Family Group Sheet: Sylvanus Millard and Ophelia Nichols
Data last updated/modified: February 2011
|Death:||1915 in Corning, Steuben, New York, USA|
|Burial:||Pine City Cemetery, Southport, Chemung, New York, USA|
|1 M||Name:||Miles H. Millard|
|Death:||1929 in Corning, Steuben, New York, USA|
|Marriage:||16 Oct 1872 in Corning, Steuben, New York, USA|
|Spouse:||Julia C. Corcoran|
|2 F||Name:||Alice Millard|
|Marriage:||04 Jun 1871 in Corning, Steuben, New York, USA|
|Spouse:||Merton D. Litts|
|3 F||Name:||Ellen Millard|
|Death:||23 Apr 1870|
|4 M||Name:||Samuel B. Millard|
|Birth:||1858 in Lindley? New York, USA|
|Death:||1930 in Corning, Steuben, New York, USA|
|Marriage:||15 Mar 1882 in Corning, Steuben, New York, USA|
|Spouse:||Jessie M. Egbert|
Marriage date for Miles H. Millard and Julia C. Corcoran based on age of oldest child, 6 at time of 1880 census
Alice Millard married Merton D. Litts in June 1871. They had two daughters, Jennie (Dec. 1872) and Nettie (Jan. 1875).
According to Uwe Milford's history of Corning, Alice married Appleton; however, this is certainly an error based on evidence from multiple census lists. More likely, Appleton Golden was a witness for Alice and Merton's wedding. In 1883, Appleton Golden died of "remitting fever" (probably malaria), and one of the pallbearers at his funeral was M. D. Litts; this adds weight to the theory that the two men were friends.
Uri Mulford, "Pioneer Days and Later Times in Corning and Vicinity, 1789-1920." Page 289: In Corning, June 4, 1871, Appleton L. Golden and Miss Alice Millard, both of Corning.
Brotherhood of locomotive firemen and enginemen's magazine, Volume 7, page 136.
A. L. GOLDEN,
Of Fellowship Lodge No. 121, died of Remitting Fever January 16, 1883. His policy is payable to Mrs. A. L. Golden, his wife. The following notice of his funeral is taken from one of the Corning papers:
"The funeral of Appleton Golden, who died Tuesday, occurred Thursday. The services were conducted by the Knights of Honor and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen. A very large concourse of friends followed the body to the grave. He was a faithful and honored member of both organizations. The pall bearers were M. D. Litts, F. H. Johnson, A. W. Smith, M. D. Robinson, John Krebs and O. L. Baker. J. B. Gorton was marshal."