When William C Miner was born on 8 October 1821, in New London, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Nathaniel C. Miner, was 33 and his mother, Betsey Thomas, was 37. He married Betsey Ann Perkins on 13 September 1846, in New London, Connecticut, United States.
English: occupational name from Middle English minour, miner ‘miner’ (Old French mineor, mineur). In Cornwall this generally denoted a tin miner, but can refer to the excavation of coal or other minerals.
Americanized form of German Meiner .
Americanized form of French Ménard (see Menard ).