When Howard Haywood Minott was born on 13 July 1772, in Putney, Windham, Vermont, United States, his father, Benjamin Minot, was 28 and his mother, Betsey Sawyer, was 21. He married Martha "Patty" Sabin on 2 February 1795. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 8 November 1843, in Herkimer, New York, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Herkimer, New York, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Eugenie, Remy.
English (West Midlands): variant of Minett .
Altered form of French Minot , reflecting the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t.