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4. Milton MILLION, son of Haman MILLION and Judith HINSON , was born on 3 Oct 1819 in Harrison County, KY and died on 1 Aug 1884 in Lagrange, MO. (Lewis County), at age 64.

Milton was born in Madison County, Kentucky in 1819. In 1826 he came to Missouri with (an uncle?) his brother Jeptha and they settled in Lewis County, where Milton worked as a farm hand. Milton was made depty clerk on January 2, 1847 (minutes of the court of Lewis County). He married Ann Bradshaw of La Grange in 1848 and soon after won election to the office of circuit clerk. He then moved to Monticello, the county seat, where he remained for 30 or 35 years. His time was divided between the two offices of circuit clerk and county clerk, being first elected to one and then the other. Miilton was the county asssessor from 1848 to 1854. In 1861 he was elected county treasurer, but he was a northern man and when party feeling, incident to the discussion of the slavery question and the war, became very heated in Lewis County, the bushwackers drove him out. He went to Illinois, remaining until a short time prior to the close of the war. He returned to Missouri, settling in La Grange where he obtained two acres (Lewis County Land Assessment Book - 1862). In 1866 or 1867 he was chosen to represent Lewis County in the state legislature, and after the expiration of his term of office he returned to La Grange until his death in 1884. He was the president of Monticello emancipation meeting.

(Above information from Missouri The Center State 1821-1915, page 265 by Walter B. Stevens, The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1915, Chicago-St. Louis)

Milton married Ann Elizabeth BRADSHAW on 26 Nov 1848.

Children from this marriage were:

2         i.  Mary MILLION (born in 1849)

 ii.   Burrell MILLION (born on 29 Oct 1851 Monticello, MO - died on 11 Oct 1920 in Woodward, OK)

         iii.   William Ramey Bradshaw MILLION (born on 8 May 1854 Dickerson, MO - died on 27 Feb 1923)

        iv.   Milton Knight MILLION (born in 1856 in Dickerson, MO - died in 1952 in Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas)


5. Ann Elizabeth BRADSHAW was born in 1832 in Lewis Co., MO and died in 1882 in Lagrange, MO. (Lewis County), at age 50.

Ann married Milton MILLION on 26 Nov 1848.
 
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6. Samuel KELL, son of Benjamin KELL and Rueamy BECKNER , was born on 16 Jul 1833 and died on 3 Dec 1928 in Bison, OK, at age 95.

Samuel and his daughter, Alice, took part in land rush when the Cheyenne and Apache Reservations were open. He lost his claim in litigation. A drunk fellow who he gave a ride on the wagon, fell off, and claimed the land first. He lived with his daughter who received 160 acres.Samuel was a very tall straight man, gray hair which curled at the neck and a beard. He did not smoke, drink or chew tobacco. He was a convert to the Catholic faith, although one of his brothers was a Baptist minister.

Samuel served as a 1st Lieutenant in Company C, 69th enrolled Missouri militia. He was in Texas before the land rush, his son, Edwin, was born, Macomb, Grayson County, TX in 1860. He then moved to Missouri, locating in Winstown, Lewis County, where he was a merchant. His son also was in the land rush, staking a clain near Okarche. Edwin was one of the first settlers in Apache.

Samuel married Mary BRENNAN on 26 Sep 1855.

Children from this marriage were:

3         i.   Emma Catherine KELL (born on 21 Jul 1856 Indiana - died on 12 May 1937 in Woodward, OK)

         ii.   Alice M. KELL

        iii.   Edwin C. KELL (born on 27 May 1860 Macomb, Grayson County, Texas - died on 14 May 1922 in Yakima, WA)

         iv.   Florence KELL

          v.   William Elbert KELL (born on 5 Apr 1874 - died on 18 Apr 1946 in Douglas, AZ)

         vi.   Loyola KELL (born on 4 Aug 1898 Otkarche, OK)

        vii.   May KELL

       viii.   Ethel Ida KELL (born on 1 Nov 1900 Otkarche, OK)


7. Mary BRENNAN, daughter of Unknown and Unknown , was born on 25 Dec 1835 and died on 26 Aug 1903 in Bison, OK, at age 67.

Her mother was born in Ireland, County Clare, and was from a family of lesser nobility and ran away to America with her dancing master.

Mary married Samuel KELL on 26 Sep 1855.