|Born||Margaretha Gertz Van Dorn|
Minerva, born Margaretha Gertz Van Dorn of German decent, was a successful escape artist at the beginning of the 1900s.
She performed in America, Canada, Cuba, Germany, France, Hungary and Great Britain as the "American Queen of Mystery".
Minerva married Guy Jarrett, her second marriage, around 1913.
- ↑ The Complete Jarrett by Guy E. Jarrett and Jim Steinmeyer (2001)