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Eleanor Jane "Grandma Jane" Millikan McChesney
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1825
Morristown
Hamblen County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 1915
Denison
Grayson County
Texas, USA

Eleanor Jane Millikan was the 12th of 14 children and the 5th daughter born to Nancy Hurst and Captain and Reverand Elihu Millikan. She was born Feb. 20, 1825 in Morristown, Tennessee where her father was pastor of Mossy Creek Baptist Church. Her mother died in 1830, and Rev. Millikan remarried in 1838 to Cynthia Lea in Lea Springs, Grainger Co., Tennessee.

Eleanor Jane married James Hervey McChesney in 1849 when she was 23 years old. They had 13 children, listed here.

Eleanor died in November, 1915 at the home of her daughter Nancy Emmeline McChesney. She was 90 years 9 months 10 days old. She was buried with her husband and 2 children, Persifer Bennett and Montgomery Douglas McChesney at Dollar Cemetery, Caldwell County, Kentucky.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Elihu Millikan (1785 - 1864)
  Nancy Hurst Millikan (1783 - 1830)
 
 Spouse:
  James Hervey McChesney (1814 - 1885)
 
 Children:
  Jefferson Worth McChesney (1850 - 1890)*
  Virginia McChesney Garner (1852 - 1939)*
  Robert Hise McChesney (1853 - 1909)*
  Vernon Twiggs McChesney (1854 - 1888)*
  Persifer Bennett McChesney (1855 - 1866)*
  Montgomery Douglas McChesney (1856 - 1857)*
  Sarah Eleanor McChesney Wigginton (1858 - 1902)*
  Andrew Sevier McChesney (1860 - 1932)*
  Lady May Davis McChesney Mason (1861 - 1910)*
  Rebel Dixie McChesney Quick (1863 - 1948)*
  Nancy Emeline McChesney (1867 - 1944)*
  Dollie Grace McChesney (1871 - 1899)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hannah Millikan Carter (1806 - 1885)*
  Eleanor Jane Millikan McChesney (1825 - 1915)
  Albert Millikan (1843 - 1843)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Dollar Cemetery
Caldwell County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: GracieB
Record added: Feb 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48430861
Eleanor Jane Grandma Jane <i>Millikan</i> McChesney
Added by: GracieB
 
Eleanor Jane Grandma Jane <i>Millikan</i> McChesney
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- Sharon Benefiel Palmer
 Added: Mar. 23, 2011
May God enfold you in the mantle of His love.
- GracieB
 Added: Feb. 22, 2010
 
 
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