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Minnie Miranda Heater Christner
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Birth: Oct. 9, 1875
Stuart
Guthrie County
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 24, 1966
Imperial
Chase County
Nebraska, USA

As a child of 8 in 1884, she moved to Nebraska in a covered wagon where her father was preparing to homestead (for the third time) in Hayes County.

She married Joseph J. Christner, 23 October 1892, when she was 17 and he 24.
They had 8 daughters and 2 sons.

Eva May Christner Born: 29 September 1893
Mary Blanche Christner Born: 12 March 1897
Joseph Dewey Christner Born: 21 September 1898
Benjamin H Christner Born: 04 June 1901
Mattie Rosella Christner Born: 17 September 1902
Orpha Rachel Christner Born 20 October 1904
Ruth Adeline. Christner Born 1908 in Nebraska
Margaret M Christner Born 1910 in Nebraska
Elizabeth Christner Born: 11 February 1912
Ernesta B Christner Born 1915 in Nebraska

They began farming around Hayes County and lived in a sod house. In 1900 Joseph began lay preaching at school houses and in local communities. In 1905, at age 37, he attended the Bible Training Institute in Fort Wayne, Indiana, for 2 years. The Christners then returned to Nebraska and they moved to several communities in Eastern Nebraska in pursuing their ministry. Joseph retired from an active ministry in 1934 but continued to preach at several churches after retirement.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac Heater (1833 - 1920)
  Mary Stoutsenbarger Heater (1836 - 1879)
 
 Spouse:
  Joseph J. Christner (1868 - 1959)
 
 Children:
  Eva Mae Christner Stinnette (1893 - 1961)*
  Joseph Dewey Christner (1898 - 1918)*
  Mattie Rosella Christner (1902 - 1909)*
  Orpha R. Christner Bowersox (1904 - 1998)*
  Elizabeth Grace Christner (1912 - 1916)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Ella Heater Pegg (1857 - 1934)*
  Eva Elizabeth Heater Fowler (1862 - 1938)*
  Ida May Heater Irvine (1864 - 1958)*
  Perry Alton Heater (1867 - 1954)*
  Fannie Bell Heater Hattan (1870 - 1950)*
  Minnie Miranda Heater Christner (1875 - 1966)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Wauneta
Chase County
Nebraska, USA
 
Maintained by: Phillip Pegg
Originally Created by: Beverly Davis Valcovic
Record added: May 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37414951
Minnie Miranda <i>Heater</i> Christner
Added by: Phillip Pegg
 
Minnie Miranda <i>Heater</i> Christner
Added by: Beverly Davis Valcovic
 
Minnie Miranda <i>Heater</i> Christner
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- Sherrie Douglas
 Added: Jun. 27, 2009
 
 
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