Surnames in bio: MILLSPAUGH-KYLE-CORWIN-McCALL-RIVEY DRAW
WILLIAM S. MILLSPAUGH
He is the proprietor of the Millspaugh Mill of Trenton, and was born in Shelby Co., OH in 1844, the son of Harvey and Sarah A.(Kyle) Millspaugh, the father a native of Orange Co., NY, and the mother of Clermont Co., Ohio. The parents of Harvey Millspaugh, James and Cynthia (Corwin) Millspaugh, were of German descent. They came to this county in 1856, and settled in Mt. Pleasant for 2 years and then moved to Tippecanoe Twp. Harvey and his wife were both of the Missionary Church. He was a miller by trade. He always cast his vote with the Republican party. He held the office of Assessor in Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Millspaugh had seven children, four of whom are living: John R., the owner of a sawmill in Gunnicon, CO; Electa resided with our subject; William S.; and Thomas, who is in CO with his brother John. Those who died are: George W., who died Dec. 29, 1885; Harvey died at the age of twenty-one; and Elizabeth, the deceased wife of Thomas McCall of Montana Territory. Mr. Millspaugh died May 28, 1861 at the age of 53. His wife still survives him and finds a happy home with our subject. William Millspaugh was twelve when he came with his parents to this county. he learned the miller's trade and been engaged in that business nearly ever since. On the 22nd of Jan., 1885 he married to Mary Rivey, a native of Jefferson Co., IA, the daughter of Peter and Permelia (Draw) Rivey, both natives of France. They had one child, a daughter named Ethel who was born Dec. 31, 1886. The Star Mill owned by Mr. Millspaugh was erected in 1879, and has a capacity of 6 bushels of wheat per hour, and ten bushels of corn. It is a water-power mill. Mr. Millspaugh was reared in the Baptist Church.
Portrait and Biographical Album Henry County, Iowa Chicago: Acme Publishing Company, 1888