91st PA: William Ross Milligan

William Ross Milligan

picture of William Milligan
Thanks to Joe Fulginiti for this image

Before the war

He was born on 17 May 1842, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to William Milligan and Ann Ross. [sources: date: 15 (17 May 42), 20 (May 1842); 8 (21 in 1861), 16 (8 in 1850), 17 (18 in 1860), 18 (28 in 1870), 19 (38 in 1880), 20 (58 in 1900), 21 (69 in 1910), 22 (71 at death in 1911). place: 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22. parents: 16, 17, 22, 23]

In 1850, he was living in Lombard Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was living with his parents William and Ann Milligan, (presumed) siblings Catherine and Ross Milligan, and with Elizabeth R Milligan. He had attended school within the year. [source: 16]

In 1860, he was living in ward 7, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was living with his parents William and Ann Milligan, and (presumed) siblings Catharine, Ross, Anne, Joseph, John, and Horiston. He was a tailor. [source: 17]

When he enlisted, he was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His post office address was 511 South 5th Street. He was a tailor. [sources: 8, 15]

Description

In 1906, when he applied for a pension, he was five feet ten and one-half inches tall, weighted 160 pounds, and had grey eyes, white hair, and a dark complexion. [source: 15]

During the war

He enlisted on 24 September 1861, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He served in company K. He was mustered into service as second lieutenant on 3 or 4 December 1861, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [sources: 1, 4, 7, 8 (3 Dec), 14, 15, 28]

He may be the "Lt Mulligan" whom prisoners claimed ordered Jesse B Wharton shot in the Old Capitol Prison, on 1 April 1862. [source: 3]

On 29 June 1862, he, along with the other commissioned officers in the regiment (except Colonel Gregory), signed a statement denying accusations that they were on the verge of open mutiny, that the regiment had been reduced to 400 men, and that Colonel Gregory was too lenient to Confederates and too harsh to men in the regiment. [source: 11]

On 17 July 1862, he married Susan Simpson, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was born in March 1842, in Pennsylvania. They were married by Reverend Henry Steele Clark. They had six known children:

[sources: 15, 18, 19, 20 (6 children, 5 alive in 1900), 21 (6 children, 2 alive in 1910), 23, 25, 26, 27]

On 7 February 1863, he was absent without leave. [source: 5]

He was dismissed on 14 May 1863, by general order 20, headquarters Army of the Potomac, dated 5 March 1863. He was 2nd lieutenant of company K. [sources: 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 14, 15 (Dec 62), 28]

After the war

He lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, until 1901. [source: 15]

In 1870, he was living in ward 24, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Susan, and their (presumed) children Kate, William, Susan, and Annie. He was a tailor, and owned $2,500 in real estate and $600 in personal property. [source: 18]

In 1880, he was living at 2014 Diamond Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Susan, their children Catherine M J, W S, Susana S, Annie R, and Howard P, and a servant. He was a tailor. [source: 19]

In 1900, he was living at 1234 Redfield Street, ward 34, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Susan and their children Susan and Howard. He was retired. [source: 20]

In 1901, he moved to Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey. [source: 15]

On 31 January 1906, he applied unsuccessfully from New Jersey for a pension, under the Act of 27 June 1890 and the Act of 9 May 1900. He was not able to work. [sources: 9, 14]

In 1910, he was living at 870 North 22nd Street, ward 15, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Susan, his child Howard and Howard's wife Nellie, and Howard's niece Prudence E Steelman. He was not working. [source: 21]

On 8 January 1911, he died, in Upper Providence Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He died of cerebral hemorrhage. On 11 January 1911, he was buried, in Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was buried from his residence, 870 North 22nd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [sources: 22, 23]

Sources

1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster)

2 Official Army Register

3 D A Mahony. The Prisoner of state. New York: Carleton, 1863. Pages 301-303.

4 regimental descriptive book (William R Milligan)

5 consolidated morning report, 7 February 1863

6 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 19 March 1863 (Lt Milligan)

