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Luther Theophilus Minter

Male 1852 - 1917  (65 years)


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  • Name Luther Theophilus Minter 
    Born 12 Feb 1852  Irisburg, Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 5D77663A39C84B1F8B6339663EA9574EF8E8 
    Died 11 May 1917  Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Oakwood Cemetery, Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1870 United States Federal Census: in Leatherwood, Henry, Virginia, Luther MINTER (18, farm laborer) with Mary A DAVIS (48, keeping house) and others.

      1880 United States Federal Census: in Irisburg, Henry, Virginia (all MINTER, all born Virginia), Luther T (28, farmer), Susan A (wife, 27, keeping house), Cora C (daughter, 6), Jennie J (daughter, 3) and Walter S (son, 10 months).
      Census done on 22 & 23 June 1880.

      1900 United States Federal Census: in Irisburg, Henry, Virginia (all MINTER, all born Virginia), Luther T (head, born Feb 1852, 48, married 28 years, farmer), Susan A (wife, born Jun 1852, 47, married 28 years, 8 children all living), Luther C (son, born Apr 1882, 18, farm laborer), James C (son, born Dec 1884, 15, farm laborer), Susa B (daughter, born Sep 1888, 11), Frank G (son, born Oct 1891, 8) and Sterling W (son, born Aug 1896, 3).

      1910 United States Federal Census: District 69, Martinsville, Henry, Virginia (all MINTER, all born Virginia), Luther T (head, 57, married 39 years, blacksmith, repair shop), Susan (wife, 56, married 39 years, 8 children all living), Susie (daughter, 26, stenographer, law office), James (son, 23, married 4 years, chauffeur), Annie M (daughter in law, 23, married 4 years, 1 child living), Sterling W (son, 13), James H (grandson, 2). Also Jermis MOOR (sister in law, 65, single).

      From findagrave.com, Jan 2015:
      THE HENRY BULLETIN, Friday, May 18, 1917, p. 2, col. 4:
      (edited)
      The people of Martinsville were greatly surprised Friday morning when they learned that Mr. Luther Theophilus Minter passed away during the night at his home on College Street.
      He was the son of the late Herbert and Katherine Armstrong Minter of this county, and he was 65 years old the 12th of last February.
      In 1872 he married Miss Susan A. Mohr of Chatham, Va., and resided in the Irisburg community until he came to Martinsville about 19 years ago.
      Besides his wife he is survived by eight children:
      Messrs. W. S. Minter of Culpeper, Va., J. C. Minter of Martinsville, F. G. Minter, Roanoke, S.W. Minter of Winston-Salem and Dr. L. C. Minter of New York.
      Mesdames J. M. Werth of Ceredo, W. Va., A. V. Christman of Waynesboro, Pa., and Miss Susie Minter of Martinsville. Also three brothers, Messrs. J. L. Minter of Martinsville, Edward Minter of Lynchburg and John Minter of Knoxville, Tenn, and two sisters, Mesdames J. H. Land of Henry Co., and Abner Martin of Graham, N. C.
      Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery.
      (source: Bruce Locke)
    Person ID I1027  America
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2015 

    Father Stephen Hubbard Minter,   b. 21 Dec 1827, Irisburg, Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1907, Irisburg, Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Katherine Katura "Kitty" ARMSTRONG,   b. 1832, Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1902, Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Between 1847 and 1848  Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F344  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susan Ann MOORE,   b. 16 Jun 1852, Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1937, Lynchburg, Bedford County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 7 Mar 1872  Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Cora Cornelia Minter,   b. Jul 1873, Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Virginia J "Jennie" Minter,   b. Between 1876 and 1877, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Walter Semple Minter,   b. 29 Aug 1880, Irisburg, Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1921, Culpeper, Culpeper County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     4. Dr Luther Calvin Minter,   b. Apr 1882, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1960, Greenville, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
     5. James Cleveland Minter,   b. 8 Apr 1885, Irisburg, Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1923, Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     6. Susan B "Susie" Minter,   b. Sep 1888, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Frank Gladstone Minter,   b. 26 Oct 1891, Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1962, Atlantic Ocean, off Nags Head, Dare County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     8. Sterling Waymer Minter,   b. 13 Aug 1896, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1959, Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S66] findagrave.com, November 2014 and later.

    2. [S52] http://www.cottagehill.com, April 2012.

    3. [S70] Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940, Ancestry.com, Nov 2014.