Lavina Winship

9 August 1789–3 April 1842 (Age 52)
Broome, New York, United States

The Life of Lavina

When Lavina Winship was born on 9 August 1789, in Broome, New York, United States, her father, Jabez Lathrop Winship, was 36 and her mother, Hannah Forsythe, was 37. She married John Conner on 13 March 1813, in Franklin, Indiana Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 3 April 1842, in Noblesville, Hamilton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Noblesville, Hamilton, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Conner
Lavina Winship
Marriage: 13 March 1813
Willliam Winship Conner
Henry John Conner
Lavina Conner
Henry Ives Conner
Richard James Conner

Spouse and Children

13 March 1813
Franklin, Indiana Territory, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 8

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 15

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. Reaney suggests that it may be habitational name from Wincheap Street in Canterbury, but this origin is not supported by the present-day distribution of the surname, which is heavily concentrated in northeastern England.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lovina Conner, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Viney Winship, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Voney Winship in entry for John Conner, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"

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