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James Osborne Minter

Male 1861 - 1929  (67 years)


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  • Name James Osborne Minter 
    Born 13 Dec 1861  Leatherwood, Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID ABD57EBFA39B4B20B764C1A21CA6CD77EAB4 
    Died 10 Feb 1929  Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Minter Family Cemetery, Dyer's Store, Leatherwood, Henry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1900 United States Federal Census: in Leatherwood, Henry, Virginia (all MINTER, all born Virginia), John M (head, born Dec 1863, 36, farmer), Mary A (wife, born Feb(?) 1869, 31), David W (brother, born Jan 1868, 42, farmer) and James O (brother, born Dec 1861, 40(?), fruit tree agent).

      From findagrave.com:
      THE HENRY BULLETIN, Martinsville, Va., Fri., Feb. 15, 1929, p. 2, cols. 5-6 [edited].
      John O. Minter, highly respected citizen of the Leatherwood neighborhood in this county, died Sunday evening at his home following an illness of pneumonia. He was 68 years of age and a single man. He lived to himself for the past number of years. Funeral services were held from the late home Tuesday afternoon and burial made near Leatherwood.
      Surviving the deceased is one brother, John [sic!] M. Minter of Leatherwood, and one sister, Mrs. Belcher of Snow Creek, Franklin County.
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      [Ref. Anne Vestal-Miller: THE MARRIAGE REGISTER OF HENRY COUNTY, VIRGINIA, VOLUME I, 1853 - 1878, pp. 50-51, line #26, 11 April 1872: Charles F. Belcher, Age 22, Single, Born Franklin Co., Son of Benj. & Jane Belcher, Married Marcella E. Minter, Age 22, Single, Born Henry Co., Dau. of Wm. & Julia Minter.
      See also Anne Vestal-Miller: 1850 FEDERAL CENSUS OF HENRY COUNTY, VIRGINIA, Visit #57, MINTER: William, 22, Farmer; Julia H., Age 20; Marcella E., Age 8/12. source:Bruce Locke.
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      The surviving brother mentioned in the obituary, John M. Minter, is correct. Henry Co., VA Births 1853-1871 page 73, line 23 - John M. Minter, son of Wm. S.and Julia A. Minter born 05 Dec 1862 in Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA.
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      This obituary is actually for James Osborne MINTER, son of William S. or Williamson MINTER and Julia Ann LAW and grandson of Silas Frederick MINTER, Sr. and Nancy STULTZ.
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      Henry Co., VA Births 1853-1871 page 54, line 10 - James Osborn Minter, son of Williamson/Julia Ann Minter born 13 Dec 1860 in Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA.
    Person ID I913  America
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2015 

    Father William S. "Billy" Minter,   b. 1828, Dyer's Store, Leatherwood Community, Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1906, Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Julia Ann LAW,   b. Abt 1830, Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1878, Leatherwood, Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married 8 Jan 1849  Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F304  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret E HUNT,   b. Jan 1868, Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 12 Feb 1893  Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • According to www.cottagehill.com, divorced before 7 June 1900.
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F305  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.