LLOYD ALLEN McMILLEN

Lloyd Allen McMillen gravestone
(Photo by Vernon B. Paddock)

B. December 16, 1891 in Grayslake, Lake County, IL
M. Veteran, Company L, 159th Infantry, Private
D. December 24, 1960 in Grayslake, Lake County, IL
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Additional Information:

According to the 1900 U.S. Census for the City of Racine, Town of Mount Pleasant, Racine County, WI residing at 1021 Marquette Street, the household members were: Allen McMillen, head, born May 1868, age 32, married for 9 years, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois, occupation: street laborer; Mine (sic Minnie) McMillen, wife, born May 1869, age 31, married for 9 years, 1 child born, 1 child living, born in Illinois, parents born in New York; Lloyd McMillen, son, born December 1891, age 8, single, born in Illinois.

According to the 1910 U.S. Census for the Village of Grays Lake, Avon Township, Lake County, IL residing on Westerfield Place, the household members were: Allen A. McMillen, head, age 42, married once for 19 years, born in Illinois, father born in New York, mother born in Illinois, occupation: marshall – village; Minnie M. McMillen, wife, age 40, married once for 19 years, 1 child born, 1 child living, born in Illinois, parents born in New York; Lloyd A. McMillen, son, age 18, single, born in Illinois, occupation: assistant post master – in post office.

According to the University of Illinois Directory by Vergil V. Phelps, D.B., Ph.D., 1916, page 429:

“MacMillen (sic) Lloyd Allen (e eng 1913-14 ’15- ) Stu Grayslake Ill”

According to the U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918:

“Name in full: Lloyd A. McMillen; Age in yrs.: 25; Home Address: Grayslake, Illinois; Date of Birth: Dec. 16th, 1891; Natural Born; Where were you born? Grayslake, Illinois, US; What is your present occupation?: Carpenter; By whom employed? A. A. McMillen; Where employed? Grayslake, Ill.; No dependents; Single; Do you claim exemption from draft: Yes, near sightedness; Tall; Slender; Color of Eyes? Blue; Color of hair? Sandy/ signed: 6-5-1917”

According to the U.S., Army Transport Service, Passenger Lists, 1910-1939:

“Name: Lloyd A McMillen; Departure Date: 23 Jul 1918; Departure Place: Brooklyn, New York; Residence Place: Grayslake Ill; Father: Allen Alfred McMillen; Ship: Vestris; Rank: Private; Service Number: 3485896; Notes: Camp Gordon July Automatic Repl Draft Company #66 Infantry”

According to the U.S., Army Transport Service, Passenger Lists, 1910-1939:

“Name: Lloyd A McMillen; Departure Date: 13 Mar 1919; Departure Place: Bassens Docks, France; Arrival Date: 24 Mar 1919; Arrival Place: Hoboken, New Jersey; Residence Place: Grayslake Ill; Father: Allen A. McMillen; Ship: Matsonia; Military Unit: Co. L. 159 Inf.; Rank: Private; Service Number: 3,485,896; Notes: Camp Grant Casual Detachment #1 159th Infantry”

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for the Village of Grays Lake, Avon Township, Lake County, IL residing on Westerfield Ave, the household members were: Allen McMillen, head, age 51, married, born in Illinois, parents born in New York, occupation: assistant postmaster – U.S. Govt; Minnie McMillen, wife, age 50, married, born in Illinois, parents born in New York; Lloyd McMillen, son, age 28, single, born in Illinois, occupation: electrician – own business.

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for the Village of Grayslake, Avon Township, Lake County, IL residing on Westerfield Place, the household members were: Allan A. McMillen, head, age 61, married at age 23, born in Illinois, parents born in New York, occupation: painter – interior & exterior; Minnie M. McMillen, wife, age 60, married at age 21, born in Illinois, parents born in New York; Loyd A. McMillen, son, age 38, single, born in Illinois, occupation: electrician – wiring & fixtures, veteran? Yes WW.

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for the Village of Grayslake, Avon Township, Lake County, IL the household members were: Allen A. McMillen, head, age 72, married, highest grade completed: 8, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935; occupation: painter & decorator – private house; Minnie McMillen, wife, age 70, married, highest grade completed: 8, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935; Lloyd McMillen, son, age 46 single, highest grade completed: C3, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935, occupation: electrician – own.

According to the U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942:

“Name: Lloyd Allen McMillen; Place of Residence: Grayslake, Lake County, IL; Telephone: GL 4341; Age in Years: 50; Date of Birth: Dec 16, 1891; Place of Birth: Grayslake, Illinois; Name and Address of Person Who Will Always Know Your Address: Allen McMillen, Grayslake, Illinois; Employer’s Name and Address: Self, Grayslake, Lake County, IL; Height: 6′ 1″; Weight: 205; Blue Eyes; Gray Hair; Ruddy Complexion; Signed: April 27, 1942”

According to the Lake County Illinois Genealogical Society. “Strang Funeral Home – Grayslake, Illinois – 1908-1964”. Mundelein IL. 2015:

“Name: Lloyd A. McMillen; Birth Date: 16 Dec 1891; Birth Place: Grayslake; Death Date: 26 Dec 1960; Death Place: Grayslake; Cause of Death: Coronary Occlusion; Single; Occupation: Electrician; Minister: Rev. Liddicoat, Chapel; Burial Place: Fort Hill; Next of Kin: Allen McMillen – Father, Minnie Mae Washburn – Mother, WWI Veteran”