Joanna Minor

6 June 1683–24 May 1741 (Age 57)
Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Joanna

When Joanna Minor was born on 6 June 1683, in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Captain John Minor I, 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 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 Gaylard
Joanna Minor
Marriage: 12 February 1706
Nathan Gaylard
Aaron Gaylard
Ruth Gaylard
Benjamin Gaylord
Joanna Gaylord
Ruth Gaylard
Benjamin Gaylard
Peter Gaylard
Mary Gaylard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1706Woodbury, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
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    +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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    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"

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