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HISTORY OF HANOVER TOWNSHIP AND WYOMING VALLEY

Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
By: Henry Blackman Plumb, 1885, 498 pp.
Robert Baur, Printer and Stationer, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Website Compiled By: James H. Culbert


THE MINNICH FAMILY
CONTAINED IN THE HANOVER GENEALOGICAL TABLES TO 1830, pp. 453 - 456

This page last updated: 10 Sep 2012

Note: Additions to the information found in Plumb's History of Hanover are shown below in red text.

George Peter MINNICH 1 was born in 1746; came from Germany at about 20 years of age and settled in Northampton County, Pa. in 1784; married Elizabeth ROCKEL; came to Hanover with his family about 1810; settled on the River Road below the Red Tavern; died there in 1826.  They had:

Henry MINNICH 2 (George 1) was born in Northampton County in 1785; came from Northampton Co. about the time his father did, in 1810; married Elizabeth KNAUS; settled on the River Road by the side of his father; died there in 1845.  They had:

Peter MINNICH 3 (Henry 2, George 1), b. 21 Oct 1806, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania; came to Hanover with his father's family; migrated West to Ohio; m. 20 Jan 1839, Seneca Co., Ohio, Catherine "Katy" Ann DOWNS, b. 1 Apr 1818, Green, Ross Co., Ohio, d. 17 Dec 1890, Franklin Twp., Fulton Co., Ohio.  He died 5 Dec 1881, Franklin Twp., Fulton Co., Ohio.  They are both buried in Smith Cemetery, Franklin Twp.  See: Peter & Catherine at FindAGrave  They had:

Anthony MINNICH 3 (Henry 2, George 1) was born in Northampton County; came to Hanover with his father's family; married Susan YOUNGS; went to Wisconsin; lives there now [about 1885].  They had:

Daniel MINNICH 3 (Henry 2, George 1) was born in Hanover in 1814; lives in Hanover [about 1885]; married Julia KOCHER.  They had:

John MINNICH 3 (Henry 2, George 1) was born in Hanover; lives in Ohio [about 1885]; married Julia [blank].  They had:

Abram MINNICH 3 (Henry 2, George 1) was born in Hanover; married 1st, Mary Ann HUSSELTON and 2nd, Mary SMYSER; lived in Wilkes-Barre; died there in 1880.  They had:

David MINNICH 3 (Henry 2, George 1) was born in Hanover; married Catharine LESTER; lives in Iowa [about 1885].  They had:

William Henry MINNICH 4 (Daniel 3, Henry 2, George 1) was born in Hanover in 1836; married Amy PRICE; always lived in Hanover; died there in 1881.  They had:

Nathaniel MINNICH 4 (Daniel 3, Henry 2, George 1) was born in Hanover in 1838; married Rebecca COUTER; lives in Hanover [about 1885].  They had:

John MINNICH 4 (Daniel 3, Henry 2, George 1) was born in Hanover in 1841; married 1st, Sarah KEYSER and 2nd, Sarah CLARK; lives in Hanover [about 1885].  They had:  [Note: There was no distinction between the two wives as to who bore what children.]

Lyman MINNICH 4 (Daniel 3, Henry 2, George 1) was born in Hanover; married Louisa KLUTZ; lives in Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pa. [about 1885].  They had:

Leander MINNICH 4 (Daniel 3, Henry 2, George 1) was born Hanover in 1850; married Henrietta COOLBAUGH; lives in Hanover (Sugar Notch) [about 1885].  They had:


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