1881 census information for Minnoe family

1881 census entries for Minor family in Belleville
NameGenderAgePlace of birthReligionOriginOccupation
Minnor, George M 59 Ontario C. Methodist African Labourer
Minnor, Rebecca F 58 Ireland C. Methodist Irish -

The 1881 assessment roll for Foster Ward in Belleville lists a labourer called George Miner [Minor] living on lot 9 on the south side of Franklin Street.

1881 assessment roll entry for George Minor.

The Minor family were also living in Belleville at the time of the 1861 census:

1861 listing for Minor family.

At that time, George and Rebecca had three children: Isabella (9), William Thomas (4). and John A.  Ten years later, John's name is missing, but there is another child, George, listed:

1871 census listing for Minor family

Rebecca died of paralysis on 20 December 1882 at the age of 60.

Newspaper announcement of the death of Rebecca Minor in 1882


In Belleville, on the 20th inst., REBECCA, beloved wife of George Minor, in the 60th year of her age.

The funeral will take place on Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock, from her late residence, Franklin St. near Bleecker's Mill.

 George was married again on 12 September 1885 to Margaret Barnes, a 38-year-old Englishwoman born in Hampshire. The wedding took place in the Anglican church of St. Thomas in Belleville. George gave his place of birth as Queenston Heights, Ontario and his parents' names as George and Margaret Minor. He died in Belleville 12 years later, on 20 April 1897.

St. Thomas Anglican Church

 The home formerly occupied by the Minor family at 7 Franklin Street was still standing in 2012 when the Google StreetView camera car visited the area:

Frame house.