DESCENDANTS OF MICHAEL MINIGH

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                              Don Norman

 

1.MICHAEL MINIGH

 

    Michael Minigh was probably born about 1810.  He married Mildred

Tutor.

 

Known children of Michael and Mildred (Tutor) Minigh.

 

  2.  (1). Elijah                  b.Jan  1 1834   d.Jul 12 1908

         m.Catherine (Haas) Losh Mar 18 1855

         m.Joanna Elizabeth Dawson Apr 6 1876

 

 

2.ELIJAH MINIGH    1.MICHAEL MINIGH

 

    Elijah Minigh, a son of Michael and Mildred (Tutor) Minigh, was

born in Rockingham County VA January 1, 1834 and died in Gilmer County

WV July 12, 1908.  He married Catherine (Haas) Losh in Rockingham

County March 18, 1855.  Catherine was reportedly a daughter of Abigail

Cooke.  (No explanation of the names in source material.)  Catherine

was born about 1834 and died in 1860.

    Elijah enlisted in Co D 10th VA Infantry (CSA) June 25, 1861 and

allegedly deserted and came to Lewis County WV during or shortly after

the Civil War.

    Elijah married Joanna Elizabeth Dawson in Lewis County April 6,

1876.  Joanna, a daughter of Basil and Eliza (Lowther) Dawson, was

born in Harrison County VA (WV) February 28, 1860 and died in Gilmer

County April 30, 1938.  The family moved to Gilmer County WV about

1890.

    Joanna married Minter Collins in Gilmer County WV in July 1909 after Elijah died.

 

Children of Elijah and Catherine (Haas) [Losh] Minigh.

 

  3.  (1). William Steven          b.May 17 1856   d.Feb 25 1938

         m.?

 

Out of wedlock child of Elijah Minigh.

 

  4.  (1). Newton Grogg            b.       1874

 

Children of Elijah and Joanna Elizabeth (Dawson) Minigh.

 

  5.  (1). Martha Susan            b.       1878   d.       1938

         m.Dr. Edwin T. Waitman Hall

 

  6.  (2). Hezekiah                b.       1879   d.       1908

         m.Zanna Marks

 

  7.  (3). Mary Alice              b.       1881   d.       1959

         m.Dr. Clayton Stout

 

  8.  (4). Ida                     b.       1885   d.       1961

         m.Permilius O'Neal Rogers

 

  9.  (5). Charles E. "Dick"       b.       1886   d.       1962

         m.Jeanetta King

 

 10.  (6). Olive Kathryn         b.       1887   d.       1922

         m.Floyd Amon Davis

 

 11.  (7). Audrey                  b.       1889   d.       1959

         m.Jesse Rogers

 

 12.  (8). Samuel                  b.       1892   d.       1966

         m.Cressie Lee VanHorn Apr 14 1914

 

 13.  (9). Floyd                   b.May  5 1893   d.Apr  3 1968

         m.Lourah Rhoades Dec 1 1912

 

 

3.WILLIAM STEVEN MINIGH    2.ELIJAH MINIGH    1.MICHAEL MINIGH

 

    William Steven Minigh, a son of Elijah and Catherine (Haas) [Losh]

Minigh, was born in Rockingham County VA May 17, 1856 and died

February 25, 1938.  His wife is unknown.

 

Known child of William Steven Minigh.

 

 14.  (1). Bessie

         m.Homer Langford

 

 

5.MARTHA SUSAN MINIGH    2.ELIJAH MINIGH    1.MICHAEL MINIGH

 

    Martha Susan Minigh, a daughter of Elijah and Joanna Elizabeth

(Dawson) Minigh, was born in 1878 and died in 1938.  She married D.

Edwin T. Waitman Hall.

 

Children of Edwin T. Waitman and Martha Susan (Minigh) Hall.

 

 15.  (1). Mark

 

 16.  (2). Irene

 

 

6.HEZEKIAH MINIGH    2.ELIJAH MINIGH    1.MICHAEL MINIGH

 

    Hezekiah Minigh, a son of Elijah and Joanna Elizabeth (Dawson) Minigh, was born in Gilmer County WV in 1879 and died in 1908.  He married Zanna Marks.

 

Children of Hezekiah and Zanna (Marks) MInigh.