7 company K, list of commissioned officers (William R Milligan)

8 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 11 April 2005 (Wm R Milligan)

9 pension index, by name (William R Milligan)

10 [deleted]

11 'Ninety-first Pennsylvania Regiment'. Philadelphia Inquirer, 11 July 1862, page 2 (Wm R Milligan)

12 'Camp Chase', Philadelphia Inquirer 30 November 1861 (Wm R Milligan)

13 'Departure of Col. Gregory's regiment', Philadelphia Inquirer 22 January 1862 page 2 (Wm R Milligan)

14 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (William R Milligan)

15 pension documents file, application 1,344,981 (William R Milligan)

16 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Lombard Ward, microfilm series M432, film 812, page 207 recto = 409 handwritten (FamilySearch) (William Milligan)

17 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 7, microfilm series M653, film 1157, page 233 = 233 handwritten (FamilySearch) (William Milligan)

18 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 24, district 77, microfilm series M593, film 1411, page 339 recto = 155 handwritten (FamilySearch) (R William Milligan)

19 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, enumeration district 598, microfilm series T9, film 1187, page 424 = 5 A handwritten (FamilySearch) (Wm R Milligan)

20 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 34, enumeration 894, microfilm series T623, film 1476, page 285 = 6 B handwritten (FamilySearch) (William R Milligan)

21 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 15, enumeration district 240, microfilm series T624, film 1391, page 283 = 7 A (FamilySearch) (William Milligan)

22 death certificate, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 8 January 1911 (William Ross Milligan)

23 death notice, Philadelphia Inquirer, Wednesday 11 January 1911, page 7 (William R Milligan)

24 [not transcribed] abstract of marriage records, Central Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (available on FamilySearch) (William R Milligan to Susanna Simpson, 17 July 1862)

25 [not transcribed] death certificate, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 6 July 1872, Marion T Milligan (available on FamilySearch) (Wm R and Susan Milligan)

26 [not transcribed] death certificate, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 22 September 1902, Anna Rose Steelman (available on FamilySearch) (William R and Susanna S Milligan)

27 [not transcribed] death certificate, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 22 October 1903, Susan S Patrick (available on FamilySearch) (Wm R and Susana D Milligan)

28 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William R Milligan)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

applications for headstones for US military veterans, 1925-1941
FamilySearch index (accessed 18 Feb 12)
Pennsylvania veterans' burial cards
Ancestry index (accessed 3 April 2012)
1890 US census, veterans' schedules
Ancestry index (accessed Feb 06)
1920 US census
Ancestry index
they are not living with Howard, who is living in Ventnor, Atlantic County, New Jersey (FamilySearch)
1930 US census
Ancestry index
they are not living with Howard, who is living in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey (FamilySearch)
1940 US census
Ancestry index
they are not living with Howard, who is living in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey (FamilySearch)
Find a grave
searched by name and by cemetery (accessed 19 October 2013)
Philadelphia death certificates
searched for Susan Milligan died 1911 to 1920 (accessed FamilySearch index on 19 October 2013)
note that death certificates are available for the children of Wm R and Susan (or Susanna) Milligan: Marion T Milligan, Susan S Patrick, and Anna Rose Steelman
GenealogyBank
searched for Susan Milligan 1911 to 1940 (accessed 19 October 2013)
RootsWeb WorldConnect
searched for William Milligan spouse Susan Simpson; for William Milligan born 1842 or died 1911; for William Milligan son of William and Ann (accessed 19 October 2013)
Veterans administration pension payment cards, 1907-1933
FamilySearch index (accessed 17 Dec 13)

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William Ross Milligan in the 91st PA database

