Joanna Minor

Female6 June 1683–24 May 1741

Brief Life History of Joanna

When Joanna Minor was born on 6 June 1683, in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Captain John Minor, was 48 and her mother, Elizabeth Booth, was 41. She married William Gaylard on 12 February 1706, 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, Gaylordsville, New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Gaylard
Joanna Minor
Marriage: 12 February 1706
Nathan Gaylard
Aaron Gaylard
Ruth Gaylard #1
Benjamin Gaylord 1
Joanna Gaylord
Ruth Gaylard 2
Benjamin Gaylard 2
Peter Gaylard
Mary Gaylard

Sources (13)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1706Pomperaug Plantation, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (2)

    1702 · Time line

    Age 19

    Town created 1712

    1712 · New Milford Connecticut

    Age 29


    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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