Selected Families and Individuals



1.  John McMinn married Mary "Polly" Howard and moved to Gibson County between 1830 and 1834.  

2.  He is Travis McMinn's GGGrandfather.

Daniel MC MINN

1.  Daniel stayed in North Carolina.

2. reports that Daniel is buried at [Unity Church Cemetery] Lincolnton, North Carolina Cemetery and was 73 yrs. 8 months, & 24 days old.

Martha Elizabeth "Betsy" HOWARD

1.  Betsy was living with Nancy & Henry in the 1880 Census.

William James MC MINN "Sr"

1.  William showed up in Wayne County, Missouri about 1855.

2.  He was on the 1860 Wayne County Census.

3.  He was later on the Blllinger County Census when it was made a County.

4.  William was a farmer and a printer.

5.  Darrell reports he is descendant of William A.

6.  Darrell says William was buried on the Family Plantation.

7.  Red Anthony reports that William served in the Civil War...1st Lt. 15th MO Cav. (15th Regiment MO Cavalry organized 1 Nov 1863, from 7th Regiment Enrolled Militia.  Attached to District of Souhtwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to April, 1865.  District of North Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to July 1865.)

8.  SERVICE:  Scout and patrol duty in District of Southwest Missouri until April 2865, and in North Missouri until July 2865.  Actions at Mt. Vermon September 30, 1864; Moreau Bottom, Jefferson City, October 7; Booneville October 9-12; Big Blue or State Line October 22.  Engagement at the Marmiton, or Battle of Charlot, October 25, Mine Creek, Little Osage River, Marias des Cygnes, October 25.  Newtonia October 28.  Affair near James Creek April 27, 1865 (Co. "C").  Mustered out July 1, 1865. Lost during service 1 Officer and 6 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 35 enlisted men by disease.  Total 43.

9.  Source of Data:  "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, V. III" by Frederick H. Dyer. c1908, p 1311.