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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Family Time Line

William Gaylord
1675–1753
Joanna Minor
1683–1741
Marriage: 12 February 1707
Nathan Gaylard
1709–1769
Aaron Gaylard
1710–1767
Ruth Gaylord
1713–1714
Benjamin Gaylord 1
1715–1717
Joanna Gaylord
1717–1781
Ruth Gaylord
1719–1754
Benjamin Gaylard 2
1721–1792
Peter Gaylard
1723–1724
Mary Gaylard
1725–1795

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"

World Events (3)

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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