 

 17.  (1). Edna

 

 18.  (2). Vera

 

 19.  (3). Oleta S.                 b. Mar 1 1913     d. Jam 15 2011

          m. William Holbert Beall Sep 12 1939 

 

 20.  (4). Howard

 

 21.  (5). Fred Franklin            b.c.     1910

         m. Geneva L. Kelley Oct  3 1929

 

 

7.MARY ALICE MINIGH    2.ELIJAH MINIGH    1.MICHAEL MINIGH

 

    Mary Alice Minigh, a daughter of Elijah and Joanna Elizabeth

(Dawson) Minigh, was born in 1881 and died in 1959.  She married Dr.

Clayton Stout.

 

Children of Dr. Clayton and Mary Alice (Minigh) Stout.

 

 22.  (1). Clark

 

 23.  (2). Ruth

         m.----- Copen

 

 

8.IDA MINIGH    2.ELIJAH MINIGH    1.MICHAEL MINIGH

 

    Ida Minigh, a daughter of Elijah and Joanna Elizabeth (Dawson)

Minigh, was born in 1885 and died in 1961.  She married Permilius

O'Neal "Neil" Rogers.  Neil, a son of Elihu G. and Mary A. Rogers, was

born about 1879.

 

Children of Permilius O'Neal and Ida (Minigh) Rogers.

 

 24.  (1). Martin

 

 25.  (2). Laura

 

 26.  (3). Elizabeth

 

 27.  (4). Mary

 

 28.  (5). Forrest

         m.Maude Reaser

 

 29.  (6). Jimmy

 

 30.  (7). Hally

 

 31.  (8). Glen

 

 

10.OLIVE KATHRYN MINIGH    2.ELIJAH MINIGH    1.MICHAEL MINIGH

 

    Olive Kathryn Minigh, a daughter of Elijah and Joanna Elizabeth

(Dawson) Minigh, was born in Gilmer County in 1887 and died there in

April 1922.  She married Floyd Amon Davis November 23, 1907.  Floyd,

a son of Levinia Davis, was born in Gilmer County WV may 10, 1872 and

died in Lewis County WV October 2, 1963.

    Floyd married Erma Gay Emerson January 1, 1930.  Erma was born in

Gilmer County February 1, 1898 and died at new Castle, IN November 3,

1988.

 

Children of Floyd Amon and Olive Kathryn (Minigh) Davis.

 

 32.  (1). Alma Bernice            b.Jun 13 1910

         m.Deward Oman Phillips

         m.Herbie Lee Jeffries  Aug 2 1959

 

 33.  (2). Irene Roxie             b.Jul 27 1912

         m.Asa Guy Emerson  May 27 1931

         m.James Harold Cunningham Dec 22 1964

 

 34.  (3). Lura May                b.Jul 27 1914

         m.Harold Robert Ingle Mar 11 1940

 

 

11.AUDREY MINIGH    2.ELIJAH MINIGH    1.MICHAEL MINIGH

 

    Audrey Minigh, a daughter of Elijah and Joanna Elizabeth (Dawson)

Minigh, was born in Gilmer County WV in 1889 and died in 1959.  She

married Jesse Rogers.

 

Children of Jesse and Audrey (Minigh) Rogers.

 

 35.  (1). Lora

 

 36.  (2). Madeline

 

 37.  (3). Ray

 

 38.  (4). Charles

 

 39.  (5). Mark

 

 40.  (6). Audra

 

 41.  (7). Annabel

 

 42.  (8). George Marion

 

 43.  (9). James Floyd

 

 44. (10). Harry

 

 

12.SAMUEL MINIGH    2.ELIJAH MINIGH    1.MICHAEL MINIGH

 

    Samuel Minigh, a son of Elijah and Joanna Elizabeth (Dawson)

Minigh, was born in Gilmer County WV in 1892 and died in 1966.  He

married Cressie Lee VanHorn April 14, 1914.  Cressie, a daughter of

Lee F. and Viola C. VanHorn, was born in June 1896.

 

Children of Samuel and Cressie Lee (VanHorn) Minigh.

 

 45.  (1). Clayton                 b.c.     1915

         m. Dorothy Shapler

 

 46.  (2). Willard "Bill"

 

 47.  (3). Wilbur Helton

 

 48.  (4). Paul Wilson             b.c      1920   d.Jan 11 1986

         m.Margaret Moss Oct  4 1940

 

 49.  (5). Edith Rosalie

 

 50.  (6). Samuel Jr.

