Joseph MINOR

Male Bef 1644 - 1711  (> 65 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Joseph MINOR was born Bef 25 Aug 1644, Hingham, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts (son of Thomas MINOR and Grace PALMER); died Between 31 Jan 1710 and 1711, Stonington, Connecticut; was buried , Taugwonk Cemetery, Stonington, New London, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptism: 25 Aug 1644, Hingham, Massachusetts
    • Death: Between 01 Feb 1711 and 1712, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA

    Joseph married Mary AVERY 28 Oct 1668, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA. Mary (daughter of James AVERY and Joanna GREENSLADE) was born 9 Feb 1647/48, Gloucester, Essex Co., Massachusetts; died 02 Feb 1697/98, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Mary MINOR was born 06 Oct 1671, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 29 Nov 1704, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; was buried , Tagwonk, Connecticut.
    2. Sarah MINOR was born 1679, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 24 Nov 1753, Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    3. Prudence MINOR was born Between 1677 and 1678; died Bef 06 May 1688.
    4. Mercy MINOR was born 21 Aug 1673, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 06 Sep 1751, Tolland, Tolland Co., Connecticut.
    5. Christopher MINOR was born 28 Dec 1683, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 11 Dec 1707, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    6. Prudence MINOR was born 06 May 1688, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 17 May 1726, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    7. Benjamin MINOR was born Bef 25 Jun 1676, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 28 Feb 1710, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    8. Joanna MINOR was born 12 Dec 1680, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died Between 15 Jan 1725 and 1726, Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    9. Joseph MINOR was born 19 Sep 1669, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died Between 08 Feb 1739 and 1740, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.

    Joseph married Bridget CHESEBROUGH 07 Dec 1709, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA. Bridget (daughter of Nathaniel CHESEBROUGH and Hannah DENISON) was born 25 Mar 1669, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 28 Nov 1720, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Bridget MINOR was born Between 31 Jan 1710 and 1711, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 23 Apr 1766, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Thomas MINOR was born Bef 23 Apr 1608, Chew Magna, Somerset, England (son of Clement I MYNOR and UNKNOWN); 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. 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. Judah MINOR was born 1646, Hingham, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; died Between 1647 and 1736.
    2. Ann MINOR was born 28 Apr 1649, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 13 Aug 1652, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    3. Samuel MINOR was born 04 Mar 1652, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 1682.
    4. Maria MINOR was born 05 May 1651, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 29 Jan 1660, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    5. Manasseh MINOR was born 28 Apr 1647, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 22 Aug 1728, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    6. Clement MINOR was born Bef 04 Mar 1637, Hingham, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; died Oct 1700, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    7. Elizabeth MINOR was born 1653, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    8. Ephraim MINOR was born 27 Apr 1642, Hingham, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; died 16 May 1724, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; was buried 21 May 1724, Taugwonk, New London, Connecticut.
    9. Thomas MINOR was born Bef 10 May 1640, Hingham, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; died 20 Apr 1662, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA; was buried , Narragansett, Washington Co., Rhode Island.
    10. 1. Joseph MINOR was born Bef 25 Aug 1644, Hingham, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; died Between 31 Jan 1710 and 1711, Stonington, Connecticut; was buried , Taugwonk Cemetery, Stonington, New London, Connecticut.
    11. Eunice MINOR was born 05 May 1651, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    12. Hannah MINOR was born 15 Sep 1655, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 06 Mar 1691/92.
    13. John MINOR was born 03 Jun 1635, Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died 17 Sep 1719, Woodbury, Litchfield Count, Connecticut.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Clement I MYNOR was born Abt 1546, England; died 31 Mar 1640, England.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Clement Miner
    • Birth: Abt 1562, Chew Magna, Somerset, England
    • Death: Bef 31 Mar 1640, Chew Magna, Somerset, England

    Clement — UNKNOWN. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  UNKNOWN
    Children:
    1. 2. Thomas MINOR was born Bef 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 20 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 Abt 1617, 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; died UNKNOWN.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  Walter PALMER was born Abt 1540, England; died UNKNOWN.

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


  2. 13.  Elizabeth CARTER was born Abt 1542, England; died UNKNOWN.
    Children:
    1. Abraham PALMER was born Aft 1585, Yetminster, Dorset, England; died UNKNOWN.
    2. 6. Walter PALMER was born Aft 1585, Yetminster, Dorset, England; died 20 Nov 1661, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.