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John Minnick

John Minnick1 was born on 22 Jun 1822 in Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.24

He married Elizabeth Mary Jones on 28 Oct 1843 in Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.34

He lived in Montgomery Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States on 1 Oct 1850.5

He  purchased land being 60 feet off from East side lot 2 block 11 _____’s Addition to Kewanee from James Huchins for $190 down toward purchase cost of $515 with 6% interest on balance on 7 Apr 1856 in Henry, Illinois, United States.3,6

John  purchased land being sixty (60) feet off of the east side of lot no 2 two in Block on 1 Apr 1857 in Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois.7

In 1860 he ran Main Street Boot and Shoe Store in Kewanee, Henry, Illinois, United States.8

He lived in Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois on 13 Jun 1860.9

John sold land being 60 feet off East side lot 2 block 11 in Fenney’s first addition to the town of Kewanee to Henry Glazin for $356 on 9 Sep 1861 in Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois.10

He  purchased land being lot 8 in block 23 for $150 from W. N. Blish, Hannah Blish, Chas C. Blish, Elizabeth P. Blish of Henry County Illinois and Thomas Blish, Wealthy A. Blish and George C. Blish of Jo Davies County Illinois on 20 May 1862 in Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois.11

In Jun 1863 he was a shoe saler in the Fifth Congressional District in Illinois, United States.12

John  purchased land being lot 9 block 23 Kewanee from George Blackstock and Esther his wife for $415 on 24 Oct 1863 in Henry, Illinois, United States.13

He sold land land being lot 9 block 23 Kewanee to Jacob Smith for $400 on 4 Jun 1867 .14

He married Phebe Tripp on 1 Mar 1870 in Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois.1519

He lived in Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois on 27 Aug 1870.20

John sold land being lot number eight (8) in block 23 in the town of Kewanee on 10 Feb 1876 in Henry, Illinois, United States.21

He worked with boots and shoes  in Henry, Illinois, United States.22

He was Methodist.22

John sold land land being the West 25 ft of East 50 feet of lot 10 block 22 Kewanee and also the middle 1/3 of E 1/2 N1/2 lot 9 block 22 to Louisa Winter for $1150 on 18 Jan 1879 in Henry, Illinois, United States.23

He lived in Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois on 11 Jun 1880.24

He lived in Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois on 1 Jun 1900.25

John died on 21 Apr 1903 at the age of 80 in Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois.23,2629

He was buried on 23 Apr 1903 at Kewanee Cemetery in Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois.2,28

George Tunnicliffe filed for an administrator’s bond for John Minnick’s estate on 30 Apr 1903 in Henry, Illinois, United States.30 He had an administrator appointed for his estate  on 6 May 1903 in Henry, Illinois, United States.31 He had an inventory filed for his probate on 19 Jun 1903 in Henry, Illinois, United States.32 A list of claims was submitted for John Minnick’s estate on 7 Sep 1903 in Henry, Illinois, United States.33 John Minnick’s estate had the sale of his personal property approved on 14 Jun 1905 in Henry, Illinois, United States.34 The final report was filed on John Minnick’s estate on 19 Jun 1905 in Henry, Illinois, United States.35 An order of distribution was approved for John Minnick’s estate on 3 Jul 1905 in Henry, Illinois, United States.36 The administrator for  John Minnick’s estate was dismissed on 13 Sep 1905 in Henry, Illinois, United States.37

First Wife

Elizabeth Mary Jones1,39, daughter of Henry Jones and Catherine Bovey, was born about 1816 in Pennsylvania, United States.40

She married John Minnick on 28 Oct 1843 in Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.34

She lived in Montgomery Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States on 1 Oct 1850.5

She lived in Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois on 13 Jun 1860.41

Elizabeth died on 20 Jul 1869 at the age of 53 in Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois.3,28,40,4243

She was buried at Kewanee Cemetery in Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois.28,40,44

2nd Wife

Phebe Tripp18 lived in Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois on 27 Aug 1870.20

She lived in Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois on 11 Jun 1880.24

She died on 1 Nov 1889 in Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois.45

ENDNOTES:

1. “Died – Mentzer,” undated clipping, 1927, from unidentified newspaper; Crawford Family Papers, saved by Pauline Briles and passed down to Marcia Philbrick; privately held 2021 by Marcia Crawford Philbrick, 803 N. 8th, Seneca, KS 66538. likely from Yates Center newspaper.

