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Mary Nicholson Minteer
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Birth: 1784
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 1, 1851
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA

Mary Nicholson is also claimed by many in the family to have come from Ireland, and she may well have. Her mother's maiden name is claimed to have been Erwin or Irvin. There is a Nicholson Run and Nicholson Island still in Armstrong County, which would be a likely place for her parents to have settled very early, wherever they were from.

A great-grandson, Frank Dumm, in later years wrote about his grandfather, James, going to visit some Nicholson cousins in the Steubenville, OH, vicinity. Perhaps some year some definite connections will be made.

From "The Minteers As I Have Known Them":

"Two of the cousins (Nicholson nieces of Grandmother's) visited from Steubenville, Ohio about the time my father and mother were married, probably in the late eighteen fifties. Mother said they were beautifully dressed in silks but rather formal in their manner. Uncle James and Aunt Jennie Smith visited them later at their home and reported them as being quite wealthy and the owners of Nicholson Brick Company. Mary Nicholson had blue eyes and, as Uncle James always said when speaking of his mother, "she had the 'purtiest' red hair".

Mary Nicholson Minteer's mother was an Erwin or Ervin and there were brothers and sisters, but the only name I ever heard was McCormick. I never heard of any visiting between them, but I believe the Nicholson and Erwin families continued to live in Venango County." 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  William Minteer (1778 - 1851)
 
 Children:
  Alexander Minteer (1804 - 1832)*
  James Minteer (1806 - 1898)*
  William Minteer (1808 - 1891)*
  Andrew James Minteer (1811 - ____)*
  Mary Minteer Rayburn (1813 - 1885)*
  Jane Minteer Smith (1815 - ____)*
  Ellen Minteer Smith (1817 - 1891)*
  Elizabeth Minteer Galbraith (1819 - 1906)*
  Margaret Minteer Williams (1822 - 1899)*
  Nancy Minteer Milligan (1824 - 1899)*
  John Minteer (1825 - 1900)*
  Joseph Minteer (1828 - 1878)*
  Samuel Minteer (1830 - 1832)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In Memory of Mary, Wife of William Minteer.
Died June 1, 1851. In the 67 year of her age.
 
Burial:
Buffalo United Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Slate Lick
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: RobMinteer57
Record added: Nov 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62071407
Mary <i>Nicholson</i> Minteer
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Mary <i>Nicholson</i> Minteer
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Mary <i>Nicholson</i> Minteer
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- christi & grandma
 Added: Jun. 28, 2014
Rest in peace
- Cori Hoag
 Added: Aug. 3, 2013
 
 
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