Catherine Ann Minard was born in about 1830 near New Rumley, Harrison County, OH, the daughter of George and Susannah (Smith) Minard. Precious little is known about her life.
When the federal census of 1860 was taken, Catherine and her unmarried sister Mary (age 20) resided with their parents near Scio and Connotton, Harrison County. Her occupation was identified as "domestic."
In 1880, when the federal census was taken, Catherine was age 55 and residing with her aged father and unmarried sister Mary (46).
In May 1885, Catherine and her father both were admitted to the Harrison County Infirmary – she was released on March 7, 1887, after a stay of nearly two years. Unfortunately, he remained there, and died in the informary in 1891.
Nothing more about Catherine's life is known, but will be reported here when learned.
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