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 Minerva <I>Jones</I> Atherton

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Minerva Jones Atherton

  • Birth 14 Dec 1849 Butler County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 28 Mar 1874 USA
  • Burial Callaway County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 75342887

Minerva was the first-born child of David Jones and Mary Ann Sabin of Butler Co., Ohio. She was named for "Minerva Ogle" who was a friend of her parents. She married James C. Atherton Sept. 19, 1867, in Butler Co., Ohio. She had 3 sons all born in Ross Twp., Butler Co., Ohio: John H. Atherton, born 9-8-1868, died 1944; Charles Atherton, born 1870-1871, death date unknown; David Francis Atherton (name reversed later to "Frank David") born 4-13-1872, died 11-6-1929 in Hamilton, Butler Co., Ohio. Graves of John H. and Frank David are located in Greenwood Cemetery: Hamilton, Butler Co., Ohio. The state where Minerva died is unknown at this time. Her cause of death is also unknown.

Minerva's husband, James C. Atherton, remarried a woman named "Elizabeth" a few years after her death and had three other children born in Illinois.

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  • Created by: H.George
  • Added: 22 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75342887
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Minerva Jones Atherton (14 Dec 1849–28 Mar 1874), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75342887, citing Middle River Cemetery, Callaway County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by H.George (contributor 47457236) .