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  New England Genealogy
Joanna Miner was born on 12 Dec 1680 in Stonington, CT, was baptized on 30 Mar 1681 in Stonington, CT and died on 15 Jan 1726 in Stonington, CT.
Samuel Miner was born on 27 Jun 1752 in Stonington, CT and was baptized on 23 Aug 1752 in Stonington, CT.
Asher Miner was born on 30 Jan 1772 in Stonington, CT and died on 1 Sep 1836 in Stonington, CT.
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 Descendants of Christopher Avery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Abigail Avery was born on 18 Jan 1679 in New London, CT and died on 10 Nov 1722 in Stonington, CT.
Nathan Avery was born on 30 Jan 1702 in Groton, CT.
Phoebe Avery was born on 10 Jan 1758 in Stonington, CT and died on 18 Dec 1787 in Stonington, CT.
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 TV ACRES: Advertising Mascots - Madge the Manicurist/Jan Miner (Colgate-Palmolive)
Born October 15, 1917 in Boston, Jan Miner died on February 15, 2004 at the Bethel Health Care Facility in Connecticut.
Jan Miner had retired to Southbury, Connecticut with her actor/screenwriter husband, Richard Merrell.
Miner's film credits included the role of Lenny Bruce's mother in the film Lenny (1974) starring Dustin Hoffman; and as the Mother Superior in the film Mermaids (1980) starring Cher.
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 Boston.com / News / Local / Conn. / Jan Miner, actress who gained fame as 'Madge' in TV ads, dies at 86   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Miner, who lived in nearby Southbury, had been in failing health and died at the Bethel Health Care Facility, her agent, Michael Thomas, told The New York Times.
Miner won her most widespread attention in Palmolive commercials as Madge, praising the gentleness of its dish detergent to a customer surprised to find her hands soaking in it.
Miner is survived by a brother, Donald Miner, of Concord, N.H. © Copyright 2004 Associated Press.
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 Blog of Death: Jan Miner
Janice Miner was known all over the world for her portrayal of Madge, the wisecracking manicurist in Palmolive commercials.
Miner studied at the Vesper George School of Art in Boston and trained for the stage with acting coach Lee Strasberg.
During the late 1940s, Miner appeared on several radio programs, including the popular, syndicated series, "Boston Blackie." In film, she acted with Dustin Hoffman in "Lenny," and in "Mermaids" with Cher.
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 Boston.com / News / Boston Globe / Obituaries / Jan Miner, 86; stage actress played 'Madge' in TV soap ads
Jan Miner, who went from the stages of Boston to success as a character actress on Broadway and to fame as Madge the Manicurist on television ads, died Sunday at a health care center in Bethel, Conn. She was 86.
Miner was considered a character actress, a term she embraced.
Miner leaves a brother, Donald, of Concord, N.H. She frequently shared the stage with her husband of 35 years, Richard Merrell, an actor and writer who died in 1988.
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 Variety: Miner was Palmolive's 'Madge'.(Obituaries)(Jan Miner)(Brief Article)(Obituary)@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Actress Jan Miner, best known as Madge the Manicurist in Palmolive dish soap commercials for 27 years, died Feb. 15 in Bethel, Conn. She was 86.
Miner performed in numerous plays from the 1940s to the 1980s and also acted on radio programs, in films and TV shows.
The Palmolive commercials featured Miner as Madge, who praised the gentleness of its dish detergent to a customer surprised to find her hands were "soaking in it." She played the character for 27 years, which allowed her to pursue the stage roles she preferred.
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 USATODAY.com - Jan Miner, star of Palmolive 'Madge' TV ads, dies at 86   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
BETHEL, Conn. (AP) — Jan Miner, a New York stage actress who gained fame as Madge, the manicurist in Palmolive television ads, died Sunday.
Janice Miner was born on Oct. 15, 1917, in Boston, the daughter of a dentist and a painter.
Miner is survived by a brother, Donald Miner, of Concord, N.H. Copyright 2005 The Associated Press.
www.usatoday.com /life/television/news/2004-02-18-miner-obit_x.htm   (356 words)

  
 Jan Miner | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Jan Miner, who had a long career on the New York stage but was best known as Madge the Manicurist in Palmolive commercials, died Feb. 15 in Bethel, Conn. She was 86 and lived in nearby Southbury.
Miner was never far from productions on-and off-Broadway or on out-of-town stages, from New Haven and Stratford, Conn., to St. Louis.
Miner as Madge, who praised the gentleness of its dish detergent to a customer surprised to find that her hands were soaking in it.
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 ArcticNews Syndicaton and News Feed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ever since the story appeared about Noel Napolilli getting fined for shooting and killing a moose that was eating hay from a pole barn on his property and then charged him and his German shepherd, the phone has been ringing off the hook at Napolilli's house.
For combined capital and operating costs of up to C$6.8 billion it should be economically feasible to use one of three options to develop natural gas in Canada’s High Arctic at some point in the next four to 15 years and stretching through to 2040, a Canadian Energy Research Institute study has concluded.
The tragic story of the Big Valley, a Kodiak-based crab boat that sank Jan. 15 killing five of its six crew, took a bizarre turn Monday when another boat's crew was arrested for illegally using some of the Big Valley's gear.
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 ‘Madge’ from TV ads dies at 86 - TELEVISION - MSNBC.com
Jan Miner, shown in 1955, was a New York stage actress before gaining fame as Madge, the manicurist in Palmolive television ads.
Her agent tells The New York Times that Miner died Sunday at a health care facility in Bethel, Connecticut.
Miner frequently shared the stage with her husband of 35 years, Richard Merrell, an actor and writer.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/4297063   (299 words)

  
 Jan Miner
Jan Miner, 86, TV's Madge the manicurist (The Record (Bergen County, NJ))
Court Settlement Requires Utah to Establish, Fund Miners' Hospital.
Miner Family Vineyards Celebrates Launch of New eCommerce Website With Inaugural Release of 1999 Merlot, Stagecoach Vineyard.
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 Jan Miner Biography At DVDwolf.com
When you start your career you may not always be sure where you will end up and how you may achieve success.
You can bet your bottom dollar that Jan Miner (Born October 15, 1917 in Boston, Massachusetts) did not expect to become known as Madge, the Palmolive 'You're soaking in it' woman, a character she would play for 27 years.
Aside from her longstanding stint with Palmolive, Miner co-starred on the syndicated radio show 'Boston Blackie' playing as Mary Wesley from 1945-1949.
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 GENUKI: Middleton in Teesdale Baptisms 1813-1841 (F-R)
RICHARDSON, Nanny - Samuel + Mally of Stotley Lonning, Miner, 26 Jan 1817
ROBINSON, Rachael - Joseph + Rachael of Harwood, Miner, 25 Jan 1829
RUMNEY, Joseph - Ralph + Elizabeth of Harwood, Miner, 27 Jun 1833
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 Jan Miner, actress who gained fame as 'Madge' in TV ads, dies at 86   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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Her agent told The New York Times that she had been in failing health and died at the Bethel Health Care Facility.
If your friend does that, you should probably drop them as a friend.
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