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Biographical Sketch for
David Minto Family


David-------+     Francis Webb---+  +--Thomas David---------+
 Minto      |                    |  |                       |
            +--+                 +--+  Carrie Reynolds------+
            |  |                 |  |
Jane        |  +--John-----------+  +--William Edward-------+
 Johnstone--+  |                 |  |                       |
               |                 |  |  Catherine A. Murrie--+
               |                 |  |
               |                 |  +--Margaret Fink--------+
               |                 |  |                       |
               |                 |  |  John McGuire---------+
               |                 |  |
               |                 |  +--Ida May
               |                 |  |
               |                 |  +--Frances Webb---------+
               |                 |  |                       |
               |                 |  |  James R. Murrie------+
               |                 |  |
               |                 |  +--Jane Johnstone
               |                 |  |
               |                 |  +--John
               |                 |  |
               |                 |  +--Robert Almond
               |                 |
               |                 +--+--Bertha
               |                 |
               |  Cornelia Druce-+
               |
               +--William
               |
               +--Robert Wield
               |
               +--David James----+  +--infant son
               |                 |  |
               |                 +--+--Edward Johnstone
               |  Susannah       |  |
               |   Dale Smith----+  +--Robert Earnest
               |                    |
               |                    +--Annie Belle
               |                    |
               |                    +--Una Jean
               |                    |
               |                    +--George Smith
               |                    |
               |                    +--David Harold----+
               |                                       |
               |                       Edith Holloway--+
               |
               +--Jannet Sarah---+  +--Nellie Jannet
                                 |  |
                                 +--+--David Thomas
                  Chase          |  |
                   Edward Webb---+  +--Frank Almond
                                    |
                                    +--Margaret May
                                    |
                                    +--Edgar Chase


David Minto

Born April 2, 1804 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. Married Jane Johnstone February 16, 1835, in Scotland. See tree above for children. Came to America in 1839. Came to Lake County in 1843. Died March 17, 1848, in Antioch Township.

Jane Johnstone

Born September 26, 1813, in Scotland. Married David Minto on February 16, 1835, in Scotland. Sister-in-law of George White. Died March 24, 1893.

Children of David and Jane Johnstone Minto


John

Read biographical sketch written in
1877.

Born November 28, 1835, in Scotland. Married Francis C. Webb in 1856. She was born in September, 1837, in New York. Children by Francis. Francis died March 24, 1878, at age 39 years 6 months. Married Cornelia Druce on April 27, 1881. Children by Cornelia. Moved to California in 1884, taking most of his children along. Died October 12, 1908, in California.

William

Born May 6, 1837, in Scotland. Married Josephine (unknown last name). Children: Josephine, died January, 1919. Moved to Watsonville, California, then Berkeley, California. Died about June, 1919, at Berkeley, California (obituary).

Robert Wield

Born February 28, 1839, in Annan, Scotland. Moved to Modoc County and Eagleville, California. Died September 30, 1914 (obituary).

David James

Read biographical sketches written in 1877 and 1891.

Born October 22, 1841, in Cannadaigua,Ontario, New York. Civil War soldier. Married Susannah Dale Smith about May 18, 1869. She was born August 18, 1839, in Mass. She died March 13, 1914, at age 74 years 6 months. Children. Died March 25, 1915, at age 73 years and 5 months.

Jannet Sarah

Born October 10, 1844, at Loon Lake, Ill. Married Chase Edward Webb on November 14, 1865. Children. Moved to Waukegan about 1887. Died Tuesday, February 18, 1890, at Waukegan, Illinois. Mr. Webb remarried.

Children of John and Francis Webb Minto


Thomas David

Born July 10, 1857. Married Carrie Reynolds in 1877. She was born about 1859 in Cormant, Ohio. Children: Mabel, born about 1878; Clarence, born about 1880; daughter, born January 9, 1882. Moved to California. Died September 7, 1912, in San Francisco (
obituary).

William Edward

Born June 21, 1860. Married Catherine A. Murrie on November 8, 1882. She was born December 9, 1861, and died December 18, 1883. Moved to California. Died on November 26, 1940, at age 80 years, at Sonoma, California.

Margaret Fink

Born April 3, 1862. Married John McGuire on January 17, 1883. Children. Died April 6, 1885.

Ida May

Born December 5, 1863. Moved to California.

Frances Webb

Born April 22, 1866. Married James R. Murrie in 1882. Children: Ida May, born March 5, 1883, died April, 1883. Died March 13, 1883.

Jane Johnstone

Born March 16, 1869. Moved to California.

John

Born January 17, 1871. Moved to California. Died on January 4, 1947, at age 75 years, at San Mateo, California.

Robert Almond

Born March 17 (April 1?), 1878. Moved to California in 1885.

Children of John and Cornelia Druce Minto


Bertha

Born April 15, 1882. Went to California.

Children of David James and Susannah Dale Smith Minto


(infant son)

Born and died April 29, 1870.

Edward Johnstone

Born July 26, 1871. Died May 19, 1875, at age four years.

Robert Earnest

Born June 18, 1873. Died February 22, 1892.

Annie Belle

Born September 3, 1874. Died April 3, 1898 (
obituary).

Una Jean

Born February 15, 1876. Missionary to Africa; including Bailundo, West Central Africa (read details of one journey). Family genealogist. Died on October 20, 1963, at age 87 years, at Huntington Park, California. (photo available: 1916).

George Smith

Born December 16, 1877. Died March 13, 1894, at age 16.

David Harold

Went by the name D. Harold Minto. Born April 30, 1880. Married E. Mildred Holloway (1882-1958) on October 18, 1905. Children: Katherine, born November 3, 1906, moved to Decatur, Illinois; Ruth Mildred, born April 22, 1908, moved to Waukegan in 1963, died September 28, 1976 (obituary); Grace E., married Mr. Hines, moved to Aurora, Illinois; Donald Harold, married Catherine, moved to Rhode Island; Clarice Lucile, married Donald Pharo, moved to Phoenix, Arizona; Lura Jean, married Mr Johaningsmeir. Farmed, at "Maple Hill Farm". Died in 1963.
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