Minerva Granger

about 1805–13 August 1850 (Age 45)
Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Minerva

When Minerva Granger was born about 1805, in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Martin Granger, was 44 and her mother, Sarah Griffin, was 42. She married Rensselaer Fish in 1830, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 13 August 1850, in Belvidere, Boone, Illinois, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rensselaer Fish
1806–
Minerva Granger
1805–1850
Marriage: 1830
Fish
1826–
Fish
1828–
Fish
1829–
Sarah Ann Augusta Fish
1830–1921
Franklin Fish
1836–
James Minard Fish
1837–1890
Charles Fish
1848–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1830
New York, United States
children

(7)

    Fish

    Female1826–Female

    Fish

    Male1828–Male

    Fish

    Male1829–Male

    Sarah Ann Augusta Fish

    Female1830–1921Female

    Franklin Fish

    Male1836–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 7

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1818

Age 13

Illinois is the 21st state.

Name Meaning

English and French: occupational name for a farm bailiff, responsible for overseeing the collection of rent in kind into the barns and storehouses of the lord of the manor. This official had the Anglo-Norman French title grainger, Old French grangier, from Late Latin granicarius, a derivative of granica ‘granary’ ( see Grange ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Minerva Fish in household of Ranseller Fish, "United States Census, 1850"

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