 

 51.  (7). Joan Lavelle            b.              d.Jun 29 1996

         m.Harold Robert Allen Jun 14 1953

 

13.FLOYD MINIGH    2.ELIJAH MINIGH    1.MICHAEL MINIGH

 

    Floyd Minigh, a son of Elijah and Joanna Elizabeth (Dawson)

Minigh, was born in Gilmer County WV May 5, 1893 and died April 3,

1968.  He married Lourah Mable Rhoades December 1, 1912.  Lourah, a

daughter of George and Texanna Rhoades, was born February 8, 1892 and

died June 29, 1962.

 

Children of Floyd and Lourah Mable (Rhoades) Minigh.

 

 52.  (1). Freda Mae               b. Nov 10 1913  d. Aug 13 2004

         m.Hoy "Jake" Conrad  Jan 2 1936

 

 53.  (2). June Elizabeth          b.       1918   d.       1924

 

 54.  (3). Floyd Vernon            b.       1925   d.       1943

 

 55.  (4). Earl Rhoades            b.       1927

         m.Virginia Maxine Bailey  Jul 3 1949

         m.Constance Fox

 

 56.  (5). Robert Joseph           b.       1932

         m.Idris Lavonne Childers  Dec 31 1950

 

 

19.OLETA S. MINIGH   6.HEZEKIAH MINIGH    2.ELIJAH MINIGH    1.MICHAEL MINIGH

 

      Oleta S. Mimigh, a daughter of Hezekiah and Zanna (Marks) Miningh, was born in Lewis County WV March 1, 193 and died in Gilmer County WV January 15, 2011. She married ---- Salvino.  She married William Holbert Beall September 12, 1939. He died November 21, 2000.

 

Children of ---- and Oleta S. (Minigh) Salvino.

 

 57.  (1). James

         m. Betty ----

 

Children of William Holbert and Oleta S. (Minigh) [Salvino] Beall.

 

 58.  (1). Linda

         m. Thomas Whaley

 

     

45.CLAYTON MINIGH    12.SAMUEL MINIGH    2.ELIJAH MINIGH    1.MICHAEL

MINIGH

 

    Clayton Minigh, a son of Samuel and Cressie Lee (VanHorn) Minigh,

was born about 1915. He married Dorothy Shapler.

 

Known children of Clayton and Dorothy (Shapler) Minigh.

 

 59.  (1). Donna L.                b.Jun  5 1942   d.Apr 17 2001

         m. Francis Lee Jones Jun 1 1959

 

 60.  (2). Karl

 

 61.  (3). Mike

 

 62.  (4). Jimmy

 

 63.  (5). Gary

 

 64.  (6). Danny

 

 65.  (7). Carolyn Sue

         m. ----- Radford

 

 66.  (8). Ernestine

         m. ----- Winters

 

48.PAUL WILSON MINIGH    12.SAMUEL MINIGH    2.ELIJAH MINIGH

1.MICHAEL MINIGH

 

    Paul Wilson Minigh, a son of Samuel and Cressie Lee (VanHorn)

Minigh, was born in Gilmer County WV about 1920 and died January 11,

1986. He married Margaret Moss October 4, 1940. Margaret, a daughter of

Robert Aaron and Audra (Hitt) Moss, was born in Gilmer County April

5, 1923 and died in Morgantown, WV February 22, 1999.

 

Children of Paul Wilson and Margaret (Moss) Minigh.

 

 67.  (1). Paulette

         m. Peter Beall

 

 68.  (2). June

         m.---- Perrine

 

 69.  (3). Annette

         m. Bobby Intihar

 

 70.  (4). Pamela

        

 71.  (5). Leonard

 

 72.  (6). Wilford L.               b. Jan 28 1947    d. Jul 1 2011

 

 73.  (7). Roger

          m. Debbie ----

 

 74.  (8). Marvin

          m. Roberta ----

 

 75.  (9). Robert

         m. Rebecca ----

 

 76. (10). Paul Wilson Jr.

         m. Pamela -----

 

 77. (11). Patrick

 

52.FREDA MAE MINIGH    13.FLOYD MINIGH    2.ELIJAH MINIGH    1.MICHAEL

MINIGH

 

    Freda Mae Minigh, a daughter of Floyd and Lourah Mable (Rhoades)

Minigh, was born in 1913.  She married Hoy "Jake" Conrad January 2,

1936.

