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Phineas Minter

Male Abt 1567 - Bef 1620  (~ 53 years)

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  • Name Phineas Minter 
    Born Abt 1567 
    Christened 1567  St Mary Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 843B5064BAA14EAE9C4E261799B000C9038C 
    Died Bef 5 Sep 1620 
    Buried 5 Sep 1620  Buckland next Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Parish Register shows Phineas was baptised in 'Februerie' 1566/67 as Phinyas Munter (entries at Feb 2, 9, -6 and -3. Date damaged by stain from damp). Parents names not stated.
      However, information at tells a fuller story. I haven't tried to substantiate the following:
      "Phineas Munter was born in Dover, England. He was christened on 23 Feb 1566/1567 in St. Mary the Virgin, Dover,England. He died on 9 Sep 1620 in Buckland, England. He was buried in Buckland, England.
      [Phineas's parents were] possibly John Mynter born in of Saint Saviour's, Southwark, Surrey. He died in 1585. He married poss Margery."
      The source speculates that John Mynter "was probably the son, or grandson, of Dutch immigrants to Dover. A John Mynter "from the domain of the emperor" was naturalized 16 September 1549 (Patent Rolls)."
      The same source says that Phineas had siblings:
      Elizabeth Munter who married Edward Powell on 6 October 1584.
      Henry Munter who married Sarah Baker on 10 January 1583/83 in Folkestone.

      Phineas was a blacksmith of Buckland next Dover.

      Phineas's second marriage took place at St Paul Canterbury (as 'Phinis Minter to Elizabeth Johnson of ye towne of Dover, by licence') but was also recorded at St Mary Dover (as 'Phineas Mynter and Elizabeth Johnson, by licence at Canterbury'). The month of marriage was probably May (the licence was issued at Canterbury on 27 May 1605 and they were married at St Pauls Canterbury on the same day) although the typed copy of the St Mary Dover register says April.

      He was buried as Phineas Mounter (this entry from the Consistory transcripts. The register is damaged between May 1620 at the foot of one page and May 1622 at the beginning of the page that follows).

      Administration of goods granted to Elizabeth his relict on 21 November 1620 at Canterbury Consistory Court.
    Person ID I1  Dover (2), Kent
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2016 

    Family 1 Katherine,   d. Bef 13 Apr 1605 
     1. Elizabeth Minter,   b. Bef 27 Jan 1591,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jeane Minter,   b. Bef Apr 1592,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Thomas Minter,   b. Apr 1593,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elizabeth Minter,   b. Bef 17 Feb 1596,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Susan Minter,   b. Bef 5 Oct 1597,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Jeane Minter,   b. Bef 23 May 1599,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Thomas Minter,   b. Bef 5 Oct 1600,   d. 1 Jul 1602  (Age ~ 1 years)
     8. Katherine Minter,   b. Bef 27 Apr 1602,   d. 8 Sep 1603  (Age ~ 1 years)
     9. Fynnes Minter,   b. Bef 29 Dec 1603,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth JOHNSON 
     1. Nicholas Minter,   b. Bef 2 Nov 1606,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Alice Minter,   b. Bef 13 Apr 1609,   d. Apr 1609  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 5 Sep 1620 - Buckland next Dover, Kent Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Cliff Minter, from St Mary Dover PR, August 2009.

    2. [S3] Cliff Minter from Buckland next Dover PR, August 2009.