Bradford County PA
Chemung County NY
Tioga County PA
The Daniel & Polly Minier Family

From History of Sheshequin 1777-1902; Heverly; pub.1902; Towanda, Pa; pp. 194.-195

Submitted by Pat HITTLE Gore

This page is part of the Tri-County Genealogy Sites by Joyce M. Tice

No Unauthorized Commercial Use may Be Made of This Material

Joyce's Search Tip - January 2008
Do You Know that you can search  the site by using the Partitioned search engine at the bottom of the Current What's New Page? Family pages are listed on the Family list but also on the individual Township pages in the Photo, Bible, and other sections.

The Miniers. -- Daniel MINIER, a German by birth, moved from Northampton county, Pa., and settled on the Warner farm at a very early day, being the first settler in the Milan neighborhood. He had a family of the following children: John, George, Abraham, Daniel, Elias, Elizabeth, Mary, Susan, Hannah and Anna. Polly MINIER, the wife and mother, died December 14, 1842, aged 95 years. Abraham, born October 16, 1782, was an itinerant preacher and disseminated the "good word" for over fifty years; died August 10, 1865. He married Lillie BURCH, whose brother, Rev. Robert Burch was a preacher in the M. E. Church, and at one time presiding elder of the Susquehanna district. Elias MINIER, born January 12, 1787, married Judith H., daughter of Samuel GORE. In 1834 he moved to Sheshequin, settling the farm now owned by D. W. Chaffee. His children were Sylvester, Samuel, Sarah, Mary, Daniel and Dow. Sylvester married Christianna RUSSEL of Rome; Samuel married first Amanda MORLEY of Rome, second Lodema VANCISE of Sheshequin; Sarah married Daniel MILLER of Bergen, N. Y.; Mary died unmarried; Daniel married Martha RIDLE of Ulster; Dow married Sarah SWAIN of Sheshequin. Mr. MINIER died May 31, 1865, and his wife (born June 17, 1796), September 20, 1863. Daniel MINIER followed his brother into Sheshequin, but subsequently removed to Wysox.

Joyce Tip Box -- December 2007 -
If you are not navigating this Tri-Counties Site via the left and right sidebars of the Current What's New page you are doing yourself a disservice. You can get to any place on the site easily by making yourself familiar with these subject and place topics. Try them all to be as familiar with the site's 16,000 plus pages as you can. Stop groping in the dark and take the lighted path. That's also the only way you'll find the search engines for the site or have access to the necessary messages I may leave for you. Make it easy on yourself.