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198. Minnie HARMON3,79 was born in November 1865 in Missouri.46 She died after 1933 at the age of 68.

The 1870 census is the only time Minnie's birth place is given as Missouri. I never found her in 1880. After 1900, she always gave her place of birth as Indiana.

Minnie was still living when her brother James died in 1933. She was listed in his obituary as Mrs. Minnie Thayer, and was living with James at the time. She was in 1930, age 63, a widow, married at age 30 [she may have misunderstood the question as earlier censuses showed she married when she was about age 21]

1900 Census. Hancock Co IN, Center Twp, Hh 1
Hollis B. Thayer, b. Sept 1833, age 66, married for 42 years, b. NH, father b. MA, mother b. NH, Merchant. Permelia A., wife, b. Dec 1839, age 60, had two children, one living, b. IN, father b.VA, mother b. KY
Edwin P. Thayer, son, b. Dec 1864, age 36, married 13 years, b.IN, father b. NH, mother b. IN, Merchant.
Minnie R. dau-in-law, b. Nov 1865, age 34, has two children, b. IN as were her parents
George A., g-son, b. Aug 1887, age 12. Roxena, g-dau, b.Oct 1889, age 10.
Florence Bitler, Servant, b. Jan 1876, age 24, b. Ohio as were her parents.

1910 Census. Hancock Co IN, Center Twp, Hh 15
Permelia Thayer, age 70, Wd twice, had 1 child
Edmund P., son, age 45, Married 1 time for 24 years
Minnie, dau-in-law, age 44, two children, b. Indiana
George, son, age 22. Roxena, dau, age 21

1920 Census. Hancock Co IN, Center Twp, Greenfield Ward 1, Hh 81
Edwin P. Thayer, age 55, Barker
Minnie, wife, age 54, b. IN
Roxena Eldridge, daughter, age 30, marked as Single
Jeannie Eldridge, granddaughter, age 6, b. California, father b. Colorado


Minnie HARMON and Edwin P. THAYER were married about 1887. Edwin P. THAYER was born in December 1864 in Indiana.

Minnie HARMON and Edwin P. THAYER had the following children:

253

i.

George THAYER (private).

254

ii.

Roxena THAYER (private).