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Hannah Minor (Avery)

Birthplace: New London, New London County, Connecticut
Death: August 22, 1721 (76)
Stonington, New London, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Stonington, New London Co., CT, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Capt. James Avery; Joanna Avery and Joanne Avery
Wife of Ephraim Minor and Lt. Ephraim Minor
Mother of Grace Palmer; Capt Ephraim Minor, Jr; Thomas Minor; Hannah Frink; Rebecca Grant and 7 others
Sister of Capt. James Avery; Marie Minor; Capt. Thomas Avery; John Avery, Sr.; Rebecca Potts and 3 others

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About Hannah Minor

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 78-80

Hannah 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.


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

October 11, 1644
New London, New London County, Connecticut
June 22, 1668
Age 23
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony, United States
December 17, 1669
Age 25
Stonington, New London, Connecticut
April 20, 1671
Age 26
Stonington, New London, Connecticut
September 17, 1672
Age 27
Taugwonk, Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
April 30, 1674
Age 29
Taugwonk, Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
March 30, 1679
Age 34
Taugwonk, Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony