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

Find all Padgetts in:
 • Saint Johns Cemetery
 • Washington
 • Daviess County
 • Indiana
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

Mrs Minerva Jane Seal Padgett
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Jan. 21, 1827
Hardin County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Nov. 20, 1907
Daviess County
Indiana, USA

Washington Gazette
20 November 1907




Death Breaks the Long Married Life of William B Padgett and Minerva J. Padgett.

The long and happy married life of Mr. and Mrs. William B. Padgett was broken today by the death of the wife, after a long illness. Death did not come unexpected to all to the well known woman. She had been a sufferer from cancer of the throat for months and during the last two or three weeks had been in a critical condition, her death being expected any day. Last Saturday she improved slightly, but the change was only temporary. Death came at 10 O'clock this morning, members of the family being at the bedside.

Mrs. Padgett was the mother of the local attorneys of that name and was well known throughout the county. She was of an active and viral nature, strong in mind and body, and possessed keen wit - characteristics shown to advantage in her two sons who are leading attorneys at the local bar. She had spent nearly all her life in this and Martin counties and was widely known. With her husband she had lived at the Padgett homestead on the Bedford road for years.

Mrs. Padgett was the daughter of William Seals and was born in Hardin county, Kentucky, in January 1827. She came with her parents and family to Daviess county when a girl and settled in Van Buren township. Her father was a prominent farmer of that township during his life, serving as county commissioner at one time. To her union with Mr. Padgett, twelve children were born five of whom are living. They are Charles W. Padgett, proprietor of the Grand Hotel at Vincennes: Arnold J. Padgett and Alvin Padgett, attorneys of this city; Mrs. Frank Love and Mrs. A.J. Cunningham..

Funeral services will be held at St. Simon's church, of which Mrs. Padgett was an ardent member, at 9 'clock Friday morning. Burial at St. John's cemetery.
Family links: 
  William Marshall Seal (1804 - 1887)
  Sophia Stonebraker Seal (1808 - 1870)
  William Benjamin Padgett (1823 - 1908)
  George Washington Padgett (1845 - 1896)*
  Martha Ellen Padgett Spalding (1847 - 1897)*
  Charles William Padgett (1851 - 1918)*
  Arnold James Padgett (1855 - 1940)*
  Mary Adeline Padgett Cunningham (1858 - 1926)*
  Margaret Sophia Padgett Sanford (1862 - 1903)*
  Elizabeth Ann Padgett Love (1867 - 1965)*
  Julian Alvin Padgett (1869 - 1942)*
  Minerva Jane Seal Padgett (1827 - 1907)
  Mary Ellen Seal Patterson (1832 - 1908)*
  Nancy Miranda Seal Dant (1833 - 1914)*
  Louisa Ann Seal McAtee (1836 - 1873)*
  Elizabeth Ercilla Seal Brothers (1838 - 1930)*
  William Marshall Seal (1841 - 1928)*
  Annie Rebecca Seal Prince (1843 - 1919)*
  James Gabriel Seal (1846 - 1874)*
  Catherine E. Seal (1846 - 1859)*
  John Bernard Seal (1848 - 1926)*
  George Oliver Seal (1850 - 1928)*
  Thomas Addison Seal (1852 - 1895)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Johns Cemetery
Daviess County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Lisa O
Record added: Feb 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48073563
Mrs Minerva Jane <i>Seal</i> Padgett
Added by: Lisa O
Mrs Minerva Jane <i>Seal</i> Padgett
Added by: Lisa O
Mrs Minerva Jane <i>Seal</i> Padgett
Added by: Rita Hagerty
There are 3 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

you were thought of today...
- Lisa O
 Added: Jul. 23, 2017

- Camille Phelps
 Added: Dec. 2, 2014

- Lisa O
 Added: Mar. 31, 2014
There are 2 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service