Henry Minks

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Minks was born on 11 April 1815, in Lee, Virginia, United States, his father, John Peter Minks, was 30 and his mother, Hannah Jayne, was 29. He married Emelia Sare on 19 October 1837, in Indian Creek Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Monroe, Indiana, United States in 1840. He died on 24 March 1865, in Indian Creek Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Monroe, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Minks
1815–1865
Emelia Sare
1818–1880
Marriage: 19 October 1837
Sarah Jane E Minks
1838–1897
Stephen William Minks
1840–1910
Ingobe Ann Minks
1842–1880
Thomas R Minks
1843–1910
Mary Melissa Minks
1853–

Sources (7)

  • Henry Minks, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Henry Minks, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Harry Minks, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1816

Indiana is the 19th state.

1818

Historical Boundaries 1818: Monroe, Indiana, United States

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Polish and Jewish Minkus .

German: variant of Mink .

English (mainly southeastern): variant of Mings .

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

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