When Thomas Harlin Miner was born on 24 September 1878, in Deep River, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States, his father, Thomas Benjamin Miner, was 31 and his mother, Nancy Ellen Messenger, was 23. He married Lona Adela Potter on 21 June 1911, in Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Lincoln Township, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1925. He died on 30 January 1929, in Deep River, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Deep River, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States.
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 ).