Peyton Wesley Minter
- Born: Jun 1854, Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA. 98
- Marriage: Martha Lucy Foster about 1878 in Texas
- Died: After 1930, Odell, Marshall Co., Oklahoma
The 1880 United States Federal Census for Wise Co., Texas, District 130 page 215B records P. W. Minter (25) with wife M. L. (18-Martha Lucy Foster) and daughters G. A. (1) and M.L. (5/12-Jan.) Since the census was taken in June 1880, I believe the 1900 records for Minnie's birth to be Jan 1880 or Dec 1879, not Dec 1880 as listed in the 1900 census.
The 1900 Federal Census for Woodville, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory records Peyton Minter (June 1854-Virginia) with wife Lucy (Nov 1869-Texas) and children Minnie (Dec 1880), William (Dec 1882), Fannie (Nov 1885), Loula (Jan 1888), Kate (Feb 1890), Tabitha (Jan 1892), Gertrude (Apr 1894), and Ruth (Sept 1897). Minnie, William, and Fannie are listed as born in Texas while the other children born in Indian Territory which means that the family moved into the Oklahoma Territory ca 1887.
The 1910 Federal Census for Odell Township, Marshall Co., Oklahoma, District 194 page 232A records P. W. Minter (55) with wife M. L. (45) and children William (25), Lula (22), Kate (20), Tabitha (18), Gertrude (16), Ruth (12), Paul (10), John (9), and Coleman (6).
The 1920 Federal Census for Odell Township, Marshall Co., Oklahoma, ED# 164 page 76A records Wesley P. Minter (63 - VA) with wife Martha L. (49 - TX/TN/TX) and children WilliamW. (37 - TX), Ruth C.(19 - OK), Paul C. (18 - OK), John T. (17 - OK), and Coleman C. (14 - OK).
The 1930 Federal Census for Odell Township, Marshall Co., Oklahoma, District 8, page 65A, dated April 2, records a Peyton W. Minter, born ca 1859 in Virginia. He has been married 47 years to Martha (62). Living with Peyton and Martha are 45 year old son, William, 22 year old son, Coleman, and 20 year old daughter, Ruth, all listed as born in Oklahoma.
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Farmer.
Peyton married Martha Lucy Foster, daughter of William P. Foster and Sarah, about 1878 in Texas. (Martha Lucy Foster was born about 1862 in Wise Co., Texas and died after 1930 in Odell, Marshall Co., Oklahoma.)