Joseph Thomas "Pappy" Minter ( b.1818-d.1888)and his wife Sarah Ann (Carter) Minter ( b.1820-d.1900). Most of the Pine Forest Minters descended from these two people with exception of those who descended from Sylvanus Abner "Captain" Minter (b.1834-d.1912 ). Pappy and the Captain are brothers.  They both made the trek from Georgia to Texas in 1855. Pappy Sarah