Rhoda b. ca 1808 LA (per the 1850 Newton Co., TX census) is said to have been a MINCHEW.She had married Sampson WATSON about 1825.His family had lived in St Helena Par., LA.He and his wife and children were found in the following census:Rapides Par. 1830, Catahoula Par. 1840, Newton Co., TX 1850, Rapides Par. 1860.I didn't find them in the 1870 census, but he and Rhoda are said to have died in Beauregard Par. in 1880.
There was a Moses MINCHEY in the St Helena Par. census of 1850.I didn't find the Menchew or Minchew name in the early LA census indexes.
These are the names they gave their children:Rebecca, possibly Lucretia, Charlotte, Sarah, Jeptha (male), Nancy Ann, Delilah, Dicey, Betsey Ann, and possibly Manuel or Maverick.