When Minnie M Poyer was born on 11 May 1880, in Otho, Webster, Iowa, United States, her father, Warren Clark Poyer, was 28 and her mother, Esther Maria Van Valkenburg, was 26. She married Oscar Monroe Hudson on 6 January 1898, in Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Otho Township, Webster, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1910. She died on 8 February 1958, at the age of 77.
French: from Old French poier ‘power’, probably used as a nickname for a strong individual.
English (of Norman origin): variant of Power . The name is found mainly in Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire, Wales.
Americanized form of the Czech ethnic name Pojer ‘Bavarian’ or of its variant Pojar .