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 Mary Jane <I>Armitage</I> Milroy

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Mary Jane Armitage Milroy

  • Birth 23 Apr 1824 Alexandria, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 23 Feb 1904 Olympia, Thurston County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Tumwater, Thurston County, Washington, USA
  • Plot Row: 9 Grave: 2N Lot: 1 Block: 19
  • Memorial ID 62102192

Mrs. Mary J. Milroy, widow of the late General Robert Milroy and a prominent pioneer, died last night at 7:45 o'clock at the Milroy family home at Eleventh and Main streets.

Mrs. Milroy was the daughter of Valerius Armitage, of a prominent American family, and was born at Alexandra, Pa., April 23, 1824. She was married to general Robert Milroy at Delphi, Indiana, May 17, 1849. General Milroy came to Washington Territory in 1872 and the following year Mrs. Milroy and the children joined him.

Of seven children three survive. They are Val. A. Milroy, city clerk of Olympia, and W. J. and R. B. Milroy, who are now in the Inmachuck country, north of Kotzabue Sound, Alaska.
[Excerpt from an obituary published in the Morning Olympian, Feb. 24, 1904]

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Gravesite Details Interred: 1904





  • Created by: Elaine and Bill Schrock
  • Added: 24 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62102192
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Jane Armitage Milroy (23 Apr 1824–23 Feb 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62102192, citing Masonic Memorial Park, Tumwater, Thurston County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Elaine and Bill Schrock (contributor 46915548) .