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Lombard Ward, microfilm series M432, film 812, page 207 recto = 409 handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is likely, since (1) his apparent parents' names match the names on his death certificate (which is probably his given the address and the wife's name in his death notice)]
line161718192021
Dwellings visited160     
Families visited205     
NameWilliam MilliganAnn "William "Catherine "Ross "Elizabeth R. "
Age2829831 2/1218
Sexmfmfmf
Color      
Occupation of males over 15 yearsTailor     
Real estate owned4,000     
Birthplace" [sc. Ireland]"Pa""Ireland
Married within year      
Attended school within year  1   
Over 20 & can't read/write      
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 7, microfilm series M653, film 1157, page 233 = 233 handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is probable; see the note on the 1850 census entry transcribed above and add (2) his occupation]
line171819202122232425
Dwelling number1445        
Family number1725        
NameWilliam MilliganAnn "William "Catharine "Ross "Anne "Joseph "John " Horiston "
Age38391813 117542
SexMFMFMFMMM
Color         
OccupationTailor Tailor      
Value of real estate owned6000        
Value of personal estate2000        
Place of birthIrelanddoPennsylvaniadodododododo
Married within year         
Attended school within year   111   
Cannot read & write         
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.         

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 24, district 77, microfilm series M593, film 1411, page 339 recto = 155 handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is probable, since (1) his apparent wife and child William match those listed in the pension file, and (2) his occupation also matches that]
line232425262728
Dwelling-house number1102     
Family number1085     
NameMilligan R William- Susan- Kate- William- Susan- Annie
Age28286424/12
SexMFFMFF
ColorWWWWWW
OccupationTailorAt Home    
Real estate value2500     
Personal estate value600     
BirthplacePaPaPaPaPaPa
Father foreign born11    
Mother foreign born 1    
Birth month if born within year     Feb
Marriage month if married within year      
Attended school past year      
Can't read      
Can't write      
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      
Male US citizen at least 21 years old1     
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...      

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, enumeration district 598, microfilm series T9, film 1187, page 424 = 5 A handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is probable; see the note on the 1870 census entry transcribed above]
line1415161718192021
street nameDiamond Street
house number2014       
dwelling visit #36       
family visit #36       
nameMilligan Wm. R.- Susana- Cathn M. J.- W. S.- Susana S.- Annie R.- Howard P.Faulkner Eliza
colorWWWWWWWW
sexMFFMFFMF
age383816141311736
month born if born in year        
relationship WifeDaughterSonDaughterDaughterSonServant
single  111111
married11      
widowed/divorced        
married during year        
occupationTailorKeeping HouseAt SchoolClerk in StoreAt SchoolAt SchoolAt SchoolServant
months unemployed        
currently ill?        
blind        
deaf/dumb        
idiotic        
insane        
disabled        
school this year  1 111 
can't read        
can't write        
birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaIreland
father's birthplacePenna [sic]PennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaIreland
mother's birthplacePenna [sic]PennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaIreland

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 34, enumeration 894, microfilm series T623, film 1476, page 285 = 6 B handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is probable; see the note on the 1880 census entry transcribed above]
line51525354
streetRed field St
house number1234   
dwelling number116   
family number116   
nameMilligan William R- Susan S- Susan S- Howard P
relationshipHeadWifedaughterSon
colorWWWW
sexMFFM
birth dateMay 1842Mar 1842Nov 1867May 1873
age58583227
married?MMSS
# years married3838  
mother of how many children? 6  
# of children living 5  
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplaceIrelandIrelandPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplaceIrelandIrelandPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year    
# years in USA    
naturalized citizen?    
occupationRetired  Clerk Traction [?] office
# months not employed   0
# months in school    
can readyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyes
speaks Englishyesyesyesyes
owned/rentedR   
free or mortgaged    
farm/houseH   
# of farm schedule    

