Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Minors in:
 • Masonic Cemetery
 • Fredericksburg
 • Fredericksburg City
 • Virginia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Gen John Minor
Birth: May 13, 1761
Caroline County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 8, 1816
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

Soldier in the Revolution,General in the War of 1812.
ESQ
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 . 
 
Family links: 
 Children:
  Mary Berkley Minor Blackford (1802 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Masonic Cemetery
Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Grave No.55(raised Gothic tomb)
 
Created by: PL
Record added: Aug 20, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5041205
Gen John Minor
Added by: Leslyn Lang
 
Gen John Minor
Added by: Leslyn Lang
 
Gen John Minor
Added by: Dave Hansen
 
 
There are 5 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Old Waco
 Added: Sep. 28, 2014

- jrrmr910
 Added: Aug. 4, 2006
"He was as brave a man and as true a patriot as ever lived."
- George Seitz
 Added: Jun. 29, 2006
There are 2 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
This page is sponsored by: RosalieAnn

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service