The Minor Genealogy Family Tree

The Minor Genealogy Family Tree

Welcome to my web site! My family consist of 6,223 decendents to date. There are 26 generations, 2,469 families, 2,026 marriages and 1467 different surnames. My direct family lines consist of Minor/Miner, Smith, Fitzpatrick, Tynan and Whisenhunt...........

Minor name origins: Medieval scribes generally spelled names or words to how they sounded. The surnames has been spelled Mynors, Minors, Miners, Mynor, Miner and possibly others. The name Minor was carried to England after the Norman Conquest of 1066.


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The English ship, the Olive Blossom, arrived in Barbados in 1624. They took possession of Barbadoes in the name of the British king James I. Two years later in 1627 the first permanent settlers arrived from England and it became an English and later British colony.
The Minor family is one of the first families to come to America. John Minor came to America before 1627 with his mother, 2 sisters and his brother. They settled in Westmoreland Virginia. The migration of the Minor/Miner families had settlements in Kentucky, into Arkansas, southern Missouri and others migrated into Oregon and Washington.

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