William Minford

M, #8042, b. 9 March 1868, d. 1935
     William Minford was born on 9 March 1868 at Scotland.1 He was a labourer. He married Mary Belle Briggs at Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA, on 6 August 1891.1,2,3 William Minford was a mine foreman.
He was listed as head of household in the 1900 US census at 3rd Precinct, Jefferson township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA. Those recorded in the household were: William Minford, head; Mary B. Minford, wife; James B. Minford, son.4
He died in 1935.5 He was buried in 1935 at Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA.5

Child of William Minford and Mary Belle Briggs


  1. [S6789] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "Series B, No. 3249. William Minford born in Scotland, on the 9th day of March A.D. 1868, residing at Jefferson Township, Allegheny Co, Penna, occupation laborer, not related by blood or marriage to the person whom he desires to marry, has not been married before. Mary B. Briggs born in Allegheny Co, Pa, on the 13th day of August A.D. 1870, residing at Mifflin Township, Allegheny Co, Penna, has not been married before. Marriage Licence issued: August 5th 1891. Consent of James Briggs, residing at Mifflin Township, Allegheny Co, Pa. Consent filed: August 5th 1891. Married: August 6th 1891 By Cyril B. Hatch. Duplicate certificate returned September 8 1891."
  2. [S6762] John W. Jordan, Genealogical and Personal History of Western Pennsylvania, Volume III, "Mary Belle, born August 13, 1871, married William Minford, superintendent of mines, Rich Hill, Pennsylvania."
  3. [S6764] Betty Coldren, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Betty Coldren of Pennsylvania, USA.
  4. [S6790] 1900, United States Census, "Minford William, head, white, male, born March 1868, age 32, married, 8 years married, born in Scotland, father born in Scotland, mother born in Scotland, 1870 year of immigration to US, 30 years in the US, mine foreman, 0 months not employed, can read, can write, can speak English, home rented, house, resident in 3rd Precinct, Jefferson Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania."
  5. [S6842] William Minford, Find A Grave record, "William Minford
    BIRTH 1868
    DEATH 1935 (aged 66–67)
    BURIAL Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA."