William C Miner

Male8 October 1821–

Brief Life History of William C

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.

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William C Miner
Betsey Ann Perkins
Marriage: 13 September 1846

Sources (5)

  • Wm C Miner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William A. Miner, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • William C Miner, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 September 1846New London, Connecticut, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 4

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

    Age 8

    Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.


    Age 42

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    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 ).

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

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