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 15, enumeration district 240, microfilm series T624, film 1391, page 283 = 7 A (FamilySearch)]
[identification is probable; see the note on the 1900 census entry transcribed above]
line1718192021
streetNth 22nd Street
house nr870    
dwelling nr140    
family nr144    
nameMilligan Howard P" Nellie" William" SusanSteelman Prudence E
relationshipHeadWifeFatherMotherNiece
sexMFMFF
colorWWWWW
age373469698
marital statusM2M1M1M1S
#years present marriage775050 
mother of # children 0 6 
mother of # living children 0 2 
birthplacePennsylvaniaOhioPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaNew Jersey
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaOhioIreland EngIreland EngNew Jersey
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaOhioIreland EngIreland EngPennsylvania
immigrated     
naturalized/alien     
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationDriverNoneNoneNoneNone
nature of industry etc.Milk Wagon    
employer etc.W    
out of work 15 Apr 1910?No    
# weeks out of work 19090    
can readyesyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyesyes
school since 1 Sep 09    yes
owned/rentedR    
owned free or mortagaged     
farm/houseH    
nr on farm schedule     
civil war vet     
blind     
deaf & dumb     

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 19 January 2015, from Fold3]


Milligan William R.
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
2 Lieut | 2 Lieut
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

pension documents file

[pension documents file, application 1,344,981, William R Milligan]
[received 19 October 2013, from National Archives and Records Administration]

[page 1]
THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES
SOLDIER'S ORIGINAL
NO. 1.344.981.
VETERAN William R Milligan
RANK 2" Lt.
SERVICE K. 91. Pa. Inf.
CAN NO 2.190 BUNDLE NO. 98

[page 2]
Order 78
3-333
[stamped] MILITARY SECRETARY'S OFFICE FEB 15 1906 2510340 WAR DEPARTMENT
East Div.
Claim No. 1344981
William R. Milligan
Co K. 91. Pa. Vol. Inf.

nwa [?], Ex'r.
Department of the Interior.
BUREAU OF PENSIONS,
Washington, D.C. February 13, 1906
SIR:

For use in the above-entitled claim for pension you are requested to furnish this Bureau with a full military and medical history and personal description, including birthplace and occupation, of William R Milligan, who, it is alleged, enlisted -, at -as a 2 Lieut in Co. K, 91 Reg't, Pa Vol. Inf and was discharged -, at -

Very respectfully, V. Warner. Commissioner
THE MILITARY SECRETARY, WAR DEPARTMENT.

[page 3]

[stamped] U.S. PENSION OFFICE. H FEB 17 1906

[page 4]

3-447.
nwa [?] Ex'r.
Department of the Interior,
BUREAU OF PENSIONS,
Washington, D.C., February 13, 1906

East Division.
Claim No. 1344981
William R. Milligan
Co. K, 91 Reg't Pa. Vol. Inf.

SIR: To aid this Bureau in preventing any one falsely personating you, or otherwise committing fraud in your name, or on account of your service, you are required to answer fully the questions enumerated below.

You will please return this circular under cover of the inclosed envelope which requires no postage.

Very respectfully,
V. Warner.
Commissioner

Mr. William R. Milligan
#318 Drexel Ave,
Atlantic City, N.J.


1. When were you born? Answer. Philadelphia. Pa [sic]
2. Where were you born? Answer. May 17th 1842 [sic]
3. When did you enlist? Answer. December 1861
4. Where did you enlist? Answer. Philadelphia
5. Where had you lived before you enlisted? Answer. Philada
6. What was your post-office address at enlistment? Answer. 511 S 15th st Philada. Pa
7. What was your occupation at enlistment? Answer. Tailor
8. When were you discharged? Answer. Decr 1862 ['1862' is written to the right of a crossed-out '1863']
9. Where were you discharged? Answer. Washington
10. Where have you lived since discharge? Give dates, as nearly as possible, of any changes of residence.
Philadelphia until 1901 Since Atlantic City N.J. [the last digit of the year is not clear, but it looks like the '1' in '16th' below--which is guaranteed by the stamped date of reception in the Pension Office]
11. What is your present occupation? Answer. not able to work
12. What is your height? Answer. five feet Ten + half [sic] inches. Your weight? 160 Pounds. The color of your eyes? Grey The color of your hair? White Your complexion? Dark Are there any permanent marks or scars on your person? If so, describe them [blank]
13. What is your full name? Please write it on the line below, in ink, in the manner in which you are accustomed to sign it, in the presence of two witnesses who can write.
William R. Milligan
WITNESSES: 1. Susan S. Milligan 2. Frank A. Callaner [?]
Date: February 16th, 1906
[stamped:] U.S. PENSION OFFICE. G FEB 17 1906

