|Birth: ||May 13, 1761|
|Death: ||Jun. 8, 1816|
Soldier in the Revolution,General in the War of 1812.
Ran against and was defeated by fellow Fredericksburg resident James Monroe in a bid for a congressional seat.
The first commonwealth's attorney of Fredericksburg.
Married twice first to Mary Berkley of Airwell in Hanover County.Mary died just a few months after her wedding.His second marriage took place on December 12,1793 to Lucy Landon Carter of Cleve in King George.
They had six sons and one daughter.
The brother in-law of William McFarland.
Was the owner of the mansion Hazel Hill.
Born at Topping Castle,his family's ancestral home.
Children,John born in 1797,Overton Cosby Minor,Charles Landon Carter Minor,Louis Willis Minor,James Monroe Minor(married Ellen J.Pierrepont)moved to West Virginia,Rev.Lancelot Minor(married Emma Minor) and Mary Berkeley Minor(married William Matthews Blackford,ESQ),mother of Launcelot M.Blackford born in 1837 .
Mary Berkley Minor Blackford (1802 - 1896)*
Plot: Grave No.55(raised Gothic tomb)
Created by: PL
Record added: Aug 20, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5041205