Joanna Minor

Brief Life History of Joanna

When Joanna Minor was born on 6 June 1683, in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, John Minor, was 48 and her mother, Elizabeth Booth, was 41. She married William Gaylord on 12 February 1707, in Pomperaug Plantation, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 24 May 1741, in Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 57, and was buried in Gaylordsville Cemetery, New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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William Gaylord
Joanna Minor
Marriage: 12 February 1707
Nathan Gaylard
Aaron Gaylard
Ruth Gaylord
Benjamin Gaylord 1
Joanna Gaylord
Ruth Gaylord
Benjamin Gaylard 2
Peter Gaylard
Mary Gaylard

Sources (14)

  • Joanna Minor Gaylord, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Joanna Minor, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Jahanna in entry for William Gaylard, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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1702 · Time line

Town created 1712

1712 · New Milford Connecticut



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Name Meaning

English: variant of Miner .

German: Latinized (humanistic) form of Klein or Kleiner , from Latin minor ‘less, smaller’.

Altered form of French Ménard (see Menard ), reflecting the characteristic Canadian and American French rounding of the -ard ending.

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

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