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Pvt William H Minnear
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Birth: Apr. 1, 1840
Huntington County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 17, 1910
Montpelier
Blackford County
Indiana, USA

DEATH OF A VETERAN
William H, Minnear Died This Morning
of Cancer of the Face.

At the home of his son, Marion.
on Boulevard, this morning occurred
the death of William H. Minear, a
veteran of the Civil War. The death
was due to a cancer of the face from
which the aged man has been suffering
for the past fifteen years. For
the past three years the case has
been very bad and there has been
no hope of his recovery.
Mr. Minear was born in Huntington
county April 1st 1840, and died
at the advanced age of more than
seventy years. On August 20, 1861
he enlisted in Company I, of the
Eighth Indiana Volunteer regiment.
He served as a private in the war
until April 29, 1862, when he was
discharged on account of protracted
illness. He Is a member of the G.
A. R. in Huntington county.
Mr. Minear leaves a wife, Huldah,
and five children, Marion, living in
this city, John, who resides near
this city, Albert, of Bluffton, Carl
at Molly, and Mrs. Maria Case, whose
home is in Michigan.
The funeral will be held on Wednesday
afternoon at two o'clock at
the Church of Christ, with Rev. Zike
officiating. Burial will be made at
Woodlawn.
The Evening Herald
H. L. TROUTMAN, Editor.
MONTPELIER. INDIANA.
Montpelier Evening Herald May 17, 1910

Civil War Veteran.
Residence Wabash County, Indiana;
Enlisted on 8/25/1861 as a Private.

On 8/25/1861 he mustered into "I" Co. 8th Indiana Infantry.
He was discharged on 4/15/1862. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Minnear (1798 - 1873)
  Mary Jackson Minnear
 
 Spouse:
  Huldah Jane Clawson Minnear (1842 - 1913)
 
 Siblings:
  Caroline Minnear Botkin (1825 - 1904)**
  Tobitha Minniear Shafer (1828 - 1878)*
  William H Minnear (1840 - 1910)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Montpelier
Blackford County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Deb Minniear Rush
Originally Created by: Eric Lowman
Record added: Nov 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31768142
Pvt William H Minnear
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Pvt William H Minnear
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- Deb Minniear Rush
 Added: Nov. 5, 2013
Rest in peace.
- Kathline York Forrester
 Added: May. 15, 2009
Thank you for your service in the Civil War.
- Eric Lowman
 Added: Nov. 27, 2008
 
 
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