John Jacob Mingus Jr

#6135, b. 10 Jun 1796, d. 2 Jun 1865
Last Edited:3 Jan 2017
FatherJohn Jacob Mingus Sr. b. about 1774, d. between 1840 and 1850
MotherSarah Angaline Riker

Children of John Jacob Mingus Jr and Sarah Maude Seabolt

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
OccupationHe was a Baptist minister.1
BirthJohn Jacob Mingus Jr was born on 10 Jun 1796 at Elizabethtown, TN, (or poss. Lincoln County, NC?)2,3,4
Census1800, male 00-10Based on age, it is possible that John Jacob Mingus Jr was counted as a free white male under the age of ten, in the household of Jacob Minges on the 1800 Federal Census at Lincoln County, NC.5
Census1810, male 10-16Based on age, it is possible that John Jacob Mingus Jr was counted as a free white male 10 to 16 years old, in the household of Jacob Minges on the 1810 Federal Census at Haywood County, NC.6
MilitaryJohn Jacob Mingus Jr served in the military during the War of 1812. He enlisted as a private on 24 Mar 1814 at NC, under Captain Robert Love's company at Camp Federal Point, in the 43rd U.S. Infantry. Jacob was described as 5 feet 7 inches tall, with blue eyes, dark hair, and fair complexion.
His enlistment term was for five years, but he was discharged early on 26 Dec 1815 at Fort Nelson, VA, "a minor".7
Census1820, male 16-26Based on age, it is possible that John Jacob Mingus Jr was counted as a free white male 16 to 26 years old, in the household of Jacob Mingous on the 1820 Federal Census at Haywood County, NC.8
MarriageJohn Jacob Mingus Jr married Sarah Maude Seabolt, daughter of John Seabolt, in Mar 1823 at Waynesville, Haywood County, NC.2,4
Census1850Jacob Mingus (given age 54) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1850 census at Haywood County, NC, with his wife, Sarah. Other household members included Ephragm Mingus (given age 20), Sophia Mingus (given age 18), M. C. Mingus (given age 15), Paul Mingus (given age 14), Mary Mingus (given age 9), Jacob Mingus (given age 7), Eli Mingus (given age 5) and John Mingus (given age 2). Jacob was a Baptist Minister, and owned real estate valued at $600.3
Census1860Jacob Mingus (given age 63) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1860 census at Hartville, Wright County, MO, with his wife, Sarah; Paul Mingus (given age 24), Ephraim Mingus (given age 15) and John P. Mingus (given age 12). They were farmers, with real estate valued at $2000 and personal estate valued at $300. Living with the family were the Stillwells: Nancy, age 34; Hannah, age 13?; Sophia, age 12; Margaret, age 6; and Laura, age 1/12. They were probably related through Jacob's daughter Mary Elizabeth, who married Jacob Stillwell..9
DeathRev. John Jacob Mingus Jr. died at age 68 on 2 Jun 1865 in Wright County, MO.4,2
BurialHe was buried at Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Odin, Wright County, MO.4,10

Citations:

  1. [S1441] Highland Messenger. Asheville, NC. News article.
  2. [S342] "Ancestors of Fay George Smith and Amy Jewel Anderson" to Joyce B Rivette. Held by Melissa Fay Jones.
  3. [S427] 1850 U.S. Census. NC. Haywood County. population schedule.
  4. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S1429] 1800 U.S. Census. NC. Lincoln County. population schedule.
  6. [S1433] 1810 U.S. Census. NC. Haywood County. population schedule.
  7. [S1432] Ancestry.com. U.S. Army, Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914. NARA Microfilm Publication M233, 81 rolls. National Archives, Washington DC.
  8. [S1434] 1820 U.S. Census. NC. Haywood County. Population schedule. Digital images.
  9. [S425] 1860 U.S. Census. MO. Wright County. population schedule.
  10. [S340] Carol Constance (Younker) Boyer. Barnhiser / Bernheisel Family Lines. Denver, CO: Boyer, Jan 1995.
  11. [S680] MO. Wright Parish. Death certificate. Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, MO, USA.
  12. [S674] MO. Wright Parish. Death certificate. Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, MO, USA.