Minnie Pearl Main (1868-1949)

Minnie Pearl Main Price
Minnie Pearl Price
Born:2 Oct 1868 Lansing, Michigan
Died:5 Jul 1946 Lansing, Michigan
Father:John Lewis Main
Mother:Ella Isadora Scothorn
SiblingsMinnie Pearl Main
Frederic Main
Cora Bell Main
Marion Main
Baby boy Main
Married:6 Jul 1892 Lansing, Michigan
Spouse:James Lincoln Price
Children:Isadora Minerva Price
Donald Arthur Price
Minnie Pearl Main was born 2 October 1868 in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan.

Her parents are John Lewis Main and Ella Isadora Scothorn.

Her siblings are Frederic, Cora Mabel and Marion Main.

Minnie married James Lincoln Price on 6 July 1892 at Lansing, Ingham, Michigan. The newspaper notice of 7 July 1892 reads as follows:
James L. Price and Miss Minnie Pearl Main were married at home of the brides parents Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Main at 508 Kilborn Street by Rev. H. S. Jordan. The couple will reside at 717 North Walnut Street. The groom is a member of Lansing Confectionary Company.
Their children are Isadora Minerva and Donald Arthur Price.

Minnie loved her children and her husband. She spent her days taking care of them. Minnie had a partial stroke to her face while caring for her ailing husband and always kept that side of her face away from his sight so he would not know. He died July 4, 1917. Minnie went on to share many years with her sister and children. She also spent time in Harbor Springs with her Uncle Fred Main.

Minnie died 5 July 1949 in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan. She was buried in the Mount Hope Cemetery in Lansing.


*Scothorn Family Bible:
     Minnie Pearl Main born 2 October 1868 Lansing, Ingham, Michigan.
     Minnie Pearl Main married  James L. Price 6 July 1892 at Lansing, Michigan.

*1870 Federal Census, 2 Ward, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan
     Main, John L.
             , Minnie, 1, female, Michigan

*1880 Federal Census, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan
     Main, John L.
             , Minnie P., daughter, single, female, white, 11, MI, At School, NY, OH

*Marriage: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925:
     Groom's name: James L. Price
          Groom's age: 30 years
          Groom's birth year: 1862
          Groom's birthplace: Jay Co., Ind.
          Groom's father's name: Wm Price
          Groom's mother's name: Minerva Hickman
     Bride's name: Minnie Pearl Main
          Bride's age: 23 years
          Bride's birth year: 1869
          Bride's birthplace: Lansing
          Father of bride's name: John L. Main
          Mother of bride's name: Ella J. Scothom
     Marriage date: 06 Jul 1892
     Marriage place: Lansing, Ingham, Michigan
          Film number: 2342493
          Digital GS number: 4208247
          Image number: 383
          Reference number: v 2 p 241 rn 1290
          Collection: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925

*Marriage:  Certified Copy of Record of Marriage, Michigan, Ingham County, Record No. 1290:
     Date of Marriage:  07/06/1892
     I, Mike Bryanton, Clerk of the County of Ingham and the Circuit Court thereof, the same being a Court of  record having a seal, and do hereby certify that the following s a copy of the record of marriage of James L. Price and Minnie Pearl Main now remaining in my office and of the whole thereof, viz:
     Groom: James L. Price, 30, White, of Lansing,
          Born in Jay Co., Indiana
          Occupation: Confectioner
          Father:  William Price
          Mother:  Minerva Hickman
          Previous marriages:  1
     Bride:  Minnie Pearl Main, 23, White, of Lansing,
          Born in Michigan
          Occupation:  Unknown
          Father:  John L. Main
          Mother:  Ella J. Scothorn
          Previous marriages:  0
     Place of Marriage:  Lansing, Michigan
     Person by whom married:  H. L. Jordon, Minister
          William Minerva Price, of Lansing, Michigan
          John L. Main, of Lansing, Michigan
     Date of License:  07/05/1892
     In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said Court, the 28th day of August A.D., 2003,
          Mike Bryant, Clerk
          By: Kathryn A. Calder, Deputy Clerk

*1900 Federal Census, Denver City, Arapahoe, Colorado Precinct 2, enumerated 4 Jun 1900, E. Center St. #421, Dwelling #56, Family #58:
     Price, James L., head, white, male, Apr 1862 38, md, 7 yrs., IND, IND, IND
             , Minnie, wife, white, female, Oct 1868, 32, md, 7 yrs.,  MI, NY, OH
             , Isadora, daughter, white, female, Jul 1898, 1, single, CO, IND, MI
     Main, Mabel, sister, white, female, May 1872, 28, single, MI, NY, OH

*1920 Federal Census, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan Ward 4 18 Jan 1920 ED 97 N. Washington Ave.
     Main, Mabel, head, own home mort., female, white, 72, single, MI, NY, OH, teacher public school
     Price, Minnie P., sister, female, white, 51, Widow, MI, NY, OH
             , Isadora M., niece, female, white, 20, single, CO, MI, MI
             , R. Donald A., nephew, male, white, 19, single, CO, IN, MI

*1930 Federal Census, Harbor Springs Village, Emmet, Michigan
     Main, Frederick F., head, male, white, 85, widow, married at 30, NY, CT, NY,
     Price, Minnie P., niece, female, white, 61, widow, married at 23, MI, NY, OH

*Memorial Service:
     Minnie P. Price
          OCT 2, 1868 - JULY 5, 1949
          Services at The Colonial Chapel Estes- Leadley Funeral Home
          Thursday 7 JUL 1949 at 3:00 P.M.
          Clergyman:  Rev. William A. Blanding
          Organist:  Miss Mildred Koonsman
          Interment: at Mt. Hope Cemetary, Lansing, Michigan
          Bearers: Joseph Marshall, Karl Schneeberger, James Price and Frank Sallows
          23rd Psalm

*Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery Index, Lansing, Michigan:
     Price, Minnie P. Main, b. 1888, d. 1949, Sec Q

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