Rev. W. G. McMillan, a prominent citizen of Charlotte, was born September 14, 1846, in what is now Houston County, being the second of a family of twelve children of Daniel G. and Sallie Anne (Nichols) McMillan, natives of Houston County. He was reared on a farm, and secured a limited, early education, which he has much improved in his leisure hours. He has taught school about seventeen years. He is also a good surveyor, and learned the art under W. H. Fessey, of Montgomery County. He was elected county surveyor of Houston County in 1875, and held the position till 1877. He then removed to Dickson County and followed teaching till 1885, having been superintendent of instruction of the county from 1878 to 1884. In July, 1885, he was elected county surveyor of Dickson County, in the duties of which he is now employed. He is also a farmer by occupation, and owns 343 acres of land, 100 acres of which is bottom land and very valuable. He was married, December 27, 1876, to Susie Hutton, a native of Dickson County, the result of this union being four children: Anna, Maggie B., Fannie E. and Nora L. Himself and wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, and he is a minister in that church. He is a worthy and enterprising citizen of the county and bears the esteem of his fellow-beings.