2. Find a Grave, database and images, Find a Grave (www.findagrave.com : viewed online January 2017), memorial for John Minnick (1822-1903), Find a Grave Memorial no. #69667803, created by Kelsey Carman, citing Kewanee Cemetery, Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois; accompanying photograph by Har37x, John Minnick.

3. “Death of John Minnick,” Kewanee Daily Star-Courier (Kewanee, Illinois), 22 April 1903, page 1; Digital Images, Kewanee Public Library District (Advantage Preservation) (http://kewanee.advantage-preservation.com/ : viewed online 20 March 2022).

4. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 database, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/7836/). Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 : viewed online 6 June 2022.

5. 1850  U.S. Census, Franklin County Pennsylvania, population schedule, Montgomery Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, image 52 of 78, dwelling number 650, John Menick; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online July 2017); NARA microfilm publication M432.

6. Illinois, Henry. Deeds, 1818-1912; indexes, 1836-1903.  Film #Film 1434984 Items 2-4 DGS 8576152. John Minnick, 1 April 1856 Vol 23: page 568; digital images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online 17 July 2022.

7. Illinois, Henry. Deeds, 1818-1912; indexes, 1836-1903.  Film #1255568 DGS 8565932. John Minnick, 1 Apr 1857 Vol. 27: page 180; digital images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online 19 July 2022.

8. “Main Street Boot & Shoe Store,” Advertisement, Kewanee Advertiser (Kewanee, IL), 3 March 1860, page 6; digital images, Kewanee Public Library District (kewanee.advantage-preservation.com : viewed online 20 March 2022).

9. 1860 U.S. Census, Henry County Illinois, population schedule, Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois, page 78, household 593, Jno Minnick; digital images, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.con : viewed online July 2017); NARA microfilm publication M653.

10. Illinois, Henry. Deeds, 1818-1912; indexes, 1836-1903.  Film #1255578 Item 1 DGS 8565923. John Minnick, 15 Mar 1861 V. 52: page 452; digital images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online 17 July 2022.

11. Illinois, Henry. Deeds, 1818-1912; indexes, 1836-1903.  Film #1255581 Items 2-4 DGS 8565922. John Minnick, 20 May 1862 v 61: page 44; digital images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online 17 July 2022.

12. “U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865,”Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com:  accessed 23 January 2017), card for John Minnick,5th Congressional District, Illinois; citing Consolidated Listsof Civil War Draft Registrations, 1863-1865, NM-65.

13. Illinois, Henry. Deeds, 1818-1912; indexes, 1836-1903.  Film #1255582 Item 1 DGS 8565928. John Minnick, 24 Oct 1863 V 63: page 456; digital images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online 17 July 2022.

14. Illinois, Henry. Deeds, 1818-1912; indexes, 1836-1903.  Film #1255589 item 2, DGS 8566959. John Minnick, 4 Jun 1867 vol. 85: page 13; digital images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online 17 July 2022.

15. “Illinois, Marriage Index, 1851-1900,” Ancestry.com,  (www.ancestry.com : viewed online (July 2017), John Minnick.

16. “Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860-1920,” Ancestry.com,  (www.ancestry.com : viewed online (December 2018), John Minnick.

17. “Illinois, County Marriages, 1800-1940,” database, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online December 2018), John Minnich.

18. Illinois, Henry County. Marriage Register.  Film #1435944 item 2-3; DGS 4031862. John Minnick, 1 March 1870 vol. B: page 24; Digital Images, Family Search http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online 20 June 2022.

19. Marriage Records Henry County, IL Book B 5 Jan 1869 through 5 May 1878 (Henry County Illinois: Henry County Geneagolical Society), p. 59 (Minnick.IL.025)

20. 1870 U.S. Census, Henry County, Illinois, population schedule, Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois, page 51 Image 51 of 106, household 371, John Minnick; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online July 2017); NARA microfilm publication M593

21. Illinois, Henry. Deeds, 1818-1912; indexes, 1836-1903.  Film #1255602 Item 2. John Minnick, 10 Feb 1876 Vol. 134: page 199; digital images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online 17 July 2022.

