Minerva Yewell

12 April 1812–1875 (Age 62)
Oldham, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Minerva

When Minerva Yewell was born on 12 April 1812, in Oldham, Kentucky, United States, her father, Jeremiah M "Jerry" Yewell, was 29 and her mother, Susannah Pope, was 34. She married Richard Simms Small on 26 September 1831, in Oldham, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1875, in Daviess, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Richard Simms Small
1803–1868
Minerva Yewell
1812–1875
Marriage: 26 September 1831
James A Small
1835–1904
Sarah E Small
1849–
Worden Pope Small
1840–1906
Alice L Small
1842–1903
Anna Elizabeth Small
1846–1929
Jeremiah Yewell Small
1847–1933
Kate Small
1857–1927

Spouse and Children

    Richard Simms Small

    Male1803–1868Male

    Female1812–1875Female

MARRIAGE
26 September 1831
Oldham, Kentucky, United States
children

(7)

    James A Small

    Male1835–1904Male

    Worden Pope Small

    Male1840–1906Male

    Alice L Small

    Female1842–1903Female

    Female1846–1929Female

    Jeremiah Yewell Small

    Male1847–1933Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jeremiah M "Jerry" Yewell

    Male1782–1862Male

    Susannah Pope

    Female1778–1815Female

siblings

(6)

    Albert G Yewell

    Male1807–1882Male

    Allen Pope Yewell

    Male1809–1870Male

    Sally Yewell

    Female1810–Female

    Female1812–1875Female

    Female1813–1872Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 6

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 18

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Yule .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Minora Small in household of Richard S Small, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Minerva Small in household of R S Small, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Minerva Jewell in entry for Kate Mrs Skillmon, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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