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(USA) John B. Mulliken

Birthplace: Dover Township, Lenawee County, Michigan, United States
Death: July 12, 1917 (80)
Hastings, Barry County, Michigan, United States
Place of Burial: Hillsdale County, Michigan, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles H. Mulliken and Syphia Amelia Mulliken
Husband of Betsey Mulliken
Father of Charles A Mulliken; Perlyette Mulliken; Delora Almira Boorom; Cora May Mulliken; Edwin Frost Mulliken and 1 other
Brother of Elsie Josephine Putnam; Cpl. (USA) Alonzo Shurburn Mulliken; Sarah Ophelia Cain; Luceba "Seeba" Ackerman-Morgan and Sarah Bowen

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About (USA) John B. Mulliken

The Hastings Banner, Hastings, Michigan, 05 Jul 1910 "John and Betsey Mulliken Celebrated the Golden Anniversary of their Wedding"

Mr. and Mrs. John Mulliken, well known residents of the 2nd Ward of Hastings, celebrated their golden anniversary of their marriage on Tuesday with about 75 guests present to enjoy the festivities. Mrs. Mulliken, whose maiden name was Betsey Moon, was born in Pittsford, near Hudson, Michigan, 08 Jul 1844. Mr. Mulliken was born in Dover Township, Michigan 26 Jun 1837. Mr. Mulliken served during the last three years of the Civil War in Company G, 2nd Michigan Cavalry.

About 27 years ago Mr. & Mrs. Mulliken moved to Barry County. They have been residents of Hastings for 8 years. Six children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Muilliken. The four who survive are Mrs. George Boorom of Hastings Twp., Mrs. Cora Chambers of Hesperia, Michigan, Edwin and John of this city. They have 13 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

The guests began to assemble in the afternoon. Mr. & Mrs. Mulliken occupied a booth, trimmed in yellow and white, on the lawn. A white wedding bell was suspended over their heads. The guests assembled on the lawn and marched to the dining room at 4:00 PM where an excellent dinner had been prepared by Mrs. Wood, caterer. The dining room was decorated in gold and white.

At half past 5:00 a pleasing program was carried out as follows: singing by Lulu and Roland McCreery, a talk on "Fifty Years of Married Life" by Reverend Charles M. Duryea, a song by Leona Kilmer, recitations by Mrs. John Mulliken, Jr. and Norman Chambers, a song by Reverend and Mrs. Watrous, and the benediction by Reverend Sheehan.

The guests remained until late in the evening. They left many handsome presents to gladden the hearts of Mr. and Mrs. Mulliken who had had so many happy years of married life. In the cake was ring the finder of which was to entertain the company next year. The ring fell to Mrs. Mulliken.

Those present from afar were: Mrs. William Morgan, Mrs. Elsie Putnam, Miss Josephine Tripp, Charles Putnam, all of Hillsdale, Michigan; Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Whelpley, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Chambers and son, Norman, of Hesperia, Michigan; Mrs. Eveline Whelpley of Grand Ledge, Michigan, Mrs. Wilbur Zimmerman of Mobile, Alabama and Reverend Sarah Lane of Parmalee, Michigan.

The event was pleasing for everyone who attended, and the friends of Mr. and Mrs. Mulliken hope the couple will enjoy many more anniversaries."

John B. Mulliken and Betsey (Moon) Mulliken were married for fifty-seven years.

  • Residence: 1850 - Jefferson, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States
  • Residence: 1870 - Michigan, United States
  • Residence: 1880 - Jefferson, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States
  • Residence: 1894 - Thornapple, Barry, Michigan, United States
  • Residence: 1900 - Thornapple township, (east side) Middleville village, Barry, Michigan, United States
  • Residence: 1910 - Hastings Ward 2, Barry, Michigan, United States
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(USA) John B. Mulliken's Timeline

June 26, 1837
Dover Township, Lenawee County, Michigan, United States
May 29, 1861
Hillsdale County, MI, United States
April 21, 1867
Jefferson, Hillsdale, Michigan
September 20, 1868
Jefferson Twp, Hillsdale, Michigan
May 11, 1874
Alma, MI, United States
November 26, 1877
Jefferson, MI, United States
January 8, 1880
Hillsdale County, MI, United States
July 12, 1917
Age 80
Hastings, Barry County, Michigan, United States
Age 79
Hillsdale County, Michigan, United States