Robert B. Milne (1869 - ?) and Lillian K. Fintzel (1878 - 1964)

Robert B. Milne was born in 1869 in Monroe Twp., Benton County, Iowa, USA.  He was the son of Andrew Milne and Jane Stringer.

Lillian K. Fintzel was born 12 Feb 1878 in Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin, USA and died Nov 1864 in Iowa, USA.  She was the daughter of Frank Fintzel and Christina Pfeffer.  She married first John Miller (b. Mar 1871 in Scotland) about 1896 in South Dakota, USA.  He died abt 1901 in Madison, Lake County, South Dakota, USA.

Robert and Lillian married about 1902 in South Dakota, and had one son:

Donald R. "Pinky" Milne (09 Jun 1906, South Dakota, USA - Feb 1982, Hayward, Sawyer County, Wisconsin, USA). 

Notes for Robert B. Milne:

DOB: Newspaper Article, Dysart, IA paper

1900 census, Clark, Tama, Iowa: Milne, Robert B. boarder Jul 1870 29 IA SCOT IRE insurance agent; boarding with Richardson, William D. & fam & another lodger.

1901-1902: moved to Madison, Lake Co., SD, where his future wife Lillian and most of her family were already living.

Donald was born in South Dakota in 1907, and there is a photo of David and Lillian taken by a photographer in Jamestown, North Dakota, so they briefly went west and returned.

1910 census, Waterloo Ward 2, Black Hawk, IA: Milne, Robert 39 M1 8y IA SVOT IRE salesman real estate; Lillian wife 36 M2 8y 2ch 1liv WI GER GER; Donald son 3 SD IA WI.

1920 census, Big Creek, Black Hawk, Iowa: Milne, Robert B. 49 M IA SCOT IRE no occ; Lillian K. wife 42 WI GER GER dressmaker at home; Donald R. son 13 South Dakota IA WI.

1925 IA census: Milne, Robert B. 53 IA Andrew Milne SCO Jane Stringer IRE; Lillian wife 48 WI Frank Fintzel GER Christina Pfeffer GER; Donald son 18 Robert Milne Lillian Fintzel.

1930 census, Waterloo, Black Hawk, IA, 308 West North St.: Milne, Robert B. head 59 M when 32 IA Scot N.IRE safety man meat packing plant; Lillian K. wife 53 M when 26 WI GER GER; Donald R. son 23 S SD IA WI asst. checker meat packing plant; Penney, Walter lodger 23 S. IA IA IA clerk checker meat packing plant.

1938 Atlas of Benton Co., IA, landowners: MONROE 85N 12W 3 Robert Milne 80

Notes for Lillian K. Fintzel:

Social Security Death Index Name: Lillian Milne SSN: 484-05-9856 Last Residence: Iowa Born: 12 Feb 1878 Died: Nov 1964 State (Year) SSN issued: Io


Left to Right: 1) "Robert & Lillian Milne, Donald's parents", inscription by Mary Vaubel; 2)  "'Pinky', Donald Milne", inscription by Mary Vaubel.

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