Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tombstone Tuesday - Harvey and Sidney Minner

Harvey Minner
1877 - 1923

Sidney Minner
1871 - 1915

Brothers Harvey and Sidney Minner are buried in Love Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Their tombstone was photographed 7 November 2014.

According to Kentucky Death Certificate #10406, Harve Minner was born 19 July 1877, but his World War I Draft Registration gives his birth date as 19 August 1877 and his full name is listed as Harve Edrington Minner and his occupation as Post Master, Sheridan, Kentucky.  His sister, Sue Yates, was given as his closest relative. He died 27 April 1923.

Sidney Minner's Kentucky Death Certificate #9351 gives his date of birth as 26 January 1871 and death date as 30 April 1915.

The 1910 Crittenden County census shows Harve and Sidney Minner living on the Princeton-Wallace Ferry Road in the household headed by their older sister, Sue Yates, who was the widow of R.H. Yates.[1]

[1] Brenda Joyce Jerome, Crittenden County, KY Marriage Records Vol. II 1866-1886, (Evansville, IN: Evansville Bindery), 1991:160.

Published 13 December  2016, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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