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John Minter

Male 1736 - 1819  (82 years)


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  • Name John Minter 
    Born 12 Aug 1736  Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 28 Oct 1736  Folkestone SS Mary & Eanswythe, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 254 
    _UID FA60AF5EC3EE4E80AA541ACE8D637AA3D9B4 
    Died 27 May 1819  Dover Street, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 31 May 1819  Folkestone SS Mary & Eanswythe, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • John was a magistrate and in 1782 deputy mayor of Folkestone. The Kentish Gazette of 9 - 13 September 1785 reported "On Thursday last Mr John Minter was chosen Mayor of Folkestone, and Mr. Thomas Baker, Chamberlain, for the year ensuing".
      Gave bond in 1787 at the marriage of Jacob Stredwich, baker of Folkestone and Eleanor Hunt of Folkestone, spinster, 24.
      In 1791 promoted new turnpike road over Swingfield Minnis.
      In 1803 he was living at Dover Street, a magistrate aged 66.
      John's death was announced in the Kentish Gazette Friday 28 May 1819:
      "Death: May 27, at his house in Dover Street, Fokestone, John Minter Esq aged 83, one of the Jurats of that town."
      Monumental Inscription:
      "Mary wife of John Minter one of the Jurats, died 9 May 1792 age 55 leaving 2 sons daughter, John, Richard and Jane, also here 4 sons and 2 daughters of above namely Mary, John, Jane, Michael, Michael and Bartholomew. Mary died 20 Jan 1772 age 11, others in infancy. Also above Richard died 22 Dec 1793 age 24, above John born 12 Aug 1736 (O.S.) died 26th May 1819"
    Person ID I254  Folkestone, Kent
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2013 

    Father John Minter,   b. Bef 29 Jun 1707, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1750, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Mother Jane STEPHENSON,   b. 1712,   d. 1 Jan 1790, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 29 Jul 1731  Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary HUNT,   b. Abt 1737,   d. 9 May 1792, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 6 Sep 1759  Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • From original St Mary and St Eanswyth Folkestone Parish Register, examined by Cliff Minter February 2006, John Minter batchelor and Mary Hunt spinster both of this parish, by bann. Both signed. Witnesses John Hunt and Margaret Causey both signed.
    Children 
     1. Mary Minter,   b. Bef 26 Sep 1760, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1772, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 11 years)
     2. John Minter,   b. Bef 15 Jan 1762, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 13 Jun 1762, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     3. John Minter,   b. Bef 17 Feb 1764, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1840, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)
     4. Jane Minter,   b. Bef 6 Sep 1765, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Michael Minter,   b. Bef 15 May 1767, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 6 Sep 1772, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 5 years)
     6. Richard Minter,   b. Bef 25 Apr 1769, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1793, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years)
     7. Jane Minter,   b. Bef 15 Nov 1771, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 22 Jun 1836, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     8. Michael Minter,   b. Bef 2 Jan 1774, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 5 Oct 1777, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 3 years)
     9. Bartholomew Minter,   b. Bef 13 Dec 1775, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 18 Aug 1776, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F14  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Aug 1736 - Folkestone, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 28 Oct 1736 - Folkestone SS Mary & Eanswythe, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Sep 1759 - Folkestone, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 May 1819 - Dover Street, Folkestone, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 31 May 1819 - Folkestone SS Mary & Eanswythe, Kent Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S12] Cliff Minter.

    2. [S15] IGI.

    3. [S12] Cliff Minter (Reliability: 3).
      reported in the newspaper that John 'died May 27 at his house in Dover Street, Folkstone, John Minter Esq. aged 83, one of the Jurats of that town.' Monumental Inscription gives date as 26 May.
      Cliff Minter; reported in the newspaper that John 'died May 27 at his house in Dover Street, Folkstone, John Minter Esq. aged 83, one of the Jurats of that town.'.

    4. [S13] IGI & Cliff Minter.