- Virginia Vital Records #1, 1600s-1800s, Virginia Land Records, Abstracts of
Virginia Land Patents, page 635.
(340) EDWARD MINTER, 300 acres on upper Chippoaks creek, on the west side of
the great swamp, and adjoining the land of Jeremiah Clements. Due 50 for the
transportation of his now wife, Grace, 50 for the transportation of one
servant, Richard Hyde, and 200 by bill of sale from Charles Foard, to whom
it was due for the transportation of four persons: Ann Emmerton, Henry
Patrick, Edward Young, and Jon. Cooper.
By West, last day of May, 1636.
This establishes Edward Minter's wife as Grace. This is an abstract.
Virginia Colonial Records, 1600s-1700s, Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book
1, Pat II, Page 94 records this land transaction: EDWARD MINTER, 300 acs.
James Citty Co. 25 July 1638, page 583. At the Up. Chippokes, bounded on the
W. with a great Sw. next to land of Benjamine Harrison, runing along the S.
side of James Riv. towards land of Jerimiah Clements. Trans. of 6 pers:
Grace Minter his wife, Richard Hyde, Ann Emmerton, Hen. Patrick, Edward
Young, John Cooper.
In Founders and Patriots of America Index, page 152, Lineages of Hereditary
Society Members, 1600s-1900s, is listed:
Edward (1612- c.1684) m. 1633 Grace.... VA XXVIII, 159.
This indicates the birth dates of Edward and the marriage date to his wife
Grace as 1633, yet she doesn't arrive in VA until 1638.
In Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623-1666m Surnames M-N, page 228, from
Genealogical Records: Virginia Colonial Records, 1600s-1700s. Genealogy
MINTER, JON., 1638, by Wm. Baker and Associates, Charles City Co.
MINTER, GRACE, 1638, by Edward Minter (her husband) James City Co.
MINTER, JON., 1635 by Edw. Minter, James Co.
MINTER, RUTH, 1635 by Edw. Minter, James Co.
MINTER, ANNIE, 1635 by Edw. Minter, James Co.
This list reveals that JON. (which is either JOHN or JONATHAN), RUTH and
ANNIE MINTER came in 1635 and were brought in by Edw. Minter, probably their
father. It is not until 1638 that Edward's wife GRACE MINTER comes from
England according to this listing. Yet, she is mentioned in a 1636 deed.
Need help to sort this out.
According to George Minter email@example.com, JONATHAN MINTER came from
Londo in 1635 on the Ship Paul E. captained by Leonard Betts, possibly to
: Virginia Vital Records #1, 1600s-1800s, Virginia Land
Records, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents, page 582. Found on Genealogy
(233) EDWARD MINTER, 250 acres in the county of James, over against Dancing
Point, on the south side of the river, and on the east side of a small creek
called Sunken Marsh Creek, and extending along the bank of the river -- due
said Edward Minter, as son and heir of his father RICHARD MINTER,
deceased -- 50 acres due the said Rich'd Minter for his personal adventure,
50 for the personal adventure of his wife ANNA MINTER (mother of said
Edward) and 150 for the transportation of his two sons EDWARD and JOHN
MINTER, and one servant William Browne. By West, July 22nd 1635.