Minerva Halestine Stegall

April 1854–22 July 1871 (Age 17)
Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Minerva Halestine

When Minerva Halestine Stegall was born in April 1854, in Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States, her father, Solomon Jackson Stegall, was 36 and her mother, Alcy Jane Johnson, was 36. She married W.() D. Mixon on 8 September 1870. She died on 22 July 1871, at the age of 17, and was buried in Troy Cemetery, Troy, Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

W.() D. Mixon
Minerva Halestine Stegall
1854–1871
Marriage: 8 September 1870

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 September 1870

Parents and Siblings

    Solomon Jackson Stegall

    Male1818–1899Male

    Alcy Jane Johnson

    Female1818–1896Female

siblings

(9)

    Elizabeth A. Stegall

    Female1837–1925Female

    Sarah Bernice Stegall

    Female1840–1919Female

    Mary Jane Stegall

    Female1840–1879Female

    William Henry Stegall

    Male1841–1920Male

    Lydia Stegall

    Female1849–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1861

Age 7

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a steep uphill path, Middle English stegele, Old English stigol.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Minverva Stegall in household of Solomon Stegall, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Minerva H Stegall Mixon, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Minerva Halestine Stegall - Government record: Census record

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