MILLICAN, JAMES D.
MILLICAN, JAMES D. (ca. 1780–ca. 1840). James D. Millican, early settler, son of Nancy Jane (McNeil) and Robert Hemphill Millican, was born in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, about 1780. He arrived in Texas with his family in December of 1821 as a member of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred colonists. On July 16, 1824, he received title to a sitio adjoining his father's land. Horatio Chriesman presented his bill for surveying the Millican land in October 1824. The census of March 1826 classified Millican as a farmer and stock raiser aged between twenty-five and forty years of age. His household included his wife, Charity, two sons, and two daughters. He received a bounty warrant for 320 acres from the secretary of war on January 16, 1838, for service in the Texas Revolution from July 1, 1836, to October 3, 1836. Millican died around 1840 and was survived by his wife, three sons, and six daughters. A duplicate warrant was issued by the attorney general on November 9, 1849, and 320 acres in Brazos County was granted to his heirs on April 28, 1860.
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