Henry Minks

11 April 1815–24 March 1865 (Age 49)
Lee, Virginia, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Minks was born on 11 April 1815, in Lee, Virginia, United States, his father, Peter Minks Sr., 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
Emelia Sare
Marriage: 19 October 1837
Sarah Jane E Minks
Stephen W Minks
Ingobe Ann Minks
Thomas R Minks
Mary Melissa Minks

Spouse and Children


    Emelia Sare


19 October 1837
Indian Creek Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States


    Sarah Jane E Minks



    Ingobe Ann Minks


    Thomas R Minks



Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

Indiana is the 19th state.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 9

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 15

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Minks, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Henry Minks, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry Minks, "United States Census, 1850"

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