BENJAMIN F. McMILLAN, P. O. Saltville, was born December 29, 1844, at Lancaster, Pa.; moved to Polo, Ogle Co., Ill., in 1847, and located in Mitchell County, Kan., in 1874, where he is engaged in farming; has 130 acres of broom corn this year, yield about one ton to five acres, about two to one better than last year. Graduated at Northwestern College of Chicago, Ill. Preached for the past seven years. Married April 3, 1877, to Miss Julia Pratt. They have one child - Robert W. Enlisted in Company E, Ninety-second Illinois Mounted Infantry Volunteers, as private, August 6, 1862; discharged August 10, 1865, at the close of the war.
Saltville, one of the inland hamlets of Mitchell county, is located on Salt creek in the southeastern part of the county, about 12 miles south of Beloit, the county seat, and 7 miles northwest of Barnard, from which place it receives mail by rural route. The population in 1910 was 25..