Watson H. Vinal

29 January 1816–14 May 1894 (Age 78)
Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Watson H.

When Watson H. Vinal was born on 29 January 1816, in Maine, United States, his father, John Vinal, was 28 and his mother, Susannah Carver, was 33. He married Hannah C Barton on 12 August 1837, in Vinalhaven, Knox, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Vinalhaven, Waldo, Maine, United States in 1850. He died on 14 May 1894, in Vinalhaven, Knox, Maine, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Vinalhaven, Knox, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Watson H. Vinal
1816–1894
Hannah C Barton
1811–1850
Marriage: 12 August 1837
Eliza Jane Vinal
1838–1913
Reuben Vinal
1840–1887
Margaret C Vinal
1843–1864
Patience S Vinal
1847–1862
James S Vinal
1847–1897

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 August 1837Vinalhaven, Knox, Maine, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1827
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Waldo, Maine, United States
    1838 · The Aroostook War
    Age 22
    "An international incident referred to as the Aroostook War or ""Pork and Beans War"". The conflict resulted as part of an international boundary dispute between the United States. Although several British soldiers were captured, nobody was killed during the war. In fact, local militia units did not engage in any significant combat. One of the most dramatic events was actually when two Canadian militia were injured by Black Bears."

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 172;2007: 324; 2010: 422)English (Kent and Sussex): habitational name from Vinnal's Farm in Pebmarsh (Essex), which apparently takes its name from a certain Roger Weyenild whose surname appears to be from an Old English female personal name Wynnhild (from wynn ‘joy’ + hild ‘battle’).Galician and Spanish (Viñal): habitational name from any of the six places in Galicia (Spain) named Viñal, from a derivative of viña ‘vineyard’.

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

    Sources (25)

    • Watson H. Vinal, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
    • Watson H Vinal, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Watson H. Vinal, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"

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