Hannah Minor (Avery) (1644 - 1721) MP

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Birthplace: New London, New London Co., CT, USA
Death: Died in Stonington, New London Co., CT
Managed by: Glen Lofton Bedgood
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About Hannah Minor (Avery)

   THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC. Pages 79 & 80.

Was born Oct 11 1644, at Gloucester, Mass.; m. June 20, 1666, at New London, Conn, Ephraim Minor, son of Thomas and Grace (Palmer) Minor, of Stonington, Conn. He was baptized May 1, 1642, at Hingham, Mass. He lived at Stonington, Conn.; was a farmer; freeman, 1669; deputy to the general court, 1676, 1677, 1781, 1690-1693, 1699, 1701-1706, 1713; lieutenant of train band. He served in the King Philip war and for his service received arable land and cedar swamp in Voluntown.

Thomas Minor, the father of Ephraim, in his famous diary records:

April, 1666: "The 11th day wensday The macth was made up between Ephraim and hanah Averie I gave the 2 horses to Ephraim and Josepth to buy Their weding suts sabath day the 15th Sabath day 22 Ephraim and hanah Averie was put over the meeting house dore."

In June of the same year he writes: wensday the 20, our Ephraim was married. ' '

"Ephraim sonn of Thomas Minor and Hanah daughter of James Averie were married ye 20 day of June 1666 by me Obediah Bruen." (Stonington Records.)

       From Minor's diary we learn that Ephraim was one of the nine who "begun the Church at Stonington in June 1674."
       The records often read: "Church met at Ephraim Minor's house."
       Mrs. Hannah Minor died Aug. 22, 1721; Mr. Ephraim Minor died May 19, 1724, both at Stonington, Conn.
   MINOR'S DIARY, by Thomas Minor,
       Feb. 1674-5. "the 28 day was sabath day Ephraim's wife was ppounded to the Chruch.
       "The 14. of March 1675. Hanah minor Ephraim's wife was admitted."
   THOMAS MINOR DESCENDANTS, by John Augustus Miner. pp. 21.
      Hannah died 22 August 1721 and is buried in Taugwonk, North Stonington.
   THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON CONN., by Richard Ansel Wheeler, pages 201.
       3. Hannah, b. at Glouscester, Oct. 11, 1644, m. Ephraim Miner, June 20, 1666, (No. 15) that family.
   THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., by Richard Ansel Wheeler, page 260.
       Elizabeth Miner (No. 42), daughter of Ephraim and Hannah (Avery) Miner.
   THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., by Richard A. Wheeler, page 466.
       15. Ephraim, bapt. in Hingham, Mass, May 1, 1642, m. Hannah Avery, Jan. 20, 1766.
   THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., by Richard A. Wheeler, page 467.
       Ephriam Miner (No. 15) married Hannah Avery June 20, 1666 (No. 3), that family.

-------------------- From findagrave.com:

Birth: Oct 11 1644, New London, New London Co, CT, USA

Death: Aug 22 1721, Stonington, New London Co, CT, USA

Hannah Avery was wife of Ephraim Minor.

Burial: Taugwonk, New London Co, CT, USA

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Hannah Minor's Timeline

1644
October 11, 1644
New London, New London Co., CT, USA
1666
January 20, 1666
Age 21
Stonington, New London County, CT, USA
1667
April 5, 1667
Age 22
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA
1668
June 22, 1668
Age 23
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
1669
December 27, 1669
Age 25
Taugwonk, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
1671
April 20, 1671
Age 26
Taugwonk, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
1672
September 17, 1672
Age 27
Taugwonk, Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
1674
April 30, 1674
Age 29
Taugwonk, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
1675
December 9, 1675
Age 31
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA
1676
April 15, 1676
Age 31
Taugwonk, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States