Minerva Isabell Thompson

23 June 1851–6 December 1925 (Age 74)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Minerva Isabell

When Minerva Isabell Thompson was born on 23 June 1851, in Tennessee, United States, her father, William “Jobe” Thompson, was 36 and her mother, Winnie Phillips, was 29. She married Isaac Dewit Janeway on 7 November 1871, in Knox, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Washington, Tennessee, United States in 1860 and Justice Precinct 4, Fannin, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 6 December 1925, in Bonham, Fannin, Texas, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Dewit Janeway
1852–1941
Minerva Isabell Thompson
1851–1925
Marriage: 7 November 1871
Tanessa Janeway
1876–
Lonnie Lee Janeway
1878–1964
Charles L. Janeway
1881–1960
Annie Ruth Janeway
1883–1967
Samuel Dewitt Janeway
1888–1966
Jimmie Carlos Janeway
1890–1974
Jessie Janeway
1891–1970
Bertha Janeway
1894–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 November 1871
Knox, Tennessee, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 11

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 21

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Thomas . Thompson is widely distributed throughout Britain, but is most common in northern England and northern Ireland.2 Americanized form of Thomsen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • M E Janeway in household of I B Janeway, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Minervie A Janeway in household of Isaac D Janeway, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Menervia A Janeway in household of Isaac Janeway, "United States Census, 1900"

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