1879.
3. Ann S., born 1807, married in 1829, John D. Gardiner, of Gardiner, Maine; had four children and died in 1860.
4. Abner, born August, 1809, was an auctioneer in New York City after 1830, married Phinette Seaman, of that city, no children.
5. Pelatiah L., born Aug. 13, 1812, married May 7, 1837, Elizabeth Clay, of Gardiner, Maine, five chilren. P. L. Milliken died in Gardiner, Aug. 13, 1848.
6. Daniel (q.v.), born Nov. 12, 1816.
7. William, born April 16, 1819, married in 1848, Mary A., daughter of Peter and Dorcas Lyon, of Monmouth, Maine; resided in Burnham, Maine, 1841-61, was representative in the state legislature 1848-49; state senator 1851-52 and was in business in Gardiner in 1894; two children.
8. Charles, born March, 1821, removed to Gardiner with his parents in 1826, was married in 1846 to Rebecca Bangs, of Sidney, Maine; was proprietor of the "Augusta House," Gardiner, 1782-88; died childless Dec. 20, 1903.
9. Elias, born Aug. 17, 1823, lived in Burnham, Maine, 1842-70; was postmaster 1853-60, selectman and town treasurer; representative in the state legislautre 1856-57; state senator 1864-65 and member of the governor's council 1868-69; he was lieutenant-colonel of the Fourteenth Maine Regiment up to 1861, when he resigned, being kept out of the service in the civil war by his extensive lumber business, he being at the time considered one of the wealthiest men of the state; he was president of the Augusta National Bank; married (first) in 1848, Hodarsah L. Whitney, of Burham, Maine; children: Hon. Charles Arthur and Henry P. His first wife died in 1864, and he married (second) Fannie O. Barker, of Augusta, Maine, no children. He died under a surgical operation in Boston, and his second wife died in Augusta, Maine, Dec. 27, 1893.

(VI) Daniel, fourth son and sixth child of Allison and Jane (Libby) Milliken, was born in Scarboro, Maine, Nov. 12, 1816. He was brought up and educated in the town of Gardiner, Maine, where he became a teacher and spent several years in the west teaching country schools. On his return to Gardiner in 1850 he was married Sept. 15 of that year, to Lucy Getchell, of Pittsfield, Maine, who died March 12, 1867. He married (second) in June, 1869, Elizabeth S. Percival, of Hudson, Maine.
He was a tanner in Alton and Bradford, Maine, and with his brother, Dennis L., purhcased a college grant of twelve thousand acres of land, built a tannery on Dead stream and carried on the business up to 1870. In 1874 he removed to Bangor, Maine, where he took into partnership his son, James, in the tanning business, and with E. A. Bock in the manufacture of moccasins.
He died in Bangor, Maine, Sept. 14, 1888.
Children of 1st wife, b. in Alton:
1. Allison, born June 25, 1852.
2. James, born March 12, 1855.
3. Alton, born June 26, 1858.

(VII) James, second son of Daniel and Lucy (Getchell) Milliken, was born in Alton, Maine, March 12, 1855. He engaged in the tanning business with his father in Alton, and was his partner in Bangor, Maine, until his death in 1888, when he formed a partnership with Charles R. Brown as Brown & Milliken, and engaged in the sale of carriages and sleighs in Bangor, which business they continued until August, 1908.
James Milliken married, March 26, 1876, Ida M., daughter of P. G. York.
1. Harris James, born Dec. 5, 1877.
2. Perle, born Nov. 14, 1884.

(VIII) Harris James, eldest child of James and Ida M. (York) Milliken, was born in Alton, Maine, Dec. 5, 1877. He was a pupil in the public schools of Bangor and was graduated at Bangor high school in 1897; from Bowdoin College, A.B., 1901, and from the Bowdoin Medical College, M.D., 1904. He was interne at the Eastern Maine General Hospital at Bangor, and began the general medical practice on his own account in 1906. He was mamber of the board of health of the city of Bangor, 1903-05, and in 1905 was appointed city physician. He was elected a member of the Penobscot County Medical Association in 1906. He was initiated into the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Bangor Lodge, No. 8, and into the Modern Woodmen of America, Bangor Court, No. 7799. He mares his home and has his office in Bangor, Maine.

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