William Minchin

Brief Life History of William

When William Minchin was born on 9 October 1842, in Tanworth in Arden, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Minchin, was 22 and his mother, Mary Ann Redding, was 22. He married Sarah Ann Gunn on 13 April 1873, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Aston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years and Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. He died in September 1908, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 65.

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William Minchin
Sarah Ann Minchin
John Thomas Minchin
Harriet Minchin
Florence Edith Minchin
William Minchin
Maud Minchin
George Minchin

Sources (19)

  • William Minchin, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Menchin, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Minchin, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): nickname from Old English minchen ‘nun’ (Old English mynecen), perhaps a joking name for a coy or demure person. Compare Nunn .

French: from a diminutive of minche, a dialect form of French mince ‘slender, thin’.

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

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