Montye Mae Minor

18 October 1914–19 April 2009 (Age 94)
Taylor, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Montye Mae

When Montye Mae Minor was born on 18 October 1914, in Taylor, Kentucky, United States, her father, Sanford Minor, was 33 and her mother, Augusta Florence Wright, was 39. She married Charles Marvin Hill on 26 December 1936, in Kentucky Township, Jefferson, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Spurlington, Taylor, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Campbellsville, Taylor, Kentucky, United States in 2009. She died on 19 April 2009, in Taylor, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, Campbellsville, Taylor, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Marvin Hill
Montye Mae Minor
Marriage: 26 December 1936
Dr. Charles Russell Hill

Spouse and Children

26 December 1936
Kentucky Township, Jefferson, Kansas, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Augusta Florence Wright




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 12

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Age 27

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Miner .2 German: nickname, meaning ‘small(er)’, from Latin minor ‘less’, ‘smaller’.3 French: nickname meaning ‘younger’, from the same word as in 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Monta M Minor in household of Sanford Minor, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Montye M Minor in household of Sanford Minor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Montye Minor Hill, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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