Million, Thomas Henry (1885-1956)


Thomas was born on 26 December at Cockfield, Co. Durham, to parents Edward, an coal miner (1891) and assurance agent (1901), and Jane. He was baptised on 5 May 1886 at St Helen, Auckland, Co. Durham.

Census returns identify the following occupations for Thomas.

  • 1901 solicitor’s clerk
  • 1911 theological student

Thomas emigrated to USA, arriving at Philadelphia on 23 March 1912. There he worked initially as a collection agent (passport application) and later as a credit manager for an electric company (1930).

The 1930 USA census return records Thomas married to Ethel Jane Harrison (1895-1982) with three children. They married in early 1923 in the Auckland Registration District, Co. Durham. Census returns identify three children.

  • Edward (b abt1923)
  • Thomas (1925-1988)
  • Jean (b abt1926)

Thomas died in 1956 and was buried at Seaville Methodist Cemetery, Cape May County, New Jersey, USA.


  • 1911 Richmond, Yorks
  • 1912 ceased


W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

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