Historical records matching Minnie Warren
About Minnie Warren
Profile photo: pictured with Commodore Nutt
Huldah Pierce Warren Bump (June 2, 1849 – July 23, 1878), better known as Minnie Warren, was a 19th century dwarf who gained fame as an associate of P.T. Barnum. Her sister, Lavinia Warren, was married to General Tom Thumb.
She was born in Middleborough, Massachusetts as Huldah Pierce Warren Bump, a descendant of a French Catholic family named Bonpasse, of Governor Thomas Mayhew, and five different Mayflower passengers: John Billington, Francis Cooke, Edward Doty, Stephen Hopkins, and Richard Warren - New England families which intermarried many-times over.
She married another dwarf, Edmund Newell. She died in childbirth on July 23, 1878, and was buried in Nemasket Hill Cemetery, Middleborough.