Eighth Generation


2275. Claude Alva McMillen was born on 15 October 1889 in Cheney, Sedgwick Co., Kansas.407,419,968 He died on 13 December 1940 at the age of 51 in Wichita, Sedgwick Co., Kansas.53,968 He was buried in Clearwater Cemetery, Wichita, Sedgwick Co., Kansas.53 On his World War I draft registration in 1917 Claude stated he was married with 2 children. It gave his full name, date of birth and place born.

On the 1915 Kansas Census of Illinois Township, Sedgwick Co., C. A. McMillen appears with his wife Ida and daughters Elnor, 1 year and Orpha 3 months. C. A. is a farmer.

On the 1920 U. S. Census of Wichita, Sedgwick Co., Kansas, Claude A. McMillen appears with his wife Ida M. and daughters Eleanor and Josphine. Claude's occupation is keeper of a garage.

Obituary from Wichita Eagle, December 14, 1940: Claude M'Millen, Six Months Illness Is Fatal to World War Veteran. Claude McMillen, 51, a resident of the Kingman and Goddard communities all of his life, died late Friday in a local hospital after a six months illness. Mr. McMillen was born in Kingman county, October 15, 1889. At the time of his death he resided on Route 2, Goddard. He was a member of the Baptist church and of the American Legion of Clearwater. He was a veteran of the World war. Surviving are his wife, Clara; two daughters, Eleanor, New York City, and Mrs. Jospehine Gray, Portland, Me.; one step-daughter, Miss Louise McMillen, Goddard; one brother, Carl J. McMillen, Wichita; one sister Mrs, Bertha Bohanon, Wichita; his father, Joseph McMillen, Goddard; and one grandson Guy Gray, Jr. Funeral services will be held at the Byrd-Snodgrass funeral home at 2 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in Clearwater.

Claude Alva McMillen and Ida May Woolworth were married on 13 May 1911 in Sedgwick Co., Kansas.411 Ida May Woolworth was born on 29 August 1891 in Nebraska.53,418 She died on 27 February 1932 at the age of 40 in Wichita, Sedgwick Co., Kansas.53,969 She was buried in Clearwater Cemetery, Wichita, Sedgwick Co., Kansas.53 Obituary from Wichita Evening Eagle, February 28, 1932: McMillen---Funeral service for Ida May McMillen, who died Saturday, will be at Downing Mortuary at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Rev. Frank Davies will officiate. Interment will be in Clearwater cemetery.

Obituary from Wichita Eagle (Morning), February 28, 1932: McMillen---Mrs. Ida May McMillen, 40, 1925 Maple, died in a local hospital Saturday. She had been a teacher in a number of country schools near here for the past 11 years. She was a member of the Presbyterian church. Mrs. McMillen is survived by her husband, C. A., her parents Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Woolworth, Route 2, two daughters, Eleanor and Josephine, five sisters Mrs. L. A. Ottaway, Route 2, Mrs. Frank Davis, Wichita, Mrs. Basil Whatty, Route 2, Mrs. Leland Armstrong, Maize and Miss Irene Woolworth, Wichita and three brothers, Ernest and Allan Woolworth, both of Route 2, and Frank Woolworth, Wichita. Downing mortuary is in charge.

Claude Alva McMillen and Ida May Woolworth had the following children:

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Eleanor McMillen was born in 1914 in Kansas.

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Josephine McMillen.

Claude Alva McMillen and Clara ??? were married in 1934. Clara ??? was born (date unknown).