Minerva Halestine Stegall

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

The Life Summary 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

  • Marriage
    8 September 1870
  • Parents and Siblings



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    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 stile or a steep uphill path; see Stile .

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

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    Sources (3)

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

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