Biography - Millard May

Millard F. MAY, Clerk of township and village, and carpenter and joiner by occupation, Raymond, was born at Girard, Macoupin Co., Ill., March 15, 1860, son of Jesse W. and Mary (KITZMILLER) MAY, he a prominent stock-dealer, born in Tennessee in 1830, who came to Illinois in 1855; she, also of Tennessee, born in 1835; they had five children - Florence, wife of J. A. BRADLEY; Millard F., Mary, Dora and Jessie; the latter died when four years of age. Our subject, after receiving an education in the schools of his native county, learned the carpenter and joiner's trade, and has assisted in building some of the principal business blocks of Raymond; he is at present (1882) engaged in building a residence for himself on one of the principal streets of Raymond. October 31, 1881, he married Miss Belle MILLER, born in Montgomery County April 21, 1862, daughter of Lemuel G. and Lucinda (LEE) MILLER, both of Greene County, Ill. Mr. MAY is a Freemason and a Democrat.

Extracted 20 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 230.

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