New!! Millington Cemeteries online!
| Edwin C. Brainerd is credited with
being the first white settler in Millington Township on December 24th 1850. He and his
family were the only white settlers here for the first 3 years. On February 24th 1852
Elvira Brainerd was born, the first white person born in Millington Township. The
following Proclamation was made in August 1954, the Centennial of Millington Township.
WHEREAS, The first recorded settler of Millington, Township was E.E.Brainerd who settled in section six, December 1850 and was the only white settler until 1853, and
WHEREAS, the first settlement in Millington Township originally known as Podunk, was platted Lanesville in 1860, later platted as Millington in 1872, and
WHEREAS, It is fitting that the citizens of Millington Township and the Village of Millington honor the memory of these early settlers and commemorate the thriving existence of our township and village for 100 years.
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Created by Clayton Betzing, October 2, 1999
Updated July 15, 2001