John Thomas Minns

6 July 1875–12 May 1958 (Age 82)
Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Thomas

When John Thomas Minns was born on 6 July 1875, in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George T Minns Sr., was 29 and his mother, Alice Hunter, was 28. He married Florence Gilbert about 1895, in DuBois, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Sandy Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Sandy, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 12 May 1958, in DuBois, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Morningside Cemetery, Sandy Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Thomas Minns
1875–1958
Florence Gilbert
1879–1947
Marriage: about 1895
Elwood David Minns
1896–1993
Bessie Elizabeth Minns
1899–1990
Ella Minns
1901–1990
Anna Mae Minns
1902–1992
John Minns JR
1904–1984
Florence Belle Minns
1906–1946
Harry Nelson Minns
1908–1997
Robert Minns
1909–1912
Thomas John Minns
1913–2003
Estella Louise Minns
1915–2009

Spouse and Children

    Male1875–1958Male

    Florence Gilbert

    Female1879–1947Female

MARRIAGE
about 1895
DuBois, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(10)

    Male1896–1993Male

    Bessie Elizabeth Minns

    Female1899–1990Female

    Ella Minns

    Female1901–1990Female

    Anna Mae Minns

    Female1902–1992Female

    John Minns JR

    Male1904–1984Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George T Minns Sr.

    Male1845–1922Male

    Alice Hunter

    Female1846–1912Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 2

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Norfolk): metronymic from a medieval female personal name, Minna ( see Minett ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John T Minns, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John T Minns, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John T Minns, "United States Census, 1910"

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