[page 5]

[stamped] EAST DIV FEB 17 1906

[page 6]

DECLARATION FOR INVALID PENSION.
Acts of June 27, 1890, and May 9, 1900, and Order 78.

State of New Jersey County of Atlantic, ss.

On this 22nd day of January A.D., one thousand nine hundred and six, personally appeared before me, the undersigned officer, duly authorized to administer oaths for general purposes within the County and State aforesaid, William R. Milligan who being duly sworn according to law declares that he is the identical person who was enrolled in K Co 91st Penna Infantry in the service of the United States during the war of the rebellion and served at least ninety days and was honorably discharged therefrom.

That he was born on the 17th day of May 1842, and is now past 63 years years [sic] old, and that by reason of his age and other disabilities he is unable to earn a support by manual labor.

That his inability to perform manual labor is not due to his vicious habits, and is to the best of his knowledge and belief permanent. That he has not applied for pension and is No None [sc. number--no pension certificate or former application]

That he makes this declaration for the purpose of being placed on the pension roll of the United States under the provisions of the Act of June 27, 1890, and in determining his inability to earn a support by manual labor, he asks that each and every infirmity, including his age, shall be duly considered and the aggregate of the disabilities shown be rated, as is required by the act of May 9, 1900, and Order No. 78, the benefits of which are hereby applied for, and he desires to be examined by the U.S. Pension Surgeon at Philadelphia.

He hereby appoints, with full power of substitution and revocation, C. D. PENNEBAKER, of Washington, D.C., his true and lawful attorney to prosecute his claim, and to receive therefor a fee of TEN dollars; that his Post-Office address is 318 Drexel ave Atlantic City County of Atlantic, State of New Jersey

[stamped:] ATT'Y FILED

William R. Milligan

ATTEST:
1. William Pember
2. Isaac R. Rowe
[stamped] U.S. PENSION OFFICE. JAN 31 1906

[page 7]

Also personally appeared William Pember residing at Atlantic City and Isaac R Rowe residing at Atlantic City N.J persons whom I certify to be reputable and entitled to credit, and who, being by me duly sworn, say they were present and saw the aforesaid claimant sign his name (or make his mark) to the foregoing declaration; that they have every reason to believe from the appearance of said claimant and their acquaintance with him, that he is the identical person he represents himself to be; and that they have no interest in the prosecution of this claim.


William Pember
Isaac R. Rowe

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 29 day of January A.D., 1906, and I hereby certify that the contents of the above declaration, &c., were fully made known and explained to the claimant and witnesses before swearing, and that I have no interest, direct or indirect, in the prosecution of this claim.

Charles H Rogers
Justifce of the Peace

[stamped] Record Division Certificate on file covering May 1 1891; May 1 1908

[stamped] Declaration and power of attorney valid. S.A. Cuody, Chief, Law Division, per L. L. 2-1-06

[the bottom third of the page is oriented at right angles to the rest:]
No claim SRC [?]

Acts of June 27, 1890, and May 9, 1900, and Order 78.

