Our Family Genealogy Pages

Home Page  |  What's New  |  Photos  |  Histories  |  Headstones  |  Reports  |  Surnames
Search
First Name:


Last Name:



James Oliver Milton

Male 1869 - 1943  (74 years)


Personal Information    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name James Oliver Milton  [1, 2
    Born 14 Sep 1869  Brooks, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1870  Nankin, Brooks, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1880  Groverville, Brooks, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 24 Nov 1943  Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • J. 0. Milton Prominent Citizen Buried Friday

      James Oliver Milton, 74, died at his home, in Macclenny, Wednesday night, following a stroke on Sunday morning, Nov. 21st. (1943)

      Mr. Milton was born Sept. 14, 1869, near Quitman, Brooks County, GA, but had spent the greater part of his life in Baker County. He was married to Lou Dicey Rhoden, daughter of the late H. D. Rhoden, at Macclenny on December 12, 1888, at her home by Rev. Dr. Tyner.

      When the writer first came to Macclenny in 1905 Mr. Milton was one of the town's leading merchants and citizens. Later he sold out and moved to Pensacola. FL and Laurel. Miss. but returned here after a few years and has since made his hone. He was Postmaster here for about six years and during his prime took an active part in the, political and social life of Macclenny.

      Mr. Milton is survived by three sons, Dexter R. Milton, .0. Grady Milton and Quinton T. Milton, three daughters, Miss Agnes Milton, Mrs. Gladys Milton Nolan, and Miss Maxine Milton, all of Macclenny, eleven grandchildren and a brother, D. V. Milton, Tampa.

      Funeral services were conducted at 3 O'clock Friday afternoon at the Baptist Church, Macclenny, with the Rev. A. Walters of Hillard and the pastor, Rev. E. B. Jenkins, officiating.

      Interment was in the family lot,at Woodlawn cemetery under the direction of Seashole Funeral Home, Jacksonville.

      Pallbearers were, active: J. A. Burnett, B. J. Padgett, Frank Dowling, R. J. Davis, B. F. Jones, G. W. Garrett, Honorary: Asa Coleman, Jr., W. M. Brown, Geo. R. Williams, H. F. Powers, D. W. Finley, J. D. Dugger, C. L. Hodges, Walter Dykes, Ray Dinkins, Tate Powell.

      Baker County Press 3 Dec 1943
    Buried 26 Nov 1943  Woodlawn Cemetery, MacClenny, Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I24496  tng Genealogy

    Father David Richard Milton,   b. 14 Jul 1827, Girard, Burke, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880, Quitman, Brooks, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Utley,   b. 14 Feb 1830, Burke, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1895, Live Oak, Suwannee, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 30 Nov 1849  [4
    Family ID F8129  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucinda Lou Rhoden,   b. 14 Feb 1870, Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1927, Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Children 
     1. Arthur Wellington Milton,   b. 24 Dec 1891, Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1926, Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)  [natural]
     2. Agnes Milton,   b. 14 Oct 1900, Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1966, Burke, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [natural]
     3. Quentin Theodore Milton,   b. 9 Sep 1908,   d. 23 Nov 1946  (Age 38 years)  [natural]
     4. Living
     5. Living
     6. Living
     7. Living
    Family ID F10295  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map Click to display
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Sep 1869 - Brooks, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Nankin, Brooks, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Groverville, Brooks, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Nov 1943 - Baker, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Sources 
    1. [S352] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2003;).
      Year: 1870; Census Place: Nankin, Brooks, Georgia; Roll M593_137; Page: 9B; Image: 22; Family History Library Film: 545636.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&h=13950513&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    2. [S353] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;).
      Year: 1880; Census Place: Groverville, Brooks, Georgia; Roll T9_135; Family History Film: 1254135; Page: 350.4000; Enumeration District: 5; Image: 0343.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&h=8271431&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    3. [S122] FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=33838237
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=33838237.

    4. [S376] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Yates Publishing, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;), Database online. Source number: 8331.002; Source type: Family group sheet, FGSE, listed as parents; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: .
      Record for David R. Milton