M/M J.A. McMillen fifty year anniversary, 1 Feb 1914 Chillicothe, Missouri
HARRIED FIFTY YEARS AfiHUESDAY MR. AND MRS. J. A. McMILLEN TO CELEBRATE ANNIVERSARY Reception Will Be Held at the Opera House in Mooresviile During thu Afternoon. Tomorrow, Tuesday, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. McMillen, two of Alooresville's best known and well liked citizens, will celebrate their fiftieth, or golden wedding anniversary. Their friends number so large that t will be impossible to hold the reception reception at their home, so Mr. and Mrs. McMillen have leased the opera house for the afternoon and will hold the reception there from two until five o'clock in the afternoon. Two jhundred invitations have been sent out by Mr. and Mrs. McMillen and from reports received from Moores- viile Monday their guests will number 200, as everyone receiving an invitation invitation have notified them they would be present at the reception. Mr. McMillen is seventy-five year.? old and was born in Draceu county, Ky. He came to Missouri in '59 ami has since resided there. His bride of fifty years ago was born in Utica, sixty-nine years ago. She was formerly formerly Miss Zina Stone. They were married married in Utica in 1865. The following are the children, who will be present at the anniversary: Dr. S. S. McMillen, McMillen, Rocheport, Mo., Dr. S. S. McMillen, McMillen, Kansas City, Dr. O. F. MoMilleu, Barnard, Mo., George McMillen, Utica; Utica; Mrs. Robert Braden, and Mrs. Carl Hawkins, Utica; Mrs. O. P. Matbason, Ft. Scott, Kas.; Mrs. Mike Reynolds, Ottumwa, Iowa, and Miss Lucy McMillen, who resides at home. There are twenty-seven grand children children who will also be present.