Renn Carson Winter

Brief Life History of Renn Carson

When Renn Carson Winter was born on 20 February 1891, in Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States, his father, Alva Carson Winter, was 30 and his mother, Emily Hannah Bonney, was 27. He married Minnie Olive Maine on 2 September 1915, in Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Rural, Clarke, Alabama, United States in 1935 and Washington Township, Clarke, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 24 August 1964, in Clarke, Iowa, United States, at the age of 73.

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Renn Carson Winter
Minnie Olive Maine
Marriage: 2 September 1915
Ernest Luther Winter
Frances Winters
Kenneth A Winter

Sources (15)

  • R C Winter, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Winters, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • R C Winter, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English (Old English) personal name Winter (Old English Wintra), originally a nickname from the word for ‘winter’ and perhaps still a nickname (see 2 below) in the period of surname formation.

English: occasionally perhaps an occupational name from Middle English winter, a variant of Middle English, Anglo-Norman French viniter, vinter ‘wine merchant’.

Irish: Anglicized form (part translation) of Gaelic Mac Giolla-Gheimhridh ‘son of the lad of winter’, from geimhreadh ‘winter’. This name is also Anglicized McAlivery.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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