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Theodore MINTHORN

Male 1817 - 1866  (49 years)


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  • Name Theodore MINTHORN  [1
    Born 11 Oct 1817  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Younge Street
    Gender Male 
    Died Oct 1866  West Branch, Cedar County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • In 1837 Thkeodore lefgt Mariposa and went back to Younge street, where he worked for Henry Wasley and married his daughter. In 1841 he bought a farm on Quaker Street, NOrwich Township, Canada. Theodore, Mary and the children migrated from Canada to Iowa in 1859. They settled on the Lone Tree Farm, about halfway between Springdale and West Branch, Cedar County, Iowa. Here the children grew up. Mary taught her husgand to read and write. He was known as a man of much wisdom and judgement. hey were members of the Red Cedar Monthly Meeting.

      After Theodore died, Mary sold Lone Tree Farm and bought a smaller farm about three-quarters of a mile south of West Branch and lived on it with her youngest son, until about 1880. Then she and her daughters, Ellen and Phoebe,with their families, joined a migration to Plymouth County, Iowa. By 1889 she had moved, with her small orphaned grandchild May, to Newb erg, Oregon where she lived until her death. She was a famous maker of hooked rugs and rag carpets, and has been described as having ‘nimble fingers and gentle purpose.’
    Person ID I252  Ronald Allen Snowden Family Tree
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2007 

    Father John MINTHORN,   b. Abt 1768, Near Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1859  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Mother Lucindy SHERWOOD,   b. Abt 1794,   d. Abt 1854  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    _UID D9BC8C923F0A4A9AADA77AF6D5C719C9229D 
    Family ID F90  Group Sheet

    Family Mary WASLEY,   b. 1 Sep 1818, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1903, Newburg, Yamhill County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 4 Jan 1842  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 40982E11C0124E1DBF63BB2444010ED37BE5 
    Children 
     1. Hulda Randall MINTHORN,   b. 4 May 1848, Burgersville, Norwich, Ontaraio, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1884, West Branch, Cedar County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    Family ID F89  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S66] Jenkins/Bouas Tree, Nicole Bouas.