Minerva Shriver

8 August 1848–4 July 1936 (Age 87)
Shriver Run, Monongalia, Virginia

The Life of Minerva

When Minerva Shriver was born on 8 August 1848, her father, Joseph Henry Shriver, was 35 and her mother, Rebecca Jane Wright, was 37. She married Robert Anderson Wear in 1871. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Battelle District, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States in 1880 and Monongalia, West Virginia, United States in 1900. She died on 4 July 1936, in Newcomerstown, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Belmont, Belmont, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Anderson Wear
1839–1903
Minerva Shriver
1848–1936
Marriage: 1871
Mary M. Wear
1872–
Sherman E, Wear
1876–
Zella E. Wear
1880–1881
Amanda Jane Wear
1884–1907
Stella Blake Wear
1894–1983

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1871
children

(5)

    Mary M. Wear

    Female1872–Female

    Sherman E, Wear

    Male1876–Male

    Zella E. Wear

    Female1880–1881Female

    Female1884–1907Female

    Female1894–1983Female

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Henry Shriver

    Male1812–1890Male

    Rebecca Jane Wright

    Female1810–1885Female

siblings

(11)

    Mary Polly Shriver

    Female1834–1916Female

    Male1837–1905Male

    Female1840–1917Female

    Elizabeth "Eliza" Louisa Shriver

    Female1842–1913Female

    Jonathan Shriver

    Male1844–1917Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 13

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 24

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Schriever .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Minverva Shriver in household of Joseph Shriver, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Manirva Shirver in household of Joseph Shriver, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Minerva Shriver in household of Joseph Shriver, "United States Census, 1870"

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