Lucinda Wimer

Brief Life History of Lucinda

When Lucinda Wimer was born on 3 June 1828, in Virginia, United States, her father, Philip Wimer Jr, was 31 and her mother, Mary Ann Hoover, was 24. She married Isaac P. Strawder on 16 May 1851, in Circleville, Pendleton, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Pendleton, Louisa, Virginia, United States in 1860. She died on 10 June 1904, at the age of 76, and was buried in Wooster Cemetery, Coffey, Kansas, United States.

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Isaac P. Strawder
Lucinda Wimer
Marriage: 16 May 1851
Ambrose Strawder
William Strawder
Phil A. Strawder
Isaac Newton Strawder

Sources (12)

  • Lucinda Strother, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lucinda Wimer, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Lucinda Wimer Strawder, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.


Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Wymer or German Weimer .

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

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