INVALID APPLICATION
SOLDIER William R. Milligan
SERVICE 2" Lt K 91 Pa. Inf
FORMER APPLICATIONS FEB 10 1906
FILL AND RETURN.
RECORD DIVISION FEB 2 1906
[illegible stamp]
Filed by
C. D. PENNEBAKER,
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW,
1331 F Street N.W. P.O. Box 464 WASHINGTON, D.C.
LAW DIVISION FEB 1 1906

[page 8]

[stamped] MILITARY SECRETARY'S OFFICE WAR DEPARTMENT 2510340 FEB 15 1906
CASE OF
William R. Milligan
K Co., 91" Reg't Pa. Inf.
1344981 (Pension Bureau Number.)
WAR DEPARTMENT
THE MILITARY SECRETARY'S OFFICE
The statement hereto attached is respectfully furnished to the Commissioner of Pensions, in response to the request contained in the communication herewith returned.
F C Ainsworth The Military Secretary.
Per S [?]
[stamped] RECEIVED FEB 17 1906
[stamped] U.S. PENSION OFFICE. FEB 17 1906

[page 9]

[stamped] FEB 17 1906
3-389.
East Div.
Claim No. 1344981
William R Milligan
Co. K 91. Pa. Vol. Inf.

nwa [?], Ex'r
Department of the Interior,
BUREAU OF PENSIONS,
Washington, D.C., February 13, 1906
SIR:

Will you kindly answer, at your earliest convenience, the questions enumerated below? The information is requested for future use, and it may be of great value to your family.

Very respectfully,
V. Warner,
Commissioner.

Mr. William R Milligan
#318 Drexel Ave
Jersey City N.J. [sic]

No. 1. Are you a married man? If so, please state your wife's full name, and her maiden name.
Answer: Susan S. Milligan. maiden name Susan Simpson

No. 2. When, where, and by whom were you married?
Answer: July 17th 1862 at Philadelphia, Pa., by Rev Henry Steele Clark

No. 3. What record of marriage exists?
Answer: in Bureau of Vital Statistic [sic] Philadelphia Co. Pa. and Marriage Certificate

No. 4. Were you previously married? If so, please state the name of your former wife, the date of the marriage, and the date and place of her death or divorce. If there was more than one previous marriage, let your answer include all former consorts.
Answer: No

No. 5. Have you any children living? If so, please state their names and the dates of their birth.
Answer: Two
William Savage Milligan Born April 11th 1866
and Howard Pitt Milligan Born May 8th 1873

Date of reply, February 16th, 1906
William R Milligan

[stamped] U.S. PENSION OFFICE. G FEB 17 1906

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 8 January 1911, William Ross Milligan]
[transcribed 19 October 2013, from FamilySearch]
[although the year of death is 1910, the registration year and burial year are both 1911, and the preceding and succeeding death certificates are also from 1911]

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA.
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS.
BURIAL OR REMOVAL PERMIT.
712
No. 185
County, Montgomery
Township, Upper Providence
Date of death, Jan 8th 1910 [sic]
Full name, William Ross Milligan
Age, 71
Sex, Male
Color, White
Disease causing death, Cerebral Hemorrhage
Place of burial, Phila
or Removal to [blank] via P + R.
Undertaker, John L. Bechtel Address, [blank]

A certificate of death having been filed in my office in accordance with the Laws of Pennsylvania, I hereby authorize the Burial of the body of said deceased person as stated above.
S E Faringer Depty
(Registrar's name)
District No. 715
Dated Jan 9th 1911 [sic]

UNDERTAKER'S CERTIFICATE
Occupation, -
Place of Birth Pa
Birthplace of Father, Ireland
Birthplace of Mother, Ireland
Name of Father, Wm Milligan
Maiden Name of Mother, Annie Ross
Last Place of Residence, -
Buried from, Street and No. 870 No. 22d St.
Date of Burial, Jan 11th 1911
Place of Burial, Woodlands Cem
Oliver H Bair Undertaker.
Residence, 1820 Chestnut St.

death notice

[death notice, Philadelphia Inquirer, Wednesday 11 January 1911, page 7]
[transcribed 19 October 2013, from GenealogyBank]

MILLIGAN.--Suddenly, on January 8th 1911, WILLIAM R. husband of Susan S Milligan, and son of the late William and Anne Milligan. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services, on Wednesday morning, at 11 o'clock, at his late residence, 870 N 22d st. Interment at Woodlands Cemetery.


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