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Bernard J. Minten
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Birth: May 17, 1834
Death: Mar. 19, 1901

Alton Democrat, Alton, Iowa, 21 March 1946
Forty Five Years Ago (1901)

Bernard Minton, Sr., "one of Alton's most substantial and highly esteemed citizens", died at his home at the age of 66. Born near Cologne on the Rhine in 1834, he came to America with his parents in 1854 and grew to manhood near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 1853 with Joseph Umhoefer and five others he went to the gold fields of Australia but returned in nine months after many hardships. He came to Alton with his family in 1887. He is survived by 8 children.

(Note) He grew up in Fussville (Menomonee Falls) Waukesha Co., WI 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Franz Minten (1790 - 1853)
  Maria Agnes Sturm Minten (1791 - 1863)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Holzem Minten (1836 - 1905)
 
 Children:
  Henry W. Minten (1858 - 1898)*
  Bernard Joseph Minten (1861 - 1931)*
  Chris Minten (1862 - 1928)*
  John Minten (1867 - 1943)*
  Mathias Minten (1869 - 1938)*
  Wilhelm Minten (1873 - 1923)*
 
 Sibling:
  Anton John Minten (1830 - 1889)*
  Bernard J. Minten (1834 - 1901)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Alton
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Lenora (Weber) Mulock
Record added: Apr 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50666203
 

 
 
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