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Minnich in Ohio

Barbara Sullivan (View posts)
Posted: 6 Oct 1999 5:44AM GMT
I am looking for any infromation on the following Minnich Family:

From 1870 Census, Warwich Twp. pg 403B or 23
Dwelling # 231

JOHN H. MINNICH, 35, farmer, born in Ohio
(born approx. 1835)
LOUSIA, 35
KAY, 5
MARK, 3
EVA, 1

I have a Louisa Fries (born: 1/23/1836- died: 9/5/1896) who married a Minnich.
They had a daughter Eva, who supposedly never married and moved to Wichita, Kansas.

The Fries (Freese) and MINNICH families were one of the orginal settlers of the
Trenton (now Tuscarawas), Ohio. "the firste store in Trenton was kept by John Minnich, Sr. The building...
was moved [there] from Goshen...and used as a store and home from 1827 to 1835...He continued a business man of the place until
his death, in 1871." -page 8 Warwick Township 1875 Atlas for Tuscarawas Co. Ohio

I believe John H. Minnich may be a son of John Minnich,Sr.

Does anyone have any info on this Minnich family? I am willing
to share information.
You may email me directly at the following address:
bjsullivan@billsfan.net

Thank you,
Barbara Sullivan

Minnich's in Tuscarawas county

Susan Houyouse (View posts)
Posted: 12 May 2000 11:17AM GMT
Hi. I'm researching a Minnich family for a friend of mine. Her line is from mostly Tuscarawas county and Coshocton county. We've hit a dead end for the most part.
Her Minnich line is from Susan C. Minnich who married Ephriam Johnson in Coshocton County. Susan is believed to have been born around 1842-1844. Both Ephriam and
Susan died in 1885 leaving 4 or 5 children under 18 orphaned. We've found most of the children but do not have a lot of information on Susan. Her father we believe
is David H. Minnich. Her mother is still a mystery. Just wondering if this ties into your line? thank you.
Susan Houyouse

Re: Minnich's in Tuscarawas county

Mary Ann (View posts)
Posted: 5 Oct 2001 6:52PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Hout, McKnight, Romine
I have a Minnich connection in Tuscarawas Co also. I don't know much yet. Looks like it may be the same time frame as yours. ladymiller@alltel.net


Descendants of John Minnich


Generation No. 1

1. JOHN1 MINNICH was born September 10, 1798 in Bedford, PA. He married ELIZABETH HOUT April 23, 1826 in New Philadelphia, OH, daughter of PETER HOUT and ROSANNAH MILLER.

Children of JOHN MINNICH and ELIZABETH HOUT are:
i. SARAH2 MINNICH, b. March 27, 1830.
ii. CHARLES PETER MINNICH, b. January 17, 1831.
iii. ROSANNAH MINNICH, b. February 19, 1832.
2. iv. JOHN HOUT MINNICH, b. May 25, 1835, Tuscarawas Co. OH; d. September 06, 1881, Wichita,KS.
v. MARY MINNICH, b. November 12, 1837.
3. vi. ALBERT MINNICH, b. March 29, 1842, Tuscarawas Co. OH; d. August 23, 1917.
vii. HENRY CLAY MINNICH, b. June 01, 1845.


Generation No. 2

2. JOHN HOUT2 MINNICH (JOHN1) was born May 25, 1835 in Tuscarawas Co. OH, and died September 06, 1881 in Wichita,KS. He married LOUISA FRIES.

Child of JOHN MINNICH and LOUISA FRIES is:
i. EVA3 MINNICH.

3. ALBERT2 MINNICH (JOHN1) was born March 29, 1842 in Tuscarawas Co. OH, and died August 23, 1917. He married HANNAH TUCKER November 22, 1863 in OH.

Child of ALBERT MINNICH and HANNAH TUCKER is:
4. i. MAUD MILDRED3 MINNICH, b. November 25, 1875, Derby, KS.


Generation No. 3

4. MAUD MILDRED3 MINNICH (ALBERT2, JOHN1) was born November 25, 1875 in Derby, KS. She married JOHN ELLSWORTH ALLRED.

Child of MAUD MINNICH and JOHN ALLRED is:
i. EDITH EVALYN4 ALLRED, b. August 23, 1910.

