The McMILLEN surname is in Eileen's maternal line. The origins of the surname appear to be Irish.
Stories and history:
Ahnentafel # 27: Katherine McMillen (c1849-1916). Katherine was born circa 1849 in Indiana. She married October 27, 1867 in Marshall County, Indiana to George Peeples (1836-1918). George was born September 24, 1836 in Miami County, Indiana. George was a farmer in Union Township, Marshall County, Indiana and served in the Civil War. They had 5 children. George died January 15, 1918 in Culver, Marshall County, Indiana. Katherine died April 26, 1916 in Culver, Marshall County, Indiana. Both are buried at the Washington-Lawson Cemetery, Union Township, Marshall County, Indiana.
Ahnentafel # 54: James McMillen (c1811-aft1880). James was born circa 1811 in New York. He married Julia ________ (c1811-aft1880). They raised 6 children in Union and Green Townships, Marshall County, Indiana. The last record of both James and Julia is the 1880 census in Green Township, Marshall County, Indiana.
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