David A. Milne (1864 - 1945) and Lilly Paton (1892 - ?)

David A. Milne was born 27 Jun 1864 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA.  He was the son of Andrew Milne and Jane Stringer.  He died 24 Jun 1945 while living in Monroe Township, Benton County, Iowa, USA.

Lillian "Lilly" L. Pattonwas born March, 1892 in Clark Twp., Tama County, Iowa, USA (near Dysart).  She was the daughter of Andrew Patton and Anna Urmy.  She apparently was enrolled in a school for the blind in 1905 (age 13).  She She died before 2005. 

They married about 1922, probably in Dysart, Tama County, Iowa, USA, and had three girls, the last two twins.

    Jane D. MIlne (11 Jun 1923 - 18 Feb 1992).  Jane married Bernard L. Bottomley before 1946.
    June D, Milne
(22 Jun 1928 - ?).  June married Raye Francis Keidel 03 Nov 1947 in Arkansas.
    Jean D. Milne
(22 Jun 1928 - ?).  Jean married Arthur J. Mitchell .

Notes for David A. Milne:

1900 census, Monroe TWP, Benton Co., IA: Charles Vaubel 36, Mar 1864, immigration 1882, years in country 18, Ger,Ger,Ger; Isabella 37, Dec 1862, IL Scotland Ireland; Jennie R. July 1889 10; Charles O. Feb. 1891 9; Earl May 1895 5; Thompsen, Herman servant Nov 1862 37 S GER GER GER immigration 1882 been here 18 nat farm laborer [looks like maybe they came together to this country]; Milne, David boarder [but really a brother-in-law] Jun 1860 39 IL SCOT IRE landlord.

1910 census, Clark, Tama, IA, Clark St., Dysart: Milne, David head 45 S IL SCOT IRE farmer; Van Winkle, Isaac roomer 64 M1 34y NJ NJ NJ own income; Brennan, Edward roomer 52 S CAN IRE ENG Caring horses.

1920 census, Clark, Tama, Iowa: Bates, Horace head 66 M OH NY OH insurance agent; Jessie wife 61 M IA NY NY; Milne, David roomer 55 S IL SCOT IRE no occ.

1925 Iowas census, Milne, David 60; Lilly wife 32; Jane 14 months?. father= Milne, Andrew Scotland mother= Stringer, Jane Ireland parents married in IL, Lilly 38 father= Paton, Andrew 61 IA, mother= Winns?, Anna age illegible IA parents married in IA

1930 census: Living in Dysart: Milne, David 66 M when 58 IL SCOT N IRE no occ; Lilly wife 38 M when 30 IA IA IA; Jane 6 IA, June 1 9/12 IA, Jean 1 9/12 IA. Next to James Milne b. 1870.

1938 Atlas of Benton Co., IA, landowners: MONROE 85N 12W 6 David Milne 80; MONROE 85N 12W 5 David Milne 80; MONROE 85N 12W 4 David Milne 40

Notes for Lillian L. Patton:

Googlebooks: State Univ. of Iowa, May 10, 1905; Report of the Opthalmic Surgeon; Iowa College for the Blind, Vinton, IA, Enrollment Table (p. 28) includes: 338 Lillian L. Paton female Dysart.


Left to Right: 1) "David Milne, Lyle's uncle, born June 27, 1864, died June 24, 1945", inscription by Mary Vaubel; 2) "Dave & Lil Milne Jane-sitting on bench, twins June-with father Jean-on mothers lap", inscription by Mary Vaubel; 3)  "Twins of Dave & Lil Milne, June Milne (left) Jean Milne (right) 1946 H.S. graduate", inscription by Mary Vaubel.

Jane D. Milne.  Left to Right: 1) unmarked, identified by LSP; 2) "Jane Milne 1941 Lyle's cousin", inscription by Mary Vaubel; 3) "Dave & Lil Milne's daughter Jane Milne (Bottomley) HS Graduate", inscription by Mary Vaubel.  The two on the right are probably high school graduation photographs.

June D. Milne.  Unmarked photo identified by LSP by comparison with the photo above of her with Jean.

"Jean Milne Mitchell (Dave's girl), twin of June", inscription by Mary Vaubel.

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