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Some of the 87 known grandchildren of Western Pennsylvania pioneers Jacob and Maria (Nein) Minerd Sr.  Click to see their biographies, or by first letter of their last name below. Or perform a custom Google search of our site using the field below.


Cousin Biographies
Stories of the First Four Generations of Cousins

Our family today is massive. The ancestors of most of us, Western Pennsylvania pioneers Jacob and Maria (Nein) Minerd Sr., produced at least 1,957 descendants by the year 1900, comprising just the first four generations of offspring.  This includes 12 children - 87 grandchildren - 470 known great- grandchildren - and 1,400 known great- great- grandchildren. The names of these cousins -- the "First 1,950" -- are listed in alphabetical order, with links to those who have biographies.

The families of Jacob's brother Friedrich Meinert Jr. (Meinder) and sister Maria Elizabeth (Meinert) Gaumer also are profiled on this site.

There are more than 1,610 bios on our site, with more to come.  Begin by clicking on the first letter of the last name you seek.  Then, look at the list to find the name.  If the name is linked, click to see a bio.  In the list of Minerd- Minard- Miner- Minor names, all variations of spellings are intermingled and listed alphabetically by the person's first name.


Click to see lists of last names beginning with these letters 
(Women appear under their maiden names):

~A~   ~B~   ~C~   ~D~   ~E-F~
~G~   ~H-I~   ~J~   ~K~   ~L~
~Ma-Mil~   ~Min~   ~Mo-Mu~   ~N-O~
~P-Q~   ~R~   ~S~   ~T~   ~U-V~   ~W-X~   ~Y-Z~


Do They Fit?

We also are researching a number of individuals who may (or may not) be connected with our family.  Click here to see a brief bio of each one.


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