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MILLIKIN, Julia Amelia

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  1. 1.  MILLIKIN, Julia Amelia was born on 17 Jun 1853 in Fountain Green, Hancock, Illinois; died on 7 Jun 1888 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States; was buried on 9 Jun 1888 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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    • WAC: 14 Dec 1927, ALBER

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    Julia was on the 1860 census with her family Arthur and Lucy Millikin age 6, Chalmers township, McDonough county, Illinois 6 July 1860. Julia was on the 1870 census Town of Tennessee same county, page 461 age 17, born Illinois. Julia was on the 1880 census town of Colchester, McDonough county, Illinois 2 June 1880; 38 Harper John 29 Coal miner Born Eng;Eng; Eng; Julia 21 born Ill; Maine; New York. Marriage: Marriage license #59. At the time of their marriage both Julia Amelia Millikin and John Henry Harper were single and unmarried. Her age was given as 24 and his as 28 both residents of Colchester, McDonough Co., Illinois. They were married at her parents home by Solomon Salisbury Minister of the Gospel. (this is a son of Lucy's sister Katharine Salisbury. He was in the RLDS Church). Francis was her first child. Clara Irene Hendel reported his certificate of birth on July 24, 1941. She was an Aunt to Francis William Harper, which means she was the sister to Julia Amelia Millikin. There are extensive notes on Francis William Harper in his personal record. Cemetery information: There is a stone monument in the Widow Moore Cemetery, which is located on Constitution Road approximately 450 just 3/4 of a mile west of Colchester, Illinois where there is an inscription of "in loving remembrance of Julia a. Wife of John Harper died at Salt Lake City June 7, 1888 age 34 years 11 months 21 days Our Julia at rest. This monument is very large for this cemetery indicating that John Harper must of had some money. Her inscription is on the west side of the stone. On the south side of the stone is another inscription reading Elizabeth born August 8, 1883 died 8 months. This stone is in the middle far west side of the cemetery. Just North of the HARPER stone is the MILLIKIN Stone of Lucy and Arthur's. This one has to be put up over the original one because it is much newer and very large granite monument, with two small stones in front of the main stone, East, Lucy Millikin: 1821-1882 Arthur Millikin: 1817-1882

    Julia married HARPER, John Henry on 24 Jan 1878 in Colchester, McDonough, Illinois, United States. John was born on 27 Jul 1849 in Linkenhorne, Cornwall, England; died on 2 Aug 1936 in Cuba, Fulton, Illinois; was buried on 5 Aug 1936 in Cuba, Fulton, Illinois. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

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    1. 2. HARPER, Francis William  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 30 Jul 1880 in Colchester, McDonough, Illinois, United States; died on 15 Oct 1957 in Deer Park, LaSalle, Illinois; was buried on 19 Oct 1957 in Westmont, Dupage, Illinois.
    2. 3. HARPER, Elizabeth  Descendancy chart to this point was born in Jan 1883 in Colchester, McDonough, Illinois, United States; died on 8 Aug 1883 in Colchester, McDonough, Illinois, United States; was buried on 9 Aug 1883 in Colchester, McDonough, Illinois, United States.


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  1. 2.  HARPER, Francis William Descendancy chart to this point (1.Julia1) was born on 30 Jul 1880 in Colchester, McDonough, Illinois, United States; died on 15 Oct 1957 in Deer Park, LaSalle, Illinois; was buried on 19 Oct 1957 in Westmont, Dupage, Illinois.