 

Children of Hoy "Jake" and Freda Mae (Minigh) Conrad.

 

 78.  (1). Donald                  b.       1937

         m.Janet Snoderly

 

 79.  (2). William                 b.       1941

         m.Althea Boggess  1967

 

 80.  (3). John Michael            b.       1951

 

 

55.EARL RHOADES MINIGH    13.FLOYD MINIGH    2.ELIJAH MINIGH

1.MICHAEL MINIGH

 

    Earl Rhoades Minigh, a son of Floyd and Lourah Mable (Rhoades)

Minigh, was born in 1927.  He married Virginia Maxine Bailey July 3,

1949.  Maxine, a daughter of Walter D. and Lucy Bailey, was born in

1931 and was killed in an auto accident in Kanawha County WV in 1967.

    Earl's second wife is Constance Fox.

 

Children of Earl Rhoades and Virginia Maxine (Bailey) Minigh.

 

 81.  (1). David

 

 82.  (2). Susan

 

Child of Constance Fox.

 (Step child of Earl Rhoades Minigh.)

 

 83.  (1). Pamela

 

Children of Earl Rhoades and Constance (Fox) Minigh.

 

 84.  (1). Paul Rhoades            b.       1969

 

56.ROBERT JOSEPH MINIGH    13.FLOYD MINIGH    2.ELIJAH MINIGH

1.MICHAEL MINIGH

 

    Robert Joseph Minigh, a son of Floyd and Lourah Mable (Rhoades)

Minigh, was born in Gilmer County July 3, 1932.  He married Idris

Lavonne Childers December 31, 1950.  Lavonne, a daughter of Charley

Victor and Josie Alice (Miller) Childers, was born in Gilmer County

November 11, 1930.

 

Children of Robert Joseph and idris Lavonne (Childers) Minigh.

 

 85.  (1). Robert Eric             b.Jan 22 1953

         m.Wavie Louise Weaver Oct 16 1982

 

 86.  (2). Michael Joseph          b.Oct  4 1955

         m.Jan Elizabeth Barnett  Mar 28 1981

 

 87.  (3). Philip Vaughan          b.Dec 25 1959

 

59.DONNA L. MINIGH    45.CLAYTON MINIGH    12.SAMUEL MINIGH    2.ELIJAH

MINIGH    1.MICHAEL MINIGH

 

    Donna L. Minigh, a daughter of Clayton and Dorothy (Shapler) Minigh,

was born in Gilmer County WV June 5, 1942 and died in Wood County WV

April 17, 2001. She married Francis Lee Jones June 1, 1959.

 

Children of Francis Lee and Donna L. (Minigh) Jones.

 

 88.  (1). Darrin

 

 89.  (2). David

 

 90.  (3). Cynthia

         m. ----- Wilds

 

 91.  (4). Tiffany

 

 92.  (5). Brittany

 

 

72.WILFORD L. MINIGH   48.PAUL WILSON MINIGH    12.SAMUEL MINIGH    2.ELIJAH MINIGH   1.MICHAEL MINIGH

 

      Wilford L. “Tinker” Minigh, a son Children of Paul Wilson and Margaret (Moss) Minigh, was born in Gilmer County WC Janaury 28, 1947 and died in Harrison County WV July 1, 2001. His spouse is unidentified.

 

Children of Wilford L. Minigh.

 93.  (1). David

          m. Jennifer ----

 

 94.  (2). Paul

          m. Stacey ----

 

 95.  (3). Mark

          m. Sara -----

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"Gilmer County WV History 1845-1989" pp.191,192,193

"Heritage of Braxton County WV 1989" pp.201,202

1880,1900,1910,1920 Gilmer County WV census

 

Norman, Don, "Descendants of John David", "Descendants of James

Bailey", "Descendants of James Anderson Moss"

"The Glenville Democrat" Mar 4 1999, Apr 26 2001, Sep 2 2004, Jan 20 2011, July 7 2011

“NewsandSentinel.com” Parkersburg WV May 23 2007