Martha Whiteneck

10 August 1836–4 March 1922 (Age 85)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Whiteneck was born on 10 August 1836, in Indiana, United States, her father, John Whiteneck, was 34 and her mother, Lucy Kingery, was 29. She married Michael ( Twin) Winger on 17 February 1853, in Wabash, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Waltz Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Richland Township, Grant, Indiana, United States for about 60 years. She died on 4 March 1922, in Wabash, Indiana, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Deerfield, Ward Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Michael ( Twin) Winger
1829–1889
Martha Whiteneck
1836–1922
Marriage: 17 February 1853
John Madison Winger
1854–1928
Pamelia Ann Winger
1856–1930
Amanda Jane Winger
1858–1918
Lucinda Ellen Winger
1860–1929
Sarah Elizabeth Winger
1862–1869
Carey Austin Winger
1865–1945
William Perry Winger
1868–1950
Arthur Oliver Winger
1873–1950

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 February 1853
Wabash, Indiana, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    William Whiteneck

    Male1821–1908Male

    Lydia Whiteneck

    Female1823–1886Female

    Jacob Whiteneck

    Male1829–1832Male

    Martin Whiteneck

    Male1830–1913Male

    Male1833–1863Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 5

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 27

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Hwite, white, and naca, a skiff, meaning a white skiff

Sources (3)

  • Martha Wingert in household of Michael Wingert, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha Winger, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha Winger, "United States Census, 1920"

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