Biography of J. H. Minard
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Minard, J. H., was born in the town of Locke, Cayuga county, November 4, 1842, and is the fourth of six children born to Henry T., and Annie (Hill) Minard, both of Cayuga county, and who came to Troupsburg in 1846 and settled on the State road, where they died, he April 22, 1867, and she July 3, 1848. The grandfather, Henry Minard,died:in Locke. The paternal grandfather, Thomas, was a soldier in the Revolutionary war. J. H. Minard has always followed farming, and now owns a farm which he bought in 1881. In 1866 he married Cornelia, daughter of Lewis and Julia (Martin) Olmstead, by whom he had three children: Lewis H., who bought the Clark farm, which joins the homestead, which he works in connection with the homefarm; Gertie, wife of George Fox, who died july 25, 1886; and Lizzie E., wife of Bradshaw White. Mr. Minard enlisted September 17, 1861, in Company E, 75th N. Y. Vols., and was honorably discharged November 25, 1864. He was Port Hudson, all through the Red River campaign, and was wounded at Winchester by a minnie ball, September 19, 1864, and prior to this was on duty every day. He is a member of Post Baily No. 351, G. A. R.

From:
Landmarks of Steuben County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Harlo Hakes
Assisted by: L. C. Aldrich and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1896


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