Ephraim MINER

Male 1642 - 1724  (82 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Ephraim MINER was born 27 Apr 1642, Hingham, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; was christened 1 May 1642, Hingham, Massachusetts (son of Thomas MINER and Grace PALMER); died 16 May 1724, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; was buried 21 May 1724, Taugwonk, New London, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Military Service: Served in King Phillip\'s war
    • Death: 19 May 1724, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA

    Ephraim married Hannah AVERY 20 Jun 1666, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA. Hannah (daughter of Capt James AVERY and Joanna GREENSLADE) was born 12 Oct 1644, Gloucester, Essex Co., Massachusetts; died 22 Aug 1721, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; was buried 24 Aug 1721, Taugwonk, New London, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Ephraim MINER was born 22 Jun 1668, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 17 Feb 1738/9, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    2. Thomas MINER was born 17 Dec 1669, Taugwonk, New London Co., Connecticut; died 08 Sep 1688, Taugwonk, New London Co., Connecticut.
    3. Hannah MINER was born 20 Apr 1671, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died Abt 1751, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    4. Rebecca MINER was born 17 Sep 1672, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 15 Jan 1746/7, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    5. Elizabeth MINER was born 30 Apr 1674, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died , North Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    6. Samuel MINER was born 09 Dec 1675, Taugwonk, New London Co., Connecticut; died 09 Dec 1675, Taugwonk, New London Co., Connecticut.
    7. Deborah MINER was born 15 Apr 1677, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 08 Sep 1697, Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island.
    8. Samuel MINER was born Aug 1681, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 08 Dec 1717.
    9. James MINER was born Nov 1682, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 07 May 1726, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    10. Grace MINER was born Sep 1683, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died UNKNOWN.
    11. John MINER was born 19 Apr 1685, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Thomas MINER was born 23 Apr 1608, Chew Magna, Somerset, England (son of Clement MINER and Sarah POPE); died 23 Oct 1690, Quiambaug, New London, Connecticut; was buried , Wequetequock Cemetery, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Immigration: 1630, Sailed from England in the Ship "Arabella" and landed at Salem, June 14.
    • Residence: 1634, Removed to Saybrook, in the colony of Connecticut, with the younger John Winthrop and company.
    • Fact: 1646, Elected a townsman and admitted to the rights accorded freemen
    • Death: 03 Oct 1690

    Notes:

    A long stone of rough granite lies in the ancient burial ground at Wickulequack, almost buried in the turf beneath, and bears the following inscription:

    Here lyeth the body of Lieutenant Thomas Minor
    Aged Eighty three years, departed 1690

    Thomas married Grace PALMER 29 Apr 1633/4. Grace (daughter of Walter PALMER and Elizabeth Smith BREWSTER) was born 09 May 1612, Yetminster, Dorset, England; died 31 Dec 1690, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; was buried , Wequetequock Cemetery, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Grace PALMER was born 09 May 1612, Yetminster, Dorset, England (daughter of Walter PALMER and Elizabeth Smith BREWSTER); died 31 Dec 1690, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; was buried , Wequetequock Cemetery, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Death: 12 Oct 1690, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA

    Notes:

    "Groups of Palmer Families from Walter Palmer of Charlestown and Rehoboth, Mass., Stonington, Conn. (1901) (NewEnglandAncestors.org)

    Grace Palmer, daughter of Walter and Elizabeth Palmer, was born in England between the years 1608-10. She became a member of the First Church in Charlestown, Middlesex County, Mass., June 1, 1632, at the same time her father and step-mother united with it. She married, in Charlestown, Thomas Minor, who was born in Chew Magne, county Somerset, England, April 23, 1608, and was of the tenth generation in the Minor family. He came in the fleet which bore John Winthrop, future governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, which put into port at Cape Ann, now Salem, Essex Co., Mass., Saturday, June 12, 1630.
    Thomas Minor received Lot 18 in the first division of land at Mystic Side, now Charlestown, on the sixth of the first month, 1637. His future father-in-law, Walter Palmer, receiving Lot 15.
    From Charlestown, Thomas Minor migrated, first to Hingham, Plymouth County, where four children were born, thence to Stonington, New London County, Conn., where he bouth a large tract of land lying on the borders of Wequetequack Cove, in 1652, whereon he built his house, having made a brief previous residence in Hingham, Plymouth Co. Mass. going thence to New London in 1645, where he had a grant of one home lot and built a house, but sold the whole to settle at his final abode in Stonington, where he met with some difficulty, by the fact that a grant of three hundred acres of land from the town of New London to Governor Haynes, and sold by the latter to Walter Palmer, being found to cover Minor's lot. He, however, signed the conveyance, qualifying it by the reservation that he should inhabit the place until he should have time to erect another dwelling at Mistupet. He held a very prominent place in all the stirring events which ensued in the settlement of this plantation where he died October 23, 1690. She died October, 1690, and is said to have been born the same year as her husband.

