Minerva Permelia Cline

about 1868–26 January 1954 (Age 86)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Minerva Permelia

When Minerva Permelia Cline was born about 1868, in Missouri, United States, her father, Jacob M Cline, was 38 and her mother, Anna Jane Hankins, was 37. She married Martin Argyle Powell on 10 January 1889, in Charity, Dallas, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Washington Township, Dallas, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. She died on 26 January 1954, in Exeter, Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 86.

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Martin Argyle Powell
Minerva Permelia Cline
Marriage: 10 January 1889
Grace M. Powell

Spouse and Children

10 January 1889
Charity, Dallas, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob M Cline


    Anna Jane Hankins




    John Edward Cline


    Mary E Cline


    Martha Ann Cline


    Sarah Jane Cline


    Matilda Drusilla Cline


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 0

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 1

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 23

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of German Klein or a Jewish (Ashkenazic) variant of this name.2 Variant spelling of Scottish or Irish Clyne .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nerva P Powell in household of George W Cline, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Manerva P Cline in household of Jacob Cline, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Minerva Powell in household of M A Powell, "United States Census, 1910"

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