22. The History of Henry County Illinois, Its Tax-Payers and Voters (Chicago: H. F. Kett & Co., 1877)

23. Illinois, Henry. Deeds, 1818-1912; indexes, 1836-1903.  Film #1435921 DGS 8576157. John Minnice, 9 Jan 1979 Vol 147: page 295; digital images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online 17 July 2022.

24. 1880 U.S. Census, Henry County Illinois, population schedule, Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois, enumeration district (ED) ED 114, page 32, household 345, John Minnick; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online July 2017).

25. 1900 U.S. Census, Henry County Illinois, population schedule, Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois, enumeration district (ED) ED 19, sheet 1B, family number 21, John Minnick; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online July 2017); NARA microfilm publication T623.

26. . Henry County Illinois Index to Deaths 1877-1905 (: ), Book 3, page 17 (Minnick.IL.017)

27. Death Index Prior to 1916 Henry County, Illinois (Kewanee, IL: Henry County Genealogical Society), p. 166 (Minnick.IL.023)

28. Old Kewanee Public Cemetery Kewanee Township Henry County Illinois (Kewanee, Illinois: Henry County Genealogical Society, 1996), p. 12

29. “John Minnick,” Valley Spirit (Chambersburg, Pennsylvania), 13 May 1903, page 7; digital images, Newspapers.com (www.newspapers.com : viewed online 5 October 2020).

30. Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, John Minnick, 30 April 1903; database with images, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online December 2018).

31. Illinois, Henry County. Minutes, 1844-1923.  Film #1443443 Items 2-3; DGS 7656919. John Minnick, 6 May 1903 Book S: page 466-467; Digitized images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online 21 July 2022.

32. Illinois, Henry County. Minutes, 1844-1923.  Film #1443443 item 2; DGS 7656919. John Minnick, 19 Jun 1903 Vol. S: page 515; Digitized images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online 21 July 2022.

33. Illinois, Henry County. Minutes, 1844-1923.  Film #1443443 item 3 DGS 7656919. John Minnick, 7 Sep 1903 Vol. T: page 3; Digitized images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online 21 July 2022.

34. Illinois, Henry County. Minutes, 1844-1923.  Film #144344 DGS 7656918. John Minnick, 14 Jun 1905 Vol. U: page 171; Digitized images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online 21 July 2022.

35. Illinois, Henry County. Minutes, 1844-1923.  Film #144344 DGS 7656918. John Minnick, 21 Jul 2022 Vol. U: page 176-177; Digitized images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online 21 July 2022.

36. Illinois, Henry County. Minutes, 1844-1923.  Film #144344 DGS 7656918. Jhn Minnick, 3 Jul 1905 Vol. U: page 187-188; Digitized images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online 21 July 2022.

37. Illinois, Henry County. Minutes, 1844-1923.  Film #144344 DGS 7656918. John Minnick, 13 Sep 1905 Vol. U: page 275; Digitized images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online 21 July 2022.

38. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 database, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/7836/). Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 : accessed .

39. Find a Grave, database and images, Find a Grave (www.findagrave.com : viewed online January 2017), memorial for Elizabeth Mary Jones Minnick (1816-1869), Find a Grave Memorial no. #69667866,

40. Find a Grave, database and images, Find a Grave (www.findagrave.com : viewed online 1 June 2020), memorial for Elizabeth Mary Jones Minnick (1816-1869), Find a Grave Memorial no. #69667866, citing Kewanee Cemetery, Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois; accompanying photograph by HAR37x, Elizabeth Mary Jones Minnick.

41. 1860 U.S. Census, Henry County Illinois, population schedule, Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois, page 78, household 593, Jno Minnick.

42. “The Tomb,” digital image, Village Record (Waynesboro, PA), 20 August 1869, obituary; digital image, PennState University Libraries (digitalnewspapers.libraries.psu.edu : viewed online April 2017).

43. Mentzer, George, Family Bible of Emeline Minnick Mentzer (no place: no publisher, no date); Doris Ryan, Yates Center, KS, Mrs. Elizabeth Minnick died July 20 1889

44. Find a Grave, database and images, Find a Grave (www.findagrave.com : viewed online January 2017), memorial for Elizabeth Mary Jones Minnick (1816-1869), Find a Grave Memorial no. #69667866,

45. “Local News,” Kewanee Courier (Kewanee, Illinois), 6 November 1889, page 1; digital image, Kewanee Public Library District (kewanee.advantage-preservation.com : viewed online 20 March 2022).

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