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Abraham Minckler[1]

Male 1839 - 1897  (58 years)


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  • Name Abraham Minckler  [2, 3
    Born 1839  Schoharie Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Oct 1897  [5
    Person ID I105612  My Genealogy

    Father Johannes Minckler,   b. 2 Mar 1807, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1876, Fremont Center, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Catherine Jane Post,   b. 17 Mar 1812, Linlithgo, Columbia Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1897, Linlithgo, Columbia Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 1830  Linlithgo, Columbia Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F46180  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Claracilla Ferguson 
    Children 
     1. Sanford Minckler,   b. Abt 1858
     2. Abraham Minckler,   b. Abt 1860
     3. Mary Minckler,   b. Abt 1862
     4. James Henry Minckler,   b. 14 Apr 1863
     5. Elmer Minckler,   b. Abt 1865
     6. Mattie Minckler,   b. Abt 1867
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F46182  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • At Minkler Forum on Ancestry.Com:

      Abraham Minckler, 1832-1902, Snake Oil Salesman
      Author: Amanda Erlanson Date: 13 Aug 2002

      I am looking for any information on Abraham Minckler, who was my ggg-uncle, a snake oil salesman with a traveling medicine show, and later a farmer. A children's book called "Willie and the Rattlesnake King" was written about him. I understand that there was a pamphlet printed at one time as well, which I would love to have a copy of. He lived in Schoharie Co., NY and Wayne Co., PA, was married to Claracilla "Clary" Ferguson and had at least two sons, Abraham and Sanford. His parents were Johannes Minckler and Catharine Jane Post, and he is mentioned in the book "Mincklers in America."

  • Sources 
    1. [S1484] jontoddgibsoncase, Jon Todd Gibson Case.

    2. [S276] Corresspondence with Ms. Lura Meckle, HCR Box 354, Damascus, PA 18415.

    3. [S277] David Minkler Descendants.FTW.

    4. [S270] Josiah Minkler Family Group Record, Houle and Brauer, (WWW.Familysearch.Org Submitted by: Merle C. Houle, 4530 Cypress, La Canada, CA 91011 and Eugene Richard Brauer, 1928 East Vaughn St., Tempe, AZ 85283).

    5. [S1786] Relations of the Great 17th-Century American Family, R.D.Kolb , (Ancestry.Com, Ancestry World Tree).

    6. [S274] Parmentiers, Theresa Gaskell , (Ancestry.Com, Ancestry World Tree).