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Sidney Taylor Millholland Kilgore
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1843
Miller County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 1917
Travis County
Texas, USA

Levi Millholland (1819-1872) - He was a farmer and was Captain of a Wagon Train of 175 wagons from Missouri to California.

John Millholland (abt. 1790-abt. 1850), fought in the War of 1812.
Martha Ann 'Patsy' Wood (abt. 1795-1833)
Bartholomew 'Bat' Wood (abt.1760-1827), a pioneer and first settler upon the site of Hopkinsville, Christian Co., Kentucky.
Martha Ann Tadlock (1763-1846).
SIDNEY'S MOTHER: Sarah Jane 'Sary' Lindley (1823-1859)
SIDNEY'S GRANDFATHER: (Sarah's father) Judge Jacob Marion Lindley (1781-1850), was educated as a teacher and a lawyer. He became a judge of Christian County, KY. He was also a farmer and stockman.
SIDNEY'S GRANDMOTHER: (Sarah's mother)
Alcey Ruth Gibson (1785-1855) She was born in NC and as husband, Jacob, was raised in the Quaker Faith, but became members of the Christian Church while living in KY.
SIDNEY'S GREAT GREAT GRANDFATHER: (Jacob's father) Thomas Lindley (1706-1781) was a Quaker an it was his land the 'Battle of Lindley's Mill' was fought on during the American Revolution.
SIDNEY's GREAT GREAT GRANDMOTHER: (Jacob's mother ) Ruth Hadley Lindley (1712-1785) , born in Ireland and came to America with her parents, Simon Hadley (1675-1756) and Ruth Miller Hadley (1677-)


In 1855, Sidney went with her parents and siblings on a Wagon Train from Missouri to California. Her father Levi Millhollon was the Captain of train of 175 wagons.
On the trip, Sidney fell from a wagon and was run over by a wagon. She made the journey in a hammock-like arrangement in the back of their wagon. She was unable to sit up for six weeks. It was a very adventurous trip and they encountered Indians along the way. (There is an article in the 3 Oct. 1927, "Progressive Farmer", titled "Attention All Old Timers", which tells stories of Sidney Millholland and her parents. The story can also be found in "Frontier Times" Jan 1828).

After the wagon train trip to California, the Millholland family made their trip back to Texas via Panama to New York, 29 Sept. 1856, on the ship, Illinois. From New York, they made their way back to Texas.

Sidney married 1st) Fleming Van Buren Derrick (1839-1891) , 13 July 1858 in Hopkins Co., Texas.

Two years after their marriage, the Civil War began and Fleming joined the Confederacy. Sydney was left with two little girls and a farm to run for four years while he was gone.

Fleming and Sidney had nine children.

Children of Sidney and Fleming Van Buren Derrick:
1) Sarah 'Sallie' Derrick (1859- )
2) Margaret Jane Derrick (1860-1861)
3) Eldretty 'Lizzy' Derrick (1862-1863_
4) James Washington Derrick (1866-1934)
5) Jasper Herbert Derrick (1868-1933)
6) Judith Derrick (1869- )
7) Van Newton Derrick (1871-1933)
8) Murtis Noria (Derrick) Keel (1875-1937)
9) Jay Gould Derrick (1883-1941)

After the death of her husband, Fleming, Sidney married 2nd) Benjamin Franklin Kilgore (1836-1916) , 22 Oct 1893 in Brown Co., Texas.


"The Hamlin Herald", Fri., 31 Aug 1917
Hamlin, Texas
Sidney Taylor Kilgore, aged seventy-four years, died at the Confederate women's home, Austin. She entered it from Mercury, McCulloch county, a week before her death.


Sidney was an amazing woman of strength and courage.

Family links: 
  Levi Millholland (1819 - 1872)
  Sarah Jane Lindley Millholland (1823 - 1859)
  Fleming Van Buren Derrick (1839 - 1891)
  Benjamin Franklin Kilgore (1836 - 1915)
  James Washington Derrick (1866 - 1934)*
  Jasper Herbert Derrick (1868 - 1933)*
  Murtes Neora Derrick Keel (1875 - 1937)*
  Jay Gould Derrick (1883 - 1941)*
  Jasper Millhollon (1840 - 1916)*
  Isaac Newton Millhollon (1841 - 1916)*
  Sidney Taylor Millholland Kilgore (1843 - 1917)
  Bartholomew Wood Millhollon (1847 - 1920)*
  Mary Ellen Millhollon Flewharty (1849 - 1917)*
  Alcy Millhollon Wilson (1855 - 1894)*
  Elizabeth Millhollan Rogers (1856 - 1937)*
  Emma B Millholland Taylor (1861 - 1942)**
  Nevada Bethena Millhollon Wheat (1868 - 1913)**
*Calculated relationship
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Born in Miller County
Mo. July 4, 1843
Died Austin Tex
Aug. 21, 1917
Texas State Cemetery
Travis County
Texas, USA
Plot: Confederate Field, Sec: 2 (D), Row: W, Number: 12
Created by: Cindy
Record added: Dec 04, 2012
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Sidney Taylor <i>Millholland</i> Kilgore
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- Seena
 Added: Apr. 16, 2013
My 2X great grandmother, I have been reading stories of your life. You were a woman of strength and an inspiration.
- Cindy
 Added: Feb. 4, 2013

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