Person:Minnie Varner (1)

Minnie May VARNER
b.6 MAR 1881 Clay, Indiana
d.24 May 1932 Cory, Clay, Indiana
m. 12 Sep 1872
  1. Ananias Wesley VARNER1873 - 1877
  2. Aaron Thomas VARNER1875 - 1876
  3. Hatty Gulnara VARNER1877 - 1877
  4. William Curtis VARNER1878 - 1958
  5. Minnie May VARNER1881 - 1932
  6. Rella Varner1884 - 1954
  7. Ina VARNER1885 - 1957
  8. Claude VARNER1888 - ABT 1892
  9. Clyde VARNER1890 - 1973
  10. Mabel VARNER1892 - 1959
m. 13 Apr 1901
Facts and Events
Name Minnie May VARNER
Gender Female
Birth? 6 MAR 1881 Clay, Indiana
Marriage 13 Apr 1901 Clay, Indianato Alonzo LATHAM
Death[1] 24 May 1932 Cory, Clay, IndianaNear Cory.




1900 Federal Census, Sugar Ridge Township, Clay, Indiana.

Erastus Varner, head, white, male, 53, married, b. North Carolina
Margaret Varner, wife, white, female, 45, married, b. Indiana
Curtis Varner, son, white, male, 21, single, b. Indiana
Minnie Varner, daughter, white, female, 19, single, b. Indiana
Rella Varner, daughter, white, female, 16, single, b. Indiana
Tina Varner, daughter, white, female, 14, single, b. Indiana
Clyde Varner, son, white, male, 10, b. Indiana
Mabel Varner, daughter, white, female, 8, b. Indiana

Notes on 1900 census

Tina should be Ina. Curtis is identical to William C. of 1880.


1910 Federal Census, Clay County, Indiana.

Alonzo Latham, 34
Minnie Latham, 26
Clifford Latham, 6
Dorothy Latham, 3

Notes on 1910 census

Minnie should have been about 29 in 1910. Ruth May, the oldest daughter, died in 1903.


1920 Federal Census, Clay County, Indiana.

Alonzo Latham, 43
Minnie M Latham, 38
Clifford Latham, 16

Notes on 1920 census

A Dorothy appears who is 2/12 in transcripts. This may be 12 years old instead.


1930 Federal Census, Clay County, Indiana.

Alonzo Latham, 54
Minnie M Latham, 49
Clifford Latham, 26


The following appeared on Wednesday, 25 May 1932 in the Terre Haute Tribune, page 2.S1

Special To The Tribune.
BRAZIL, Ind., May 25.---Minnie Varner Latham, widow of C. W. Latham[2], died at the home of her son, Clifford Latham, near Cory, Tuesday of complications, aged 51 years, 2 months and 18 days. She is survived by a son and daughter, Clifford Latham, Cory, and Mrs. Ralph Smith[3], Terre Haute; also the mother, Mrs. Margaret Varner, of Jasonville; three sisters and two brothers, Mrs. Rilla Purcell, Brazil; Miss Inez Varner[4], Terre Haute; Mrs. Mabel Sinders, Wayne, Mich.; Clyde Varner, Bloomington, and Curtis Varner, of Jasonville. The funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the Ashboro church but will be preceded by short services at the home. Interment will be made at Oak Hill cemetery.


  1. Minnie Varner Latham, in Minnie Varner Latham Obituary, Terre Haute Tribune, 1932, Page 2, 25 May 1932, Primary quality.
  2. This should be Alonzo, who died a year earlier. There seem to be other errors in the obit.
  3. Her name is Dorothy.
  4. This is Ina Varner.