Abel Minor

Brief Life History of Abel

When Abel Minor was born on 7 June 1755, in Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Samuel Minor, was 40 and his mother, Esther Gallup, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Minor
1715–1773
Esther Gallup
1718–1779
George Miner
1744–1744
Thomas George Miner
1745–1827
Amos Miner
1747–1836
Moses Miner
1749–
Esther Miner
1750–1821
Adam Minor
1753–
Abel Minor
1755–
Peleg Minor
1757–
Ephraim Minor
1758–1827
Samuel Minor
1758–

Sources (2)

  • Abel Minor, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Abel Minor, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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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