Samuel Minor

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Minor was born on 26 July 1708, in Lyme, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, William Minor, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Anna Beckwith, was 31. He married Anna Dow on 9 March 1740, in Camp Alfred Vail, Eatontown, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 11 October 1745, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Minor
1708–1745
Anna Dow
1719–
Marriage: 9 March 1740
William Minor
1739–
Bertha Minor
1743–
Samuel Minor
1745–
Miner
Unknown Minor
Lydia Minor
1746–

Sources (8)

  • Samuel Minor, "Connecticut, Births and Baptisms, 1639-1941"
  • Samuel Minor, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Samuell Minor, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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Name Meaning

English: variant of Miner .

German: Latinized (humanistic) form of Klein or Kleiner , from Latin minor ‘less, smaller’.

Altered form of French Ménard (see Menard ), reflecting the characteristic Canadian and American French rounding of the -ard ending.

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

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