Re: Minnich's in Tuscarawas county

Posted: 5 Oct 2001 7:27PM GMT
Edited: 19 Oct 2004 10:39PM GMT

Re: Minnich's in Tuscarawas county

Mary Ann (View posts)
Posted: 5 Oct 2001 9:08PM GMT
Classification: Query
Gary, all that I have about my Minnich's are in my original message. Unfortunantly that's all I know. Mary Ann
ladymiller@alltel.net

Re: Minnich's in Tuscarawas county

Posted: 12 Jul 2002 11:37PM GMT
Classification: Query
This is from the 1880 Census, Coshocton County, OHIO

Census Place: Linton, Coshocton, Ohio
Source: FHL Film 1255003 National Archives Film T9-1003 Page 140B
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Ephriem JOHNSON Self M M W 46 OH
Occ: Carpenter Fa: MD Mo: PA
Susan JOHNSON Wife F M W 39 OH
Occ: Keeping House Fa: PA Mo: PA
Ella J. JOHNSON Dau F S W 14 OH
Fa: OH Mo: OH
Malinda JOHNSON Dau F S W 11 IL
Fa: OH Mo: OH
John JOHNSON Son M S W 9 OH
Fa: OH Mo: OH
Arabelle JOHNSON Dau F S W 7 OH
Fa: OH Mo: OH
Mary M. JOHNSON Dau F S W 5 OH
Fa: OH Mo: OH
Laura M. JOHNSON Dau F S W 11M OH
Fa: OH Mo: OH

Re: Minnich's in Tuscarawas county

Posted: 20 Jul 2002 6:24PM GMT
Classification: Query
My Minnichs are from Tuscarawas and Coshocton Counties in Ohio.

Samuel Minnich (c. AUG 1802 - 8 MAY 1886 married Hannah Snyder Gonser (widow with one child, a girl named Melinda, I think) on 2 AUG 1840.
Hannah's dates are 30 AUG 1810 - 8 SEP 1889.

Their children were

Lydia Minnich, 9 DEC 1840 - 13 APR 1874
Polly Minnich, 1842
Joseph Minnich, 5 APR 1846
Elizabeth Minnich
William Minnich, 23 OCT 1851 - 27 FEB 1880
Levi Minnich, 5 JUL 1854 - 30 APR 1902

Lydia Minnich was my g-grandmother. I have a picture of her and her teapot.

I believe that Elizabeth was called Libby.

I hope that this information is helpful.

Re: Minnich's in Tuscarawas county

Posted: 4 Nov 2002 6:55AM GMT
Classification: Query
My grandmother once gve me a family history tha tthalked about the minnichs and mary riley. I am sure they are the same people, she is from xanesville, ohio. Maybe i can put you in touch with her. My great grandmother's name was martt.

Re: Minnich's in Tuscarawas county

Posted: 24 Dec 2005 4:05AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Minnick, Rieth, Potts, Knisely
I was just reading your msg about your Minnich family in Tuscarawas Co Ohio (the descendants of John Minnich) Your msg was written in 2001 --- have you found a lot of information since then?I also have Minnich people in Tuscarawasstarting I think just after 1800 with Phillip and Sarah Salome Knisely. Their family group (children) is all messed up as they show children born after both of them have died. She was born York Co PA 1780 and died 1820 in Tuscarawas; Phillip died 1824. Another researcher told me that the court house in that county has a good bit of information on him at the time of his death but I have not seen it. I show Phillip born 1774 the son of Phillip Simon Muench, but some others show him as the son of Henry Minnick and Catherine Rieth born 1772.Any information you have on them would be greatly appreciated.I descend from Henry and Catherine Rieth;then their son Henry and Rebecca Potts, then their son Joseph P and Margaret A Williams then Joseph Peer and Minerva Bayless, then my father, Sydna Chandos Minnick and Ethel Cunningham.I have twin brothers. I have noticed several sets of twins among the Minnick/h people.Virginia Minnick Lee

Re: Minnich's in Tuscarawas county

Posted: 11 Apr 2008 1:48AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Minnich, Knisley
Samuel Minnich of Crawford Township, Coshocton County, Ohio was my 3Xgreat-grandfather. My mother is a Minnich. Samuel was born around 1804 and married Hannah Gonser. I have detailed information on the family from that point forward.

I believe that Samuel Minnich's parents were Phillip Minnich, b.1774 in PA and Sarah Knisely, b. 1780, also in PA. Both moved to Tuscarawas County, OH in the early 1800's and Phillip is mentioned in several early histories of the county. I cannot determine with certainty, however, that Samuel is indeed one of Phillip's sons. Does anyone have information that could either prove or disprove this? I have been looking for such a link for some time.

Thank you for your help!!

K. Absher
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