Minerva A Amick

8 November 1849–9 May 1911 (Age 61)
Bern Township, Athens, Ohio, United States

The Life of Minerva A

When Minerva A Amick was born on 8 November 1849, in Bern Township, Athens, Ohio, United States, her father, George Davis Amick, was 18 and her mother, Mary Linn Sterritt, was 31. She married Norman Slocum on 28 November 1872, in Cass, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Liberty Election Precinct, Cass, Nebraska, United States in 1885 and Rock Bluff, Cass, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 May 1911, in Cass, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Cass, Nebraska, United States.

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Norman Slocum
Minerva A Amick
Marriage: 28 November 1872
child Amick
Mamie E. Slocum
Ada Myrtle Slocum
Ida L. Slocum
Edward Davis Slocum

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28 November 1872
Cass, Nebraska, United States


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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 11

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 17

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Emig , a derivative of the Germanic personal name Emmerich ( see Emmerich ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • M A Slocum in household of Norman Slocum, "Nebraska, State Census, 1885"
  • Margery Aurick in household of George Aurick, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Minerva Amich in household of George G Amich, "United States Census, 1850"

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