Menges

MENGES is a western German name. 

Facts

  • Country: Germany, Hebstahl or Erbach
  • Surname Type: description
  • Meaning: strength
  • Soundex: M522
  • Spelling variations: MINGES, MINGOS, MINGOUS, MINGUS

Family

  1. Johann Conrad MENGES (c1730-1797) married Margetha _____ about 1753 (1 child). They immigrated to Pennsylvania and he later married Anna Maria _____ about 1756. He later married Susan Catharine _____ about 1766 (no issue). The following descendants are from Anna Maria _____.
    1. Johann Conrad MENGES (1757-? married Maria _____.
      1. Coonrad MENGES (1777-1863) married Sarah _____.
        1. Peter MINGUS (1797-1860)
        2. Maria MINGUS (1799-?)
        3. John MINGOS (1800-1871) married Nancy SHAVER (1802-1862)
          1. Amanda (1822-1904)
          2. Mary (c1823-?)
          3. Sarah (1824-1891)
          4. Hannah (1826-1895)
          5. Sophia (1828-1852)
          6. Philo (1830-1878)
          7. Benjamin C (1831-1907)
          8. Lorenzo Albert (1833-1906)
          9. David S (1835-1907) married Martha BENJAMIN (1838-1920)
            1. Mary E
            2. John S
            3. Minnie A (1879-1952) married Henry Homer SPENCER (1875-1964)
          10. Irene (1837-1920)
          11. Martha (1840-1894)
          12. Eliza M (1842-?)
          13. George Gilbert (1846-1886)
          14. William L (1848-1848)
        4. Elizabeth MINGOS (1803-1842)
        5. Philip (1805-1879) married Nancy MINGOS (1836-?)
        6. George MINGUS (1808-1890)
        7. Charles MINGIS (1813-1899)
        8. Joseph A MINGOS (1815-1901)
        9. Alonzo MINGOS (1818-1884)
        10. Conrad MINGUS (1825-1898)

Immigrants

  • Johann Conrad MENGES (c1730-1797)

Menges Family Association of America

The family association is dedicated to researchig people who used the MENGES name or any of the variations. The association does not just research one ancestral line, but tries to identify each immigrant as a separate line.

 
c/o John Mingos
8411 Buckhannon Drive
Potomac, MD 20854

 

Ancestor Code Table: F

The Ancestor Code Table identifies each known immigrant (so far), assigning a unique code to track all descendants from that immigrant. I am descended from Conrad, family code "F", who arrived in Philadelpha in October 26, 1754 aboard the Mary & Sarah. He then moved to Easton, Pennsylvania. Passengers abord Mary & Sarah came from franconia, Wirtemberg, and Palatinate.

 

External Links

  • Ancestry.com Meaning/Facts (link)
  • Menges Family of Monroe. Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice (link)