Charles Robert Wilson Minniear

2 March 1861–5 March 1940 (Age 79)
Pine Village, Adams Township, Warren, Indiana, United States

The Life of Charles Robert Wilson

When Charles Robert Wilson Minniear was born on 2 March 1861, in Pine Village, Adams Township, Warren, Indiana, United States, his father, Nelson Minniear, was 29 and his mother, Hannah Odle, was 24. He married Nellie Sarah Metsker Minniear on 2 March 1884. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Modesto Judicial Township, Stanislaus, California, United States in 1900 and Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States in 1910. He died on 5 March 1940, in Stanislaus, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Robert Wilson Minniear
Nellie Sarah Metsker Minniear
Marriage: 2 March 1884
Gertrude Sylvia Minniear
Goldie E. H. Minniear
Pearl Hariet Frances Minniear
Ore Nelson Minniear

Spouse and Children

2 March 1884


Parents and Siblings



    William Ashbury Minniear


    James Johnson Minniear



World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 8

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 21

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Perhaps a variant of Dutch Mynhier .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charles W Minnear, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles W Minniear, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles W Minniear, "United States Census, 1900"

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