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 James 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
Marriage: 8 September 1870

Spouse and Children

8 September 1870

Parents and Siblings

    Solomon James Stegall


    Alcy Jane Johnson




    Elizabeth A. Stegall


    Sarah Bernice Stegall


    Mary Jane Stegall


    William Henry Stegall


    Lydia Stegall


+4 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 7

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

Age 9

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

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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