    Children:
    1. John MINER was born 03 Jun 1635, Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died 17 Sep 1719, Woodbury, Litchfield Count, Connecticut.
    2. Clement MINER was born 1638, Hingham, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; was christened 4 Mar 1638, Hingham, Massachusetts; died Oct 1700, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    3. Thomas MINER was born 1640, Hingham, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; was christened 10 May 1640, Hingham, Massachusetts; died 20 Apr 1662, Narragansett, Washington Co., Rhode Island; was buried , Narragansett, Washington Co., Rhode Island.
    4. 1. Ephraim MINER was born 27 Apr 1642, Hingham, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; was christened 1 May 1642, Hingham, Massachusetts; died 16 May 1724, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; was buried 21 May 1724, Taugwonk, New London, Connecticut.
    5. Joseph MINER was born Bef 25 Aug 1644, Hingham, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; was christened 25 Aug 1644, Hingham, Massachusetts; died 31 Jan 1710/1, Stonington, Connecticut; was buried , Taugwonk Cemetery, Stonington, New London, Connecticut.
    6. Manasseh MINER was born 28 Apr 1647, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 22 Aug 1728, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    7. Ann MINER was born 28 Apr 1649, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 13 Aug 1652, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    8. Maria MINER was born 05 May 1651, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 29 Jan 1660, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    9. Samuel MINER was born 04 Mar 1652, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 1682.
    10. Hannah MINER was born 15 Sep 1655, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 06 Mar 1691/92.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Clement MINER was born Abt 1546, England (son of William MINER and Isabella HARCOPE); died 31 Mar 1640, England.

    Other Events:

    • Birth: Abt 1562, Chew Magna, Somerset, England
    • Death: Bef 31 Mar 1640, Chew Magna, Somerset, England

    Clement — Sarah POPE. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Sarah POPE
    Children:
    1. 2. Thomas MINER was born 23 Apr 1608, Chew Magna, Somerset, England; died 23 Oct 1690, Quiambaug, New London, Connecticut; was buried , Wequetequock Cemetery, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

  3. 6.  Walter PALMER was born Aft 1585, Yetminster, Dorset, England (son of Walter PALMER and Elizabeth CARTER); died 10 Nov 1661, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: 1631, Made a Freeman
    • Residence: 1642, Removed to Rehoboth, Plymouth Colony.
    • Death: 1662

    Walter married Elizabeth Smith BREWSTER Abt 1611, England. Elizabeth was born Between 1568 and 1593, Yetminster, Dorset, England; died Between 1623 and 1629, England. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Elizabeth Smith BREWSTER was born Between 1568 and 1593, Yetminster, Dorset, England; died Between 1623 and 1629, England.
    Children:
    1. 3. Grace PALMER was born 09 May 1612, Yetminster, Dorset, England; died 31 Dec 1690, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; was buried , Wequetequock Cemetery, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
    2. John PALMER was born 1615, Yetminster, Dorset, England; died 24 Aug 1677, Kinningworth, Middlesex Co., Connecticut.
    3. William PALMER was born Abt 1619, Yetminster, Dorset, England; died Bef 27 Mar 1697, Kinningworth, Middlesex Co., Connecticut.
    4. Jonah PALMER was born Abt 1621, Yetminster, Dorset, England; died 22 Jun 1709, Rehoboth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.
    5. Elizabeth PALMER was born Abt 1623, Yetminster, Dorset, England.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  William MINER was born , England (son of Thomas MINER and Bridget HERVIE).

    William — Isabella HARCOPE. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Isabella HARCOPE
    Children:
    1. 4. Clement MINER was born Abt 1546, England; died 31 Mar 1640, England.

  3. 12.  Walter PALMER was born Abt 1540, England.

    Walter — Elizabeth CARTER. Elizabeth was born Abt 1542, England; died UNKNOWN. [Group Sheet]


  4. 13.  Elizabeth CARTER was born Abt 1542, England; died UNKNOWN.
    Children:
    1. Abraham PALMER was born Aft 1585, Yetminster, Dorset, England.
    2. 6. Walter PALMER was born Aft 1585, Yetminster, Dorset, England; died 10 Nov 1661, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.