Joanna Minor

6 June 1683–24 May 1741 (Age 58)
Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life 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 Woodbury, 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 New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Gaylordsville Cemetery, New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Gaylard
1675–1753
Joanna Minor
1683–1741
Marriage: 12 February 1706
Nathan Gaylard
1709–1769
Aaron Gaylard
1710–1767
Ruth Gaylard
1713–1714
Benjamin Gaylord
1715–1717
Joanna Gaylord
1717–1781
Ruth Gaylard
1719–1754
Benjamin Gaylard
1721–1792
Peter Gaylard
1723–1724
Mary Gaylard
1725–1795

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 February 1706
Woodbury, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(9)

    Male1709–1769Male

    Male1710–1767Male

    Ruth Gaylard

    Female1713–1714Female

    Benjamin Gaylord

    Male1715–1717Male

    Female1717–1781Female

+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

1712-1751

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Miner .2 German: nickname, meaning ‘small(er)’, from Latin minor ‘less’, ‘smaller’.3 French: nickname meaning ‘younger’, from the same word as in 2.

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

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Sources (3)

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

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