Dr. John Mingus

#6148, b. 15 Sep 1798, d. 26 Apr 1888
Last Edited:7 Jul 2016
FatherJohn Jacob Mingus Sr. b. about 1774, d. between 1840 and 1850
MotherSarah Angaline Riker

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
OccupationHe was a Miller, and was also known as a Doctor. However, he didn't have formal medical training, having learned doctoring from the Cherokee Indians.1
BirthJohn Mingus was born on 15 Sep 1798 at Elizabethtown, TN.1
Census1800, male 00-10Based on age, it is possible that John Mingus 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.2
Census1810, male 10-16Based on age, it is possible that John Mingus 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.3
Census1820, male 16-26Based on age, it is possible that John Mingus 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.4
MarriageJohn Mingus married Polly Enloe on 14 Apr 1822 at Haywood County, NC.5,6
DeathDr. John Mingus died at age 89 on 26 Apr 1888.

Citations:

  1. [S342] "Ancestors of Fay George Smith and Amy Jewel Anderson" to Joyce B Rivette. Held by Melissa Fay Jones.
  2. [S1429] 1800 U.S. Census. NC. Lincoln County. population schedule.
  3. [S1433] 1810 U.S. Census. NC. Haywood County. population schedule.
  4. [S1434] 1820 U.S. Census. NC. Haywood County. Population schedule. Digital images.
  5. [S1436] North Carolina Marriage Index, 1741-2004. Website. Online http://www.ancestry.com
  6. [S575] Ancestry.com. North Carolina Index to Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868.