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Matilda Lavina McMillan Luce
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Birth: Jul. 27, 1848
Rock County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 1911
Snohomish County
Washington, USA

Matilda Lavina McMillan married 1 Jan 1863 Stevens Point, Portage Co., WI., to Nicholas Darrow Luce. He was a sawyer in lumber mills along the Wisconsin River.
They had 10 children:
1. Eliza Jane Luce m. A. C. Brotherton, John O. Keyser
2. Adelma-Adelina Luce m. 1/h Hensey Brinker Jr. 2/w William Louis
3. Emma C. Luce m. John James Loper
4. "Carrie" Caroline Lavina Luce m. Allen A. McDonald
5. Nettie Matilda Luce died infancy
6. Ida May Luce m.1/h James Windsor, 2/h Harry Schoenheit
7. Martin R. Luce m. Freda Heydman
8. "Dave" David Benjamin Luce m. Ida Borgette Rolfson
9. Pearl Jennie Luce m. William George Harris
10. Helen Luce died as infant

Federal Census l870 Stevens Point, Portage Co., WI.
Nicholas Luce family
Federal Census 1880 Town of Maine, Marathon Co., WI.
Nickels Luce family
Federal Census 1900 Arlington Pct., Snohomish Co., WI.
Matilda Luce listed as widow
Federal Census 1910 Arlington Pct., Snohomish Co., WI.
Matilda Luce listed as married
It is possible that Nicholas Darrow Luce and Matilda Luce
separated. Nicholas Darrow Luce died after Matilda in 14 Apr. 1915 Everett, Snohomish Co., WA.

Arlington Times
Arlington, Washington
July 1, 1911 pg. 3

While answering a sick call early yesterday morning, Mrs. Matilda Luce was thrown from a buggy through the horse
becoming frightened, sustaining fracture of three ribs and collar bone. She is under care of Dr. Harris at her home.

Obituary Arlington Times, July 8, 1911
Arlington, Washington
Pioneer Woman Passes Away

Mrs. Matilda Luce, a resident of Arlington for 21 years, died at her home thursday evening, July 6th, from injuries sustained last week in a runaway accident, death being due to shock. She suffered intensely but retained consciousness to the last and was peaceful and contented in her final hours, her daugthers Carrie and Ida being at the bedside. The funeral will be held from the residence Monday at 2 p.m., Rev. H. W. Johnson officiating.

Nellie Matilda Luce (nee McMillan) was born at Evansville, Wisc., July 26, 1848, died Arlington, Wash., July 8, 1911, at the age of 63 years. She was the last of the McMillans, an old New England family related to Isreal Putnam, The Revolutionary hero. She was a widow and is survived by five daughters and two sons, namely, Mrs. Carrie McDonald of Everett, Mrs. Eliza Keyser of Starbuck, Mrs. Adelma Binder of Walla Walla, Mrs. Ida Schoenheit of Oso, Mrs. Pearl Harris of Pasadena, Calif., Martin of Everett and Dave of Stanwood. Deceased was a woman of bright mind and quick sympathies, and will be missed by a large circle of acquaintances among the pioneer residents of Arlington.

General Israel Putnam FAG#8046 Question was Matilda Luce related through her father's McMillan side or her mother's
Brown family? dwebb 
Family links: 
  Charles McMillan (1800 - 1873)
  Marium Brown McMillan (1810 - 1886)
  Nicholas Darrow Luce (1833 - 1915)*
  Eliza Jane Luce Keyser (1863 - 1936)*
  Adelina Lenora Luce Brinker (1865 - 1928)*
  Emma C Luce Loper (1868 - ____)*
  Caroline Lavina Luce McDonald (1872 - 1949)*
  Nettie Matilda Luce (1874 - 1874)*
  Ida May Luce Schoenheit (1877 - 1912)*
  Martin Darrow Luce (1880 - 1925)*
  David Benjamin Luce (1881 - 1961)*
  Pearl Jennie Luce Harris (1883 - 1927)*
  Sarah A. McMillan Martin (1828 - 1910)*
  John Stowe McMillan (1831 - 1901)*
  David Henry McMillan (1833 - 1910)*
  Eliza A McMillan Harrold (1837 - 1907)*
  Hannah M. McMillan Thorpe (1841 - 1890)*
  Amanda T. McMillan Ray (1843 - 1869)*
  James Aaron McMillan (1846 - ____)*
  Matilda Lavina McMillan Luce (1848 - 1911)
  Edward McMillan (1850 - ____)*
*Calculated relationship
Arlington Municipal Cemetery
Snohomish County
Washington, USA
Plot: Section L, Lot 86
Maintained by: Diane L. Webb
Originally Created by: Reverend Larry
Record added: Feb 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85312880
Matilda Lavina <i>McMillan</i> Luce
Added by: Reverend Larry
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- Leilani Lucrisia
 Added: Oct. 18, 2012

- Reverend Larry
 Added: Apr. 6, 2012

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