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    Certificate of Birth #880, Place of birth McDonough County, Colchester City, Illinois; Francis William Harper, July 30, 1880, Father John Henry Harper born Darby Chapel, England, Miner, first child; Mother Julia Amelia Millikin Born Fountain Green, Illinois. Person to certify record is Aunt Clara Irene Hendel (Julia's sister) living at Colchester, Illinois sworn on 24 July 1941 in front of Delia E. Neece Notary Public. Filed 24 July 1941. (For the purpose of Social Security records) Frank would be 60 years old at the time! Marriage License Record, No. 15, Scott County. (Davenport, Iowa) Francis W. Harper and Pearl Lillian Scott received licenses to wed 26th March 1903 15286. Certificate of marriage 30th March 1903 in Davenport, Scott county, Iowa. That I duly joined in Marriage Francis William Harper and Pearl Lillian Scott. Given under my hand, the 30th day of March 1903 Louis E. Roddewig J.P. This marriage license was also reported in the Davenport Democrat and Leader on page 8, 29 March 1903. Just the license. He was a member of Lodge 839, Berwyn, Illinois joining on 8 June 1911 and raised October 19, 1911. On the card it says that he died 15 Oct 1957. He married after his first wife died and her name was Elsie M. Certificate of death -- Place of death: LaSalle County, Deer Park township, Starved Rock Lodge; length of stay 2 days; cause of death: Coronary Thrombosis Name of deceased Francis W. Harper; Date of death: October 15, 1957; Married, Date of Birth 30 July 1880 age 77; Birthplace Colchester, Illinois; Retired Railroad Worker, Burlington Railroad; Father's name: John Harper, Mother's unknown Millikin. Never in U.S. Armed Forces; SS#707-05-0922. Informant Mrs. Elsie M. Harper, address 5400 Lane Place, Downers Grove, Wife: Died from Coronary Thrombosis Immediate His second wife's name was Elsie M. Steib, they were married in about 1938. Downers Grove Reporter No. 41 Thursday, October 1957, Page 4 Column 6 Frank W. Harper -- Funeral services for Frank W. Harper, 77, who died October. 15 at his home at 5400 Lane Plane were held October 19 at 1:30 p.m. at the Adams-Winterfield Funeral Home, the Rev. Walter W. Lanuer officiating. Mr. Harper was a resident of Downers Grove for 22 years and retired from the C.B. & Q. railroad in 1949 as supervisor of Demurrage in the transportation department. He was a Burlington employee for 43 years. He was born in Colchester, Ill., on July 30, 1880, to Mr. and Mrs. John Harper. He was a member of Berwyn Lodge 839 A.F. & A.M. and Vesta Chapter 242, O.E.S. In addition to his wife, Elsie (Steib), he is survived by 2 sisters, Mrs. Norma Dilts and Mrs. Maurine Tyldsley, both of Long Beach, California. Funeral Home number if 1-708-968-1000 Burial was 10/19/57 at Clarendon Hills cemetery, 6900 Cass Avenue, DuPage Co., Westmont, Illinois. Firm name Adams-Winterfield 4343 Main Street Downers Grove, Illinois. Grave 1, Lot 4, Block H, Section Y. This area is located in the far Northwest corner of the cemetery. There is a 8" raised granite stone with both Elsie M. & Fancis W. Harper on it. Researcher: Harry D. Galley of Rock Island, Illinois

    Francis married SCOTT, Pearl Lillian on 30 Mar 1903 in Davenport, Scotland, Iowa, United States. Pearl was born on 16 Jun 1881 in Montmorency, Whiteside, Illinois; died on 9 Nov 1936 in Downers Grove, Dupage, Illinois, United States; was buried on 11 Nov 1936 in Sterling, Whiteside, Illinois, United States. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Francis married STAIB, Elsie M. in 1938 in Downers Grove, Dupage, Illinois, United States. Elsie was born on 1 Oct 1896 in Troy, Wood, Ohio; died on 7 Nov 1983 in La Grange Park, Cook, Illinois, United States; was buried on 10 Nov 1983 in Westmont, Dupage, Illinois. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  HARPER, Elizabeth Descendancy chart to this point (1.Julia1) was born in Jan 1883 in Colchester, McDonough, Illinois, United States; died on 8 Aug 1883 in Colchester, McDonough, Illinois, United States; was buried on 9 Aug 1883 in Colchester, McDonough, Illinois, United States.

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    She is buried in the Widow Moore cemetery outside of Colchester, Illinois. Elizabeth, Dau of John and Julia A.; d. Aug 8, 1883; age 8m. (WC)