Miner Rickmyer

MaleAugust 1861–1 May 1901

Brief Life History of Miner

Miner Rickmyer was born in August 1861, in New York, United States. He married Minnie Morse on 12 April 1882, in Fonda, Mohawk, Montgomery, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 1 May 1901, in Johnstown, Fulton, New York, United States, at the age of 39.

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Miner Rickmyer
Minnie Morse
Marriage: 12 April 1882
Walter Rickmyer
Miner Rickmyer
Carrie Rickmyer
Ethel Amelia Rickmyre
Miner Benjamin Richmyre

Sources (2)

  • Miner Rickmyer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • M Rickmyer in entry for M B Rickmyer and Elsie Reynolds, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 April 1882Fonda, Mohawk, Montgomery, New York, United States
  • Children (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 2

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 11

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English minour, miner ‘miner’ (Old French mineor, mineur). In Cornwall this generally denoted a tin miner, but can refer to the excavation of coal or other minerals.

    Americanized form of German Meiner .

    Americanized form of French Ménard